☛ Why do you want this job, and what qualities do you think this job requires?
☛ Why do you want to work for this organisation?
☛ What can we offer you that your current organisation cannot?
☛ How long have you been looking for a new job?
☛ What sorts of jobs are you considering at the moment?
☛ What are your duties on a day-to-day basis?
☛ What was your greatest success and how did you achieve it?
☛ What has been your biggest failure?
☛ How do you handle criticism?
☛ How do you work with others?
☛ What are your strengths/weaknesses?
☛ Give me an example of when you took the initiative to solve a problem?
☛ What motivates you or what are your career goals?
☛ How did you get on with your last manager/colleagues?
☛ What proactive steps have you taken to make your workplace more efficient and productive? Specifically describe a policy, project or system you created or initiated.
☛ Describe a high-pressure situation you had to handle at work. Tell me what happened, who was involved and what you did in terms of problem solving.
☛ Some situations require us to express ideas or opinions in a very tactful and careful way. Tell me about a time when you were successful in this type of situation.