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10 Questions You Should Be Prepared To Answer In An Interview

Ensure you have done your homework on the organisation, recruiter, role and are ready to confidently sell yourself as being the best candidate:

  1. What were your reasons for applying for this particular role?
  2. What are three positive things your current (last) boss would say about you?
  3. Why are you leaving your current role? Have you discussed them with you boss? (If currently working)
  4. What is your current salary? What salary are you seeking?
  5. What questions do you have of me?
  6. What can you do for us that other candidates can't?
  7. Why should we hire you?
  8. Drawing upon your experience, what do you believe the major benefits will be to this organisation if we were to offer you the role?
  9. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses?
  10. Tell me about yourself (Most common opening question)

Sources (Updated January 2018):


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