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Human Resource (HR) Interview Questions And Answers

Management :: Human Resource (HR) Job Interview Questions and Answers

Human Resource Manager must be good at LISTENING when interviewing people for jobs, and also at WRITING reports. They need to be able to ANALYSE the requirements for a particular job (rather like this!) and to MAKE DECISIONS on who to invite for interview. This section will guide both HR Applying Job and HR Interviewing people. You also need the ability to work under PRESSURE and to deadlines, and NEGOTIATING and PERSUADING SKILLS we will guide you here how to do this.

1 ► How did you prepare for this HR interview?
2 ► What attracts you to personnel management?
3 ► We have received hundreds of applications for personnel - why should we choose you?
4 ► How is your course relevant to HR?
5 ► Tell me about your work experience of Human Resource?
6 ► How can we become more efficient HR Manager?
7 ► What do you think of trade unions?
8 ► Your manager has decided he can no longer afford graduate recruitment - how would you convince him otherwise?
9 ► Describe a situation where you were in conflict with others. How did you resolve this?
10 ► Have you any questions about Human Resource (HR)?
11 ► What is the difference between primary & secondary storage device?
12 ► What is pipelining?
13 ► Why are you here?
14 ► How do you prepare for behavioral interviews?
15 ► How is this different than other questions you might encounter?
16 ► What is a Behavioral Interview?
17 ► What is Your Brand?
18 ► What kind of manager do you find most difficult to work for?
19 ► How would your current/previous employer describe your work ethic?
20 ► Give me a recent example of when you needed the assistance of your manager.
21 ► Are You Manageable?
22 ► The Class Everyone Thought You Took, But You Did not?
23 ► Do Not Underestimate The Power Of A Good Resume
24 ► Your First Job Interview
25 ► New Grads - Tips For Moving Out, On and Up
26 ► for Successfully Prepare For Interviews Follow These Five Steps
27 ► How to Successfully Prepare For Interviews
28 ► Interviews bring up nervous questions for employers, such as:
29 ► Poor Grammar, Poor Impression
30 ► If you were shopping for a new car, what would you think if all the Honda or Lexus or Toyota brochures had apostrophes in the wrong place? Or misspelled words? Or glaring grammatical errors? Would you know?
31 ► After the Interview Now What?
32 ► Your best bet in this case is to meet the challenge head-on by preparing to address the gaps directly.
33 ► Three Powerful Tips to Address Gaps in Your Career History
34 ► Many studies have shown that interviewing does not provide the company with the best candidate for the job. Does that mean that interviewing is bad? No, it’s more that most interviewers are not that good. Very often, you’ll be interviewed by a recruiter who doesn’t know that much about the job, a human resource professional that knows about the company but not about your specialty, or by a hiring manager who knows their area but hasn’t been trained in interviewing techniques. Plus, interviewing often ends up being subjective and coming down to what kind of connection you have with the interviewer. That being said, there are several things you can do to increase your chances of a successful outcome in your interviews.
35 ► A Checklist to Nail Behavioral Interviews
36 ► Going forward, you need to re-frame this data in terms of what is needed for the specific position you are applying for.
37 ► Entry Level or Junior Level Jobs or Non-Exempt Jobs
38 ► Financial situation of the company you are interviewing with and industry trends
39 ► Other perks that come with the job
40 ► Salary negotiation depends on several things: Your level of experience and the level of the job you are interviewing for
41 ► In most companies hiring managers make decisions about how to allocate their budgets. Generally HR representatives are messengers who report your past salary, salary requirements etc to the hiring manager. In some organizations the HR manager negotiates on behalf of the hiring manager. Find out that makes the final decision about salary and perks and, if possible, deal directly with that person.
42 ► Why do recruiters ask for your salary?
43 ► Why Should I Hire You?
44 ► Research the industry what is going on that will help you understand the larger environment in which the company operates? What is the competition doing?
45 ► What exactly do you want to know Does it understand more about a job or career Do you want to learn how to write a Blog, a book or start a business$ Create a list of questions that you will ask the person you are meeting with so that you do not forget anything. This will also help him understand what information is most useful for you so that the conversation doesn’t wander during your meeting. Prepare and write down your questions ahead of time but do not bombard him with too many. It is okay to take notes during the meeting.
46 ► Oops, I already told the interviewer what I am making. Now what?
47 ► How does EJB support polymorphism?
48 ► How long would you stay with us?
49 ► How long would it take you to make a meaningful contribution to our firm?
50 ► What do you look for in a job?
51 ► What would you do for us?
52 ► Why do you want to work for us?
53 ► What do you know about our company?
54 ► What do you know about our organization?
55 ► What can you do for us that someone else ca not?
56 ► What do you find most attractive about this position? What seems least attractive about it?
