INTERVIEW QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS EXAMPLES

Questions-Answers

Tell Me A Little Bit About Yourself

I am a student of human behaviour and have excelled in all of my studies due to my passion and dedication. I am a hard working individual who thrives from gaining new experiences and information. My interests outside of my professional life include yoga, golf and reading and I am currently doing some volunteer work for a charity which helps victims of crime. I am extremely punctual and pride myself on exceptional manners and kindness.

What Is The Reason For Leaving Your Previous Job?

I spent three years working for (company name) where I gained a lot of knowledge which complimented my studies. However, I feel that there are no further challenges for me within my current role and so am looking to broaden my horizons and join a new company where I can provide new ideas and meet new challenges. I thoroughly enjoyed my time working for (company name) and it will be sad to leave them behind but exciting to begin a new chapter in my career.

What Salary Are You Expecting?

I am aware that this particular role usually involves a salary around $50,000, however, I feel that this figure could be negotiated based on my experience and education level.

What Goals And Ambitions Do You Have For The Future?

My main goal in applying for this position of Psychologist is to help people. The reason that I entered into this career was to make a difference to those who I work with and to bring new techniques to the forefront. My passion for people has evolved over time and I am looking to form a new professional relationships through which, new ideas and research can be shared. I am striving to further my knowledge on human behaviour and successfully apply this to my patient.

Why Are You The Best Candidate For This Position?

I believe that I am the best candidate for this role because of my dedication to my work. For me, my career is the most important thing in my life and this has been proven time and time again through the results I have produced. You need someone who is going to demonstrate passion and determination and by hiring me, this is exactly what you will be getting. This is not simply a job to me, this is a way of life.

What Are Your Main Weaknesses?

The one weakness that I found that I have over the last few years is my lack of IT skills. Unfortunately, I did not see this as importmant when I first began my journey in my career. I found that I was regularly having to ask for help when it came to computer based work and so I decided that this needed to change. I, therefore, began two online courses in the field of IT and as such drastically improve my skills.

What Strengths Do You Have That Would Benefit The Company?

I believe that my biggest strength is my ability to listen. I feel that this is extremely important in my role and enables me to understand people better. I also believe that I have excellent communication skills which will not only benefit my patients but also those with whom I am working. I am also an extremely innovative person who is continually coming up with new ideas and ways of doing things which, I believe will greatly benefit your company.

What Can You Tell Me About (Company Name?)

123 Company was founded in 1972 by a passionate doctor who wanted to proved private mental health care at an affordable rate. He had a passion for people and spent his life dedicated to this cause. When he passed away in 2004, his son took over the business and has brought it to new heights with the incorporation of a respite centre which has not only been beneficial to the patients but has also created many new jobs in the field of nursing. The company also works alongside mental health charities proving free care to those who are unable to afford care by themselves and this included centres for the homeless and vulnerable.