Interview Speedrun

November 17, 2021


Q: Why do you want to work here?

A: Do your research and try to speak to the product, services and/or mission of the company. Give aspects that align to both of your values.

Q: What do you add to team?

A: show I’ve developed a criteria for what is acceptable from employer link a personal connection to company

Q: What are your greatest strengths?

A: balance humility and project confidence Give examples of your skill and personal attributes Highlight strengths and give context within the story you tell.

Q: What is your greatest weaknesses?

A: Show self awareness and desire for self improvement Highlight your weakness within context of the story and list the measures you took to improve.

Q: Where do you see yourself in [x] years? What are your future goals?

A: Give an example that shows an understanding how I see career trajectory and where company plays a role in personal development goals. used to gauge ability to plan ahead

provide general ideas on skills want to develop; goals I want to accomplish.

Q: Why should we hire you?

A: showcase unique skills and experience and why a good culture fit

look in JD for commonalities and what skills I can offer. share how values align w/ company and explain skills/exp can help company accomplish goals. quantify accomplishments if possible

Q: Name one time where you approached/ dealt with conflict in workplace?

situation - explain issue in a positive light
Task - describe role in situation
Action - describe what actions taken towards resolution
Result - describe outcome in a positive light

Written by Will who is always available to help. You should follow me on Twitter