Interviewing for a job can be a stressful experience. You’ve already sent out countless resumes and cover letters, managed phone screen after phone screen, and now you’re preparing to make your best impression to land a new job. One way to manage the stress is proper preparation. By researching commonly asked interview questions, you can practice answers so you go into your interview feeling confident for whatever comes your way.
Browse our sample interview questions for a variety of job titles by following the links below. In each article, we’ve identified five interview questions that will help you prepare for your job interview. We identify a question, explain why the employer may ask this question and what they’re looking for, then provide an example answer.
Your answers should be different from what we provide so you can make it more personal. Think about how your specific job experiences can help you craft even better answers that highlight both your strengths and the expectations of your potential new employer. Study up on the role and the company so you can be sure that your answers speak to the needs of the new employer so you can stand out from the rest.