10 interview questions to know

10 Tough Interview Questions and How to Answer Them
— reported at HispanicAd.com

Bayer advises job-hunters to be prepared and have the right attitude. Hiring managers will sense your self-confidence and you will be less likely to ramble or grope for words when they ask the tough questions.

Bayer has a list of the 10 toughest interview questions Five O’Clock Club members have been asked. Here’s how he suggests you respond.

  1. Tell me about yourself?
    Be succinct.
  2. Why didn’t you finish college?
    Stay positive.
  3. How long have you been unemployed? What is this gap in your resume?
    Be creative.
  4. Tell me about the worst boss you’ve ever had?
    Be wary.
  5. What are your weaknesses?
    Be strategic: Some people are comfortable saying: I don’t have any work-related weaknesses.
  6. What are your strengths?
    Be specific: Don’t simply say, “I’m organized, dependable and honest.
  7. What are you looking for?
    Have something in mind. It takes a lot of thinking to be ready for this. Nothing turns off interviewers more than candidates who don’t know what they want.
  8. How would you handle this?
    Think before you speak: The interviewer describes a problem situation and asks you how you would handle it. You can’t think that quickly.
  9. What is your current salary or what are you looking to earn?
    Delay answering. The most important strategy is to postpone the discussion of salary until you get an offer.
  10. What questions do you have for us?
    Do your homework.

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