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25 Common Interview Questions (and How To Answer Them)

Job interviews are auditions. You need to deliver the performance that the hiring manager wants to see or you won’t get hired. Unfortunately, most people aren’t prepared when they step into the spotlight on the interview stage.

It’s true that each job interview is unique depending on the job, the interviewer, the industry, and so on. However, there are some questions you can expect to hear in every job interview. These are the tried-and-true questions that interviewers feel like they’re required to ask.

Make sure you stand out from the crowd in your next interview by practicing and perfecting your answers to these questions. You’ll feel more confident in any interview situation, and you’ll get points from the hiring manager for being prepared! To get you started, following are 25 common interview questions and tips to answer them.

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  • http://twitter.com/smarter_au Laura

    Wow Susan, this is great!
    I only learned in recent years that it’s okay to say “can I come back to that question later?” if you’re struggling to think of an answer to an interview question. Such an empowering response to have up your sleeve if you need time to think something through.

    • Susan Gunelius

      Laura, I’m glad to hear the article is useful to you!

      • Guest

        can u please help me to my interview?

  • Alin

    Thanks Susan from Moldova