Most Common interview questions and how to answer them with confidence

Some common questions are asked within the first 5 minutes of every interview. Being prepared for these can help you make a good first impression. It can also give you the confidence for the rest of the interview.

Below are the questions and some possible answers.

Q: “Tell me about yourself…”
“I am Rina Krishnan. I am an Engineering graduate. I enjoy learning about the latest advancements in technology and have even received a special certification in coding.”

Q. “What is your greatest strength?”
“I am a team player. I am also very hardworking, and will do what it takes to get the job done.”

Q. “What is your greatest weakness?”
“I tend to trust people too easily. I am working on it.”

Q. “Why should we hire you?”
“I can prove to be a great asset to your company because I feel I possess the right qualities and skills required for this job.”

Q. “Why did you leave your last job?”
“In order to enhance my skillset, I am looking for better opportunities.”

Q. “What is your greatest accomplishment?”
“Being a part of the leading sales zone for 2 years has been my greatest accomplishment.”

Q. “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”
“I see myself as a senior sales manager in a multinational company like yours”
Q. “Do you have any questions for me?”
“Can you explain the roles and responsibilities in greater detail?”
“What are the growth opportunities for me in this company?”
“What are the next steps of the interviewing process?”

Q. “How much salary do you expect?”
“Salary is my second priority. I want to enhance my knowledge and build on my skills.”
These are the most common questions that you must be prepared for. However, as the interview progresses, more difficult questions may come up.