Personal Questions :

These are very important questions; about the candidate's family background, the positive and negative points in him, his lifetime ideal, people's point of view about you etc.
 Following are some questions that you will be asked in the personal interview round.
  • How would you describe yourself?
  • What is your educational background?
  • Have you represented your college or university for any sports or any talent competitions?
  • What is your aim in life?
  • What has been the greatest achievement in life?
  • Have you ever faced a rejection and how did you manage to come out of it?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • What are your hobbies and interests?
  • Are you interested in extra-curricular activities?
  • What extra talent do you have in you?
  • Was it your own decision to make a career in this industry?
  • Whom do you see as an ideal in your life? And why?
  • With what point of view do others see you?
  • How often do you face challenges in life?
  • What are the things that bother you the most?
  • Which was the happiest moment in your life?
  • Which was the most embarrassing moment in life?
 Job Related Questions :

After knowing the person personally, next come the job related questions.

The employer will ask the candidate, the reason behind choosing this particular company, expectations from the company and work experience etc.

Some probable job related questions are as follows:

  • What kind of work experience do you have from the previous organisation?
  • Did your previous employer meet all your expectations?
  • How was the working environment in your previous organization?
  • What was the best and the worst thing about your organization?
  • How stringent were the work procedures, policies and the deadlines of your previous organization?
  • What mistakes have you made in your previous job?
  • Have you learnt from your mistakes and not repeated it?
  • Did you ever feel frustrated on account of your previous job?
  • What do you know about this organization?
  • Do you know anyone working with this organization?
  • Till now, what are the best and worst things that you have noticed in this organization?
  • At what extent can you handle work pressure?
  • How do you deal with and perceive criticism?
  • What do you expect from this job?
  • What working environment do you expect out of this organization?
  • Do you believe in going out of the way and helping people?
  • How often have you gone beyond the call to help the management and client?
  • Do you think, you have leadership qualities in you?
  • Have you ever led a team?
  • Are you comfortable working for a lady boss?
  • Are you comfortable working for a gents boss?
  • Are you ready to work for long hours and rotational shifts?
  • Are you ready to relocate and travel whenever and wherever necessary?
  • If selected, how early can you join?
 Salary Related Questions :

Salary! The biggest point of discussion for both the candidate and the employer. It is necessary to clear out all the salary expectations and issues at the final interview stage itself.

The candidate will be asked the following questions.

  • What was the salary package with the previous organization?
  • What are your salary expectations from this organization?
  • Are you ready to negotiate on your expected salary amount?
  • Do you think you are worth the salary expectation?
  • Are you ready to compromise a bit on the salary part for some other facilities in the organization?
  • What do you prefer the most, career growth or only salary?
Ending the Interview Questions :

Towards the end of the interview, the employer will conclude on a positive note. After an exhaustive question and answer session with the interviewee, The employer will be expecting the questions from you.

Ask the interviewer presumptive questions based upon what you will be doing when you are in the job, for example :
  • What would my first major project be?
  • What are the key challenges our department will face in this year?
The Role
  • What will my daily responsibilities be?
  • How much travel would be part of my role?
Key Challenges
  • What are the strengths of the department?
  • What would the career paths be for me within the company?
  • What is the reporting structure?
  • What would be important in me settling into the way of doing things here?