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Typical Job Interview Questions

One of the most challenging aspects of preparing for an interview, is that your prospective employer can ask any question they want to! It's impossible to prepare for that right? Wrong.

The good news is that most job interview questions are 'skill based' meaning that they are focused on identifying if you have a particular skill or experience that is relevant to the job that you are applying for.

Here are some Typical Job Interview Question types

Communication Skills

Do you have effective written communication skills? Are you a good presenter? Communication is critical to most jobs so you can be fairly certain that you will get at least one question about communication skills during your interview.

Take a look at some sample Communication Skills Questions and tips on how to answer them.

Teamwork

Unless you are applying for a job as a trapper in the Arctic odds are you are going to have to work in a team. Your employer needs to feel confident that you will work well with the team they already have in place.

Take a look at some sample Teamwork Questions and tips on how to answer them.

Conflict Resolution

Conflict is an inevitable part of the workplace. Moderate conflict can actually be healthy if it's channeled effectively towards problem resolution.

Take a look at some sample Conflict Resolution Questions and tips on how to answer them.

Behavioral Interview Questions

Behavioral interview questions are becoming more and more popular. They typically start with 'tell me about a situation where...' and are designed to get you to talk about your past experiences and how they relate to the job that you are applying for.

Take a look at some sample Behavioral Interview Questions and tips on how to answer them.