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10 Common Interview Questions

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

  1. What is your availability to start? Do you have any holidays planned? Can you work the advertised hours?
  2. What questions do you have of me?
  3. What is your current salary? What salary are you seeking?
  4. Why are you leaving your current role? Have you discussed them with you boss? (If currently working)
  5. What are three positive things your current (last) boss would say about you?
  6. Drawing upon your experience, what do you believe the major benefits will be to this organisation if we were to offer you the role?
  7. What are your goals? Where do you see yourself in 5 years' time?
  8. Why should we hire you?
  9. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses?
  10. Tell me about yourself (Most common opening question)

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