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Ogugua Belonwu
, Nigeria.
Are you preparing for job interview?
Then you need to check out this post.

In this article, we have listed the top 100 job interview questions that you are likely to get asked at a job interview and we also explained the best answers to each one of them.

For each question that we have listed, we provide

  • Reason why the question was asked
  • Best answer
  • Why this is the best answer

In this article, you would learn:

  • How to answer behavioral interview questions
  • How to answer panel interview questions
  • How to answer competency-based interview questions
  • How to answer to brain teasers
  • How to answer traditional interview questions
  • How to answer experience based interview questions
  • How to answer opinion based interview questions
  • How to answer trap interview questions
  • How to answer salary interview questions
  • How to answer communication interview questions
  • [/li]How to answer hypothetical interview questions[/li]

“Tell me about yourself”?
This is one question that you are sure that you will likely be asked regardless of the position that you are applying for. This question can take different forms like; can I meet you? Who are you? Can we know you? You don’t need to be confused they all mean the same thing.

As simple as the question looks, it could also be very tricky. Be careful not to give unnecessary personal details about yourself. All the recruiter wants to know is who you are and how you fit into the role and the company’s vision and work environment.

Be careful to frame your response around what makes you the best fit for the role. You might be tempted to talk about all the good stuff, but you will need to keep it concise and relevant.

These statements will guide your response to the question;

Talk about who you are professionally
Highlight your competencies
Talk about why you are here
For instance, if you are applying for the role of a customer service manager, then you can answer the question in response to the statements above;

Sample Answer
“I am an innovative customer service manager with 6 years of experience managing and monitoring all the aspect of the customer service function-from solving customer’s problems to ensuring customer retention to increasing sales. (Who you are)

I have spent 6 years developing my skills as a customer service manager. I have been able to attract recognition and several awards even national awards 3 times. I love solving customer problems and overseeing my team members do so too. (Competence highlights)

Even if I love my current position, I know that I am ready to take up a more challenging role in customer service, and that is why I am very excited about this position. (Why you are here)”

You can see that the answer responded to the three statements that we made earlier. You can use the statements to frame your own answer too.

Never give this kind of answer;

“My name is Daniel Peters, I am from Delta state, and I attended St. Johns primary school after which I went to Methodist Boys School. After my secondary education, I gained admission into the University of Lagos. I am from a family of 6, my parents are very poor, and so I need this job so that I can take care of my siblings …”.

You can check out the remaining interview questions www.myjobmag.com/blog/673/top-100-job-interview-questions-and-answers

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