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Answering Interview Questions
Common Interview Questions:
Tell me about yourself?
How do you determine success?
How would you describe yourself?
What is your greatest strength and weaknesses?
Describe a problem you encountered and how did you deal with it?
Tell me about a goal you set for yourself and how you achieved it?
How would your former supervisor / co-worker describe you?
Describe your most rewarding accomplishment?
Describe your most rewarding college experience?
Why did you choose to attend Columbia College?
Why did you choose this major?
If you started over, what would you change about your education?
Did you college experience prepare you for your career?
Do your grades accurately reflect your ability? Why/Why Not?
Jobs and Career Goals
What are your short and long term goals?
What motivates you in your job?
What type of supervisor do you prefer?
What three things are most important to you in your job?
What jobs have you enjoyed the most/least?
Where do you expect to be in 5 or 10 years?
A Specific Position
Do you prefer any specific geographic location?
Why are you wanting to work for our company?
Why should we hire you?
What do you know about our company?
What qualities do you have that you think will make you successful in this position?
What interests you about our products and services?
Are you willing to travel?
Are you willing to relocate?
Is there anything that I haven’t asked you that you would like to share?