57 ► Your resume suggests that you may be over-qualified or too experienced for this position. What is Your opinion?
58 ► What is your management style?
59 ► Are you a good manager? Can you give me some examples? Do you feel that you have top managerial potential?
60 ► What do you look for when You hire people?
61 ► Have you ever had to fire people? What were the reasons, and how did you handle the situation?
62 ► What do you think is the most difficult thing about being a manager or executive?
63 ► What important trends do you see in our industry?
64 ► Why are you leaving (did you leave) your present (last) job?
65 ► How do you feel about leaving all your benefits to find a new job?
66 ► In your current (last) position, what features do (did) you like the most?
67 ► What do you think of your boss?
68 ► Why are not you earning more at your age?
69 ► What do you feel this position should pay?
70 ► What are your long-range goals?
71 ► How successful do you you have been so far?
72 ► What do you think the employees responsibilities are to the company?
73 ► What are your short and long term goals?
74 ► Tell me about a time when you tried and failed?
75 ► In what way do you think you can contribute to our company?
76 ► How do you handle conflict?
77 ► Describe a challenging work issue you had to face, and how you dealt with it?
78 ► How do you get on with other people?
79 ► What are the most important considerations for you in choosing a job?
80 ► What do you do in your spare time?
81 ► Why did you choose to major in …?
82 ► Have you any questions for us?
83 ► How much do you expect to be paid?
84 ► How much do you know about our organization?
85 ► What are your major strengths and weaknesses?
86 ► Are not you over qualified for this position?
87 ► How do you handle pressure?
88 ► Have you applied for other jobs?
89 ► Why should we appoint you?
90 ► How long do you expect to stay with us?
91 ► What do you see yourself doing in five years from now?
92 ► What are your long-term plans?
93 ► What appeals to you about this job?
94 ► At the end of the first year, if you got this job, how would you measure your success?
95 ► What do you want from us?
96 ► What has prompted you to apply for this position?
97 ► What do you have to offer us?
98 ► Which adjectives would you use to describe yourself?
99 ► Why did you choose your college major?
100 ► Why are you leaving your present job? (or, Why did you leave)?
101 ► What do you think about the college you studied?
102 ► If you do not have much time and they hold seriously differing views, what would be your approach?
103 ► Who has inspired you in your life and why?
104 ► What would you say to your boss if he is crazy about an idea, but you think it stinks?
105 ► What would you do if a fellow executive on your own corporate level was not pulling his/her weight…and this was hurting your department?
106 ► May I contact your present employer for a reference?
107 ► What do you worry about?
108 ► How many hours a week does you normally work?
109 ► What was the toughest challenge you have ever faced?
110 ► Have you considered starting your own business?
111 ► What do you for when you hire people?
112 ► The Illegal Question
113 ► How do you define success…and how do you measure up to your own definition?
114 ► The Opinion Question” - What do you think about …Abortion…The President…The Death Penalty…(or any other controversial subject)?
115 ► If you won? 10 million lottery, would you still work?
116 ► Looking back on your last position, have you done your best work?
117 ► Why should I hire you from the outside when I could promote someone from within?
118 ► On a scale of one to ten, rate me as an interviewer.
119 ► What was the toughest part of your last job?
120 ► “The Salary Question” - How much money do you want?
121 ► What are your goals?
122 ► The “Hypothetical Problem”
123 ► What is the most difficult part of being a (job title)?
124 ► You have been with your firm a long time. Would not it be hard switching to a new company?
125 ► How could you have improved your career progress?
126 ► Do you have the stomach to fire people? Have you had experience firing many people?
127 ► Are you willing to relocate or travel?
128 ► How do you feel about working nights and weekends?
129 ► Have you been absent from work more than a few days in any previous position?
130 ► Tell me about the most boring job you have ever had.
131 ► What was the toughest decision you ever had to make?
132 ► Why are not you earning more money at this stage of your career?
133 ► What makes you angry?
134 ► Can you work under pressure?
135 ► Could you have done better in your last job?
136 ► Would you lie for the company?
137 ► Tell me about a situation when your work was criticized.
138 ► Tell me honestly about the strong points and weak points of your boss (company, management team, etc.)
139 ► Why have you been out of work so long?
140 ► What are your career options right now?
141 ► Why do you want to work at our company?
142 ► Describe your ideal company, location, and job.
143 ► Where do you see yourself five years from now?
144 ► Are not you overqualified for this position?
145 ► The “Silent Treatment”
146 ► Why are you leaving (or did you leave) this position?
147 ► Tell me about something you did - or failed to do - that you now feel a little ashamed of.
148 ► What are your greatest weaknesses?
149 ► What are your greatest strengths?
150 ► What are the difference between the communication and transmission?

2012-04-02 06:31:39

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