If possible highlight interests and hobbies that are related to the role you are applying for. Talk about any foreign languages you know or exotic places you have visited. Also give examples of activities that portray you as a responsible, sociable person who has a friendly personality and who can get along within a team. These type of responses will help set you apart from other candidates.
☛ Foreign languages.
☛ Winning any competitions i.e. chess, karate.
☛ Running marathons.
☛ A member of any societies or charities.
I am anxious to put my experience of managing people together with my extensive knowledge of inventory control. I'm especially attracted to working in a dynamic company like this one,
No, I would prefer to remain in the Dallas area. I have family here and they need my help from time to time
Questions about your current compensation may sound personal, but they can still be asked at interviews. Never lie or stretch the truth, as if you are found out it could jeopardize your entire application.
☛ My present employer pays me well outside of the norm, however I would not like to limit my job prospects by using that salary as a comparison.
☛ As a highly valued member of the company, I am paid on the very high end of current market rates.
Remember not to directly criticize or be negative about the company, managers or supervisors. Instead find other general issues to focus on.
☛ Sometimes it is difficult for me to get a sense of my own achievement in a big company like my present employer.
☛ There are very few opportunities for advancement with my present employer who are a small company.
What NOT to mention:
☛ Overtime issues.
☛ Salary expectations.
☛ Speak about specific matters that are relevant to the position you are applying for. If you do not have any specific experience, get them as close as you can.
☛ If you are being asked this question from your employer, you can explain about your experience. Tell the employer what responsibilities you were performing in your previous job. You can tell about the programs you have developed and modules you have worked on. You can also tell about your achievements in different programs.
Try to link what you 'like' to any of the requirements of the job you are applying for. Also keep in mind that you are looking to leave your present jobs so don't make a big list.
☛ It provides me with constant new challenges to test my abilities.
☛ Communicating and meeting with new people.
☛ Able to use your initiative.
☛ Working as part of a team.
This question will become more common as the economy continues to slow down. It's a tough question, however, especially because many workers aren't told exactly why they were laid off. The best way to tackle this question is to answer as honestly as possible.
As I'm sure you're aware, the economy is tough right now and my company felt the effects of it. I was part of a large staff reduction and that's really all I know. I am confident, however, that it had nothing to do with my job performance, as exemplified by my accomplishments. For example..
Give a solution that is related to work and if possible the job you are applying for. Demonstrate something that shows how you saved a previous employer money, made them more efficient or increased revenue.
There are several ways to assess: You set big challenges for yourself and met them. Your achievement is a big success. Your boss told you that you were successful.
I am sure that I was successful. I have dreamt to work for your company and I can do anything to make my dream become true. And I am really interested in this job, for my passion not for money.