Q. Tell me something about yourself !
A. Actually my resume carries all details about my technical abilities, skills and personality. However, besides them I would like to say that I am a person with strong interpersonal skills, have the ability to get along well with people. I enjoy challenges and looking for creative solutions to problems. Being quick learner I grasp quickly ever changing technical ability as an when required by the industry. I can confidently say that since I am facing this personal interview, the various tests that were conducted for offering this job corroborate my competencies, aptitude and right attitude for the job.
Q. Now you are about to enter your first job; what type of job were you looking for to start with your career?
A. I am looking for a role in the company that will enable me to make some difference. I am looking for an opportunity where I would be able to convert my academic knowledge into experience and enhance analytical skills. I want to grow professionally, so great learning opportunities, exposure to different requirement of skills, responsibility and rational career progression are some of the things which I define as job satisfaction and I have found them in this job on offer.
Q. How do you present your strengths against requirement of this job? OR Why do you think you are suitable for this job?
A. As I have gone through the requirements of this job position, I am commitment oriented and also an excellent team player because I always have been enjoying trust and confidence of my friends. Being hard worker and quick learner I don’t find any task impossible, how-so-ever difficult it may be. I may put extra hours and efforts to learn and accomplish my responsibility. I have good eye for details and so I think myself to be most suitable person for this job.
Q. Do you have any weaknesses?
A. However small the thorn may be but it has ability to pierce, so there are few weaknesses, but none too serious or impossible to overcome. I will take care for none of them to come in the way of discharging my responsibilities.
Q. Where do you see yourself in a span of (n) years from now?
A. I think will all my abilities and skills enhancement over the period, I will be working in (X) position in this organization. I think this organization will also be looking for some valuable and meaningful contribution to be made by me by providing me position of higher responsibility. (X = two positions above the current position. Do some research on organizational structure of the company).
Q. Do you have any questions to ask us?
A. (Tip : You should never ask for salary, quantum of perks or place of working etc. Try to ask about facilities of training, employee development or induction programs etc. Also try avoiding asking about size of company or other such details as you are supposed to know them before you apply) Possible answer : Sir, with your kind permission I would like to know about induction or development programs conducted by your organization for fresher.