Q: Describe yourself.
Q: What do you know about the organization?
Q: How do you justify the job?
Q: Why do you want this job?
Q: What does success mean to you?
Q: What are your strengths?
Q: What are your weaknesses?
Q: What do you do in leisure time?
Q: Do you want to ask anything from us?
Q: What are your hobbies?
Q: What kind of person are you?
Q: How do you pursue your hobbies?
Q: What has been your greatest achievement?
Q: What has been your greatest failure?
Q:How did you prepare for this interview?
Q:What are your professional goals for the next 3-5 years?
Q: What do you want to work with this organization?
Q: Where do you see yourself five years down the line?
Q:Tell me about something you did recently that was not part of your job?
Q: Tell me about your educational background?
Q:How have you grown in your current job?
Q:What kinds of skills did you use in your past job?
Q:What are you seeking in your next job?
Q:What type of compliments do you receive from your peers or supervisors?
Q:What happens when two priorities compete for your time?
Q:Can you describe a recent situation in which you accomplished an important objective
in a brief period of time?
Q: Are you willing to work in shifts?
Q: What is the thing you like the most in the world? Why?
Q: What is the thing you dislike the most in the world? Why?
Q: What are your salary expectations for this job?
Q: What are the projects you have ever undertaken?
Q: How do you define arrogance? Are you arrogant?
Q: What role are you ready to take in a group?
Q: Who has been an inspiration for you?
Q: What is more important to you money or success?
Q: Rate yourself on a scale of 10.
Q:How do you handle repetitive tasks?
Q:Tell me about the last time you missed a goal or deadline.
Q:How do you keep others informed on work issues?
Q:When was the last time something upset you at work? What did you do?
Q:How do you ensure all of your work gets accomplished in a productive manner?
Q:What was the biggest professional risk you have taken and what was the outcome?
Q:Tell me about the last time you had to work with someone inside or outside of your
department to accomplish a goal.
Q:Describe a situation where you were successful in directing the work of others.
Q:Describe a situation when you dealt with a difficult person and how you resolved it.
Q:If your supervisor criticized you unfairly, how did/would you handle it?
Q:What do you expect from this job?
Q: Do you know anyone working with this organization?
Q:What do you like best about what you have learned about this job?
Q:What concerns do you have about this job?
Q:What do you see as your primary qualifications for this job?
Q: Why did you choose _________ as your major/subjects?
Q: Are you willing to travel?
Q: Why are you leaving the organization you work for?
Q: How much time do you need to join the organization?
Q: Are you aggressive?
Q: What makes you a good manager?
Q: What motivates you the most?
Q: What skills and abilities do you have?
Q: Is there anything you want to ask?
Q:If you were hired for this job, what areas would you make an immediate impact?
Q:In what areas do you think you will need guidance?
Q:How will you approach learning this "new" job?
Q:How will you approach acquiring new skill sets?
Q:Describe the most difficult situation you have faced in your career and how you
Q:Describe some problems you encountered in your most recent position and how you
Q:What specific steps do you utilize in solving workplace problems?
Q:What are some of the things that you and your supervisor disagree upon and how do
you resolve them?
Q:What do you do when you are pressed for a decision?
Q:In your last job what kinds of pressure did you encounter and how did you react?
Q:What kind of work interests you the most?
Q:What kind of work interests you the least?
Q:How would your references describe you?
Q:Name five characteristics that describe you.
Q:Are you a self-starter? Please provide specific examples.
Q:How does your present position differ from past ones?
Q:What would you like to avoid completely in your next job?
Q:What have you done to prepare yourself to be a supervisor?
Q:How do you motivate employees?
Q:What aspect of supervision do you find the most difficult?
Q:What is the most important quality a supervisor should have?
Q:How do you decide what to delegate and to whom?
Q:Why do you feel we should hire someone with your background?
Q:What two accomplishments have given you the most satisfaction?
Q:Why should I hire you?
Q:What makes you better than the other people I'm seeing today?
Q:Give me an example of how you exercised leadership in a recent situation.
Q:Tell me about a time when you were held accountable for a problem that you hadn't
Q:Think about the changes you have seen and tell me how you handle change.
Q:Tell me about a decision you made recently and how you reached it.
Q:What do you think makes a good manager?
Q:Why did you leave your past jobs?
Q:How did you become interested in this field/industry?
Q:Why did you select the University _______?
Q:If you could do it all over again, how would you plan your academic studies
Q:Assuming that you could do anything you wanted, what would you really like to do in
Q:How do you determine or evaluate success?
Q:Who is your hero? Why?
Anthony Kiarie Kihara
Mombasa Community Based Home Care