If you are expecting an interview call, this is must read article. This article will help you to crack any interview ! If you understand the generic question types and the intent behind asking these questions, you will hardly fail in an interview. Prepare well before appearing in an interview.
1. Character base Questions:
Character is the single most important thing in one’s life. Your selection purely depends on what character traits you demonstrate. For example, you may be asked a question such as “Imagine you are walking down on a lonely street, and you spot a currency note of Rs.500, you stop by and look around for the actual owner, you see few people far off standing, what will you do
2. Value based Questions:
Values drive individual behaviour. Any employer will look for values in potential candidate before hiring him. The question may be asked like, “One of your customer is ready to sign the contract, however he puts condition which is out of the way form your company’s rule. If you deny him you will loose huge business, if you accept his terms than you will violate the company’s norms, What will you do and why?
3. Consistency based Questions:
It is important to know about the consistent behaviour. Most people faulted every now and than. As they pass through some difficult situations, their response pattern changes, they frequently change their opinion and they deliver inconsistent results. Consistency is directly related to the person’s commitment toward anything that he does.
4. Attitude based Questions:
Attitude does not only restricts to positive or negative, it is even beyond that. Your willingness to learn new things, your willingness to ‘unlearn’ your previous learning. Your willingness to adopt new process, people and environment etc. These all aspects display person’s attitude towards the job. Showing positive attitude will ensure you get short listed for the job.
5. Ownership based Questions:
It is often seen that people run away from taking ownership. This is due to fear of getting additional responsibilities at the workplace or may be due to fear of getting into unnecessary conflicts. However, taking ownership is the basic trait of a leader. The one who is willing to take ownership of the outcome, will be chosen over the one who resist to do so.
6. Presentability based Questions:
A general thought about presentability is, one should look presentable. However there is more to it. When you are working with the organisation, are you able to present it properly? an employee is the brand ambassador of the company, and so he is expected to behave in a certain manner in public, over a social media etc. If you are not presentable you might run a risk of loosing the job offer.