Got a Job Interview coming up … hmm… I am sure that you would be experiencing a mixed set of emotions from excitement to nervousness; while you are looking forward to your interview date with enthusiasm.
For some it’s a matter of make or break, while for some it is a matter of pride, that’s they take it very seriously. Even for those who are somewhere in between these extremes are keen to perform well in order to make it.
There is a constant thought in one’s mind is – what are questions that the interviewer is going to ask me. How best can I answer them ?
Whatever the case be, it is better that you well utilize this time by preparing for certain type of questions which are quite likely to be asked in one way or the other.
Section One: Job Interview Questions for Freshers
Given below are a large number of questions. They have further been divided into certain categories which are self explanatory.
To get the suggested answer with tips, you may either click on the question or scroll down to the section two: Job Interview Questions and Answers for Freshers
Section Two: Job Interview Questions and Answers for Freshers
Q.1: Did you have any problem finding our office
Suggested Answer: The interviewer usually asks this question to make the candidate comfortable. You can smile and answer this question by saying: “It was quite easy to find this place.”
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Q.2: How are you today?
Answer Tip: This shows that the interviewer is quite caring and polite. He or she wants to put the candidate to ease before getting down to serious business. You can politely answer, “ I am very well thank you.”
Q.3: Tell me something about yourself
Understanding the question: Actually this is many questions in one. Also this is a broad based question. Therefore, there cannot be a single best suggested answer. At the same time this is perhaps one of the most commonly asked question in the beginning of any interview.
Keep in mind that your answer to this question will set the pace and mood for the rest of the interview.
Tips for answering: You may begin with the farthest and come to the nearest. Such as briefly touching about your high school subjects or stream you can talk about your graduation and post graduation degree, college and university. Then you may mention about your parents’ profession and family. Take a pause here to study the body language of the interviewers. If they are giving a signal to you to go on then you may briefly talk about your strengths and interests.
Do not go beyond that.
Here is a model answers to help you make your own script.
Thank you for give me an opportunity to introduce myself to you.
I am (Your Name). Currently I am living in (Name of City).
Now about my Education Qualifications….
I have just completed my 4 years B. Tech. Civil Engineering from (Name of Institute, City) with 1st Class Equivalent CGPA. For my internship project, I worked with Larsen & Toubro – construction division and I was put under the Project Manager, Highway Construction.
I completed class 10 & 12 from (Name of School and City), scoring 94% and 95.5% marks respectively.
Now I something about my family background.
We are a family of six members in which are my grandparents, my parents and my younger sister.
My father is Electrical Engineer and MBA and he works for Siemens as General Manager Sales and my mother is a medical doctor. My sister is studying in school.
My strengths are Being self motivated and punctual are my strengths. I am passionate about photography so I am an amateur photographer and have displayed my work twice in the photography exhibitions in the city.
Q4: Why should we hire you?
Answer Tip: The recruiter would be happy to listen from you as to how you can add value. You should carefully mention what you bring to the table which matches with the job profile and the specifications.
Your answer point by point answer could be in terms of your qualifications, experience, skills and special achievements which you bring with you.
Draw their attention to how your assets meet what the organization’s needs.
Be careful not to make any direct or indirect comparison with other candidates.
Since you are a fresher do emphasize that you are able to grasp new things quickly and are a good team worker with a flexible attitude. Employers do want to see such qualities in a fresh graduate.
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