Personal Interview Questions with Answers - Part 3

What qualities would you look for, if you were recruiting someone for this position?

To answer this question, you need to analyze the requirements of the job profile before appearing for the interview.

The answer to this question would estimate your understanding of the role under discussion.

Are you speaking to some other companies? Or how is your job search going on?

This question gives you an opportunity to let the interviewer know that other companies are also interested in hiring you and gives you leverage while negotiating the salary.

You can say, Yes, I am in the final round of discussion with two other companies. Approach the interviewer as a “Problem Solver” and not as a “Job Beggar”.

Which companies are you talking to?

You can maintain your integrity by refusing to disclose the names. You can simply say, they haven’t notified these openings so I believe they would not like their names to be revealed.

At times, taking the competitor’s names might increase your chances of being hires. Analyze the situation and answer accordingly.

Are you ready to relocate?

You can say, for a right position and right company relocation should not be a problem. Do not close the discussion at the earlier stage by saying “No”.

You have stayed for a long time with your last company-Why?

Staying with the same company for too long may be considered as the candidate being un-ambitious.

While answering this question you can say, “Yes, I preferred to stay with them all this while because I was regularly adding value to my experience there and I was growing as a professional”.

You have switched many jobs-why?

Too much job hopping gives an impression that the candidate is unstable and unreliable but you can put this query to ease by saying that you switched jobs to broaden your experience.
Personal Interview Questions with Answers - Part 4
What was your biggest mistake? Why haven’t you got a job yet? You do not have all the experience we are seeking for this position. Why do you want to quit your present job? Have you ever made a mistake at work? How did you rectify it? What major problems did you face in your last role?
Personal Interview Questions with Answers - Part 5
Where do you see yourself 5 years from now? How do you feel about doing repetitive work? How did you manage to attend this interview during your working hours? Would you like to work in a team or on your own? Has your career developed as you had liked?
Personal Interview Questions with Answers - Part 6
Has your career developed as you had liked? What would you do if your team ceased to perform? Would you take up this job if we offered it to you? Your expected salary? What will you do if you are offered a job with a salary higher than this? Do you want to ask us something about the company?
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sanni 06-23-2015
HR interview questions - Very Useful.
Thank you for these HR interview questions and answers. They are very useful!
Sunita Singh 11-8-2011
Cleared my HR interview.
I had been working with my last employer for quite a long time and I was quite nervous while appearing for the interview. I had read your questions and answers and found them extremely useful in dealing with the interview questions. I could apply certain things as it is in the interview. Thank you for helping me with my preparation.
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