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Be Prepared to Answer -

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Why do you want to work for this company?
  • How can you contribute to this company in this job?
  • What is your greatest strength and your greatest weakness?
  • How did you like your last job and why did you leave?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years?
  • Aren't you a little young (old) for this position?
  • If hired, what abilities would you bring to this position?
  • Why did you leave your last job?
  • What are your salary expectations?

Think through your answers before you arrive for the interview. Try every one of them out on yourself while looking in a mirror. ( really )

Be Prepared to Ask -

  • How did you hire into the company?
  • What do you think makes the company unique?
  • How would you describe the culture in the company?
  • What are the typical traits of the company's successful employees?
  • What are job classifications for the career ladder in the company?
  • What is the typical career path for someone like me?
  • What are the long-range objectives of the company?
  • What does the company excel at?
  • What are the areas the company is working to improve?
  • What outside influences can affect the growth of the company?

Asking a few good questions will help you stand out and will also help you get to know the interviewer better.

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