Tell us a little bit about yourself
Answer: WHAT I am (professionally) + WHO I am (personal attributes) = WHY I am a good candidate for this role.
What is your biggest weakness?
Answer: State your weakness(s) professionally + how you overcome it, compensate for it, are working on it etc, but with as little elaboration and use of the word “weakness” as possible.
Why did you leave your last job?
Answer: Always tell the truth, but avoid trashing former bosses or employers.
What is your salary expectation?
Answer: Ask what their budget is OR Give a tight range based on fair market value. State that you are open to negotiation, and also ask for incentivisation based on the growth of the company.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?
Answer: Describe personal career growth, goals and ambitions.
The above answers are only a suggestion to all the job seekers around the world. The worst mistake one can make in an interview is to try to “fake” an answer. This will dig a hole that will be impossible to climb out of for the candidate.
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