During your job interview, answering questions well is not just important, it is essential! When you face the challenges and fears of interview questions using a few basic guidelines, you can come across like a PRO!
First, answering an interviewer’s questions is not a natural gift for most people; it’s an acquired skill. Think ahead, practice and “overprepare” for the basic interview questions.
Second, interview questions are an opportunity to “sell” yourself with standout excellence. A little pre-interview preparation will go a long way to bolster your confidence and delivery.
Third, rehearse your responses to anticipated questions before the interview by having a friend role-play as the interviewer. This may feel a bit weird at first, but it works!
Finally, use the KISS method – Keep It Simple (job) Seeker! Respond with concise, brief answers focused on the specific question. When possible, direct your answer toward what you can bring to the position and why you are an excellent candidate.
With the above guidelines in mind, here are five basic questions you will likely get in an interview:
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