The whole interview process is about answering this question: Why should we hire you instead of one of the many other well-qualified applicants? Every interview question is an attempt to gather information to inform this hiring decision. Many interviewers will also...
When it comes to giving a winning job interview, there are 3 steps that you’ll need to prepare for:
- Know the common interview questions to expect, and understand the intention behind each
- Strategically craft a great answer for each common interview question
- Practice interviewing until you’re as strong as possible
Some of our most popular resources have been our step-by-step guides on answering the top 10 interview questions.
These posts walk you through those first two steps. We’ll outline the strategy behind each question, share the Big Interview formula to answering them, and give sample answers to help guide you on what kinds of answers land jobs and what to avoid.
Many posts even contain video lessons excerpted from the full Big Interview training system. If you find yourself wondering things like, “what are the top 10 interview questions?” “how do I approach answering job interview questions?” or “what common interview questions should I be prepared for?” we’ve got you covered.
Freshly Published Answers to Common Interview Questions:
In an interview, it's difficult talking about what "your greatest weakness" or flaw is. We're here to make it easier. Today, I want to talk about one of the most common and aggravating interview questions of them all: "What is your greatest weakness?" Are you rolling...
In this post, we’ll give you the full Big Interview guide to answering yet another one of the most common (and most critical) job interview questions: Why do you want to work here? We frequently hear from candidates who tell us that they find this question frustrating...
Just updated for 2020. "Tell me about yourself" is a job interview question that is guaranteed to come up in most (if not all) of your job interviews -- regardless of your industry, experience level, and job type Since it's often the first question to be asked in an...
"What are your salary expectations?" This is a common (often uncomfortable) interview question that you need to be prepared to answer in your big interview. While it’s important to prepare yourself for skill, behavioral, and talent-related interview questions through...
The best questions to ask in an interview are questions that will give you information about your potential employer, the position, the company, and your day-to-day responsibilities in order to determine if the job is the right fit for you. Remember, an interview is a...
Updated for 2020: Conflict interview questions are some of the most common behavioral interview questions that hiring managers like to ask. The idea is to find out about your ability to handle conflict--conflict with coworkers, conflict with supervisors, how you...
As if job hunting wasn’t hard enough already, sometimes unexpected life changes can complicate the process even further. Introduction to Employment & Resume Gaps This article is about how to explain a resume gap in a job interview. This is a common challenge for...
Part of our ongoing series to help you answer common behavioral interview questions. For most jobs today, it is essential to be able to work well with diverse teams, including individuals from cultures very different from your own (aka "Intercultural Fluency"). Don’t...
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The 10 Most Common Interview Questions
One of the hardest parts of any job interview preparation is learning to craft great answers. After all, you can’t predict what may be asked, so how do you know how to prepare?
Luckily, we’ve curated the top 10 interview questions almost every hiring manager loves to ask, regardless of the job role. The better you prepare for them, the better your chance will be of succeeding during your next job interview.
Don’t forget, the best job candidates spend a ton of time on both preparation and practice. You can do it and we’re here to help!
Check out our step-by-step guides on some of the most common interview questions.
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Because each hiring manager will have a different set of priorities, we’ve created some additional resources to ensure you are prepared for whatever comes:
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Interview Questions Guide
Acing the job interview is the dream of every job seeker, but it’s not an easy task. You’ll have to carefully and persuasively answer any number of job interview questions before landing the role.
It can be hard to figure out what questions you will be asked and how to answer them to sell yourself. And it can be even harder to stay calm and think clearly during the interview. That is why we prepared this ultimate guide with all the answers you need to be the best you can be on your next job interview.