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100 best interview questions

Jul 17, 2020
What questions should a recruiter ask during an interview to find the perfect candidate? We collected 100 popular questions that recruiters ask: these will help you know your candidate better!
Personality
1. Tell me one surprising fact about you.

2. What movie describes your life perfectly?

3. What superpower would you like to have if you were a superhero?

4. Tell me about the last time you did something unusual. What was it?

5. What are you most proud of?

6. Who do you admire the most?

7. Tell me about a time you failed. What did you learn from it?

8. What do you wish for the most?

9. Tell me about your favorite hobbies.

10. What is your perfect day?

11. What would you change about yourself?

12. What do you do to procrastinate?

13. Describe the last time you tried something new.

14. Where do you get your inspiration?

15. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
Motivation
16. Tell me about a time when you took on extra responsibilities and did extra work. Why did you do it?

17. What are your main goals in life?

18. What are your career aims?

19. At the age of 6 or 7, who did you want to become when you grew up?

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Teamwork
28. Do you prefer working as part of a team or on your own?

29. How would you define a "team player"?

30. Name 3 main characteristics in people with whom you prefer to work.

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Leadership
41. Provide an example of a time when you demonstrated strong leadership skills.

42. Do you have any difficulties with delegating responsibilities?

43. What leadership style do you prefer?

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Career expectations
56. Where do you see yourself in the future?

57. Imagine you could open and run any type of store. What would you sell?

58. Why do you think this job is suitable for you?

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About the company
68. What's your favorite product of [company's name] and why?

69. Pitch me one idea to make [company's name] better.

70. Why do you want to be a [job title] at [company's name]?

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Critical thinking & skills
80. A hammer and a nail cost $1.10, and the hammer costs one dollar more than the nail. How much does the nail cost?

81. During a test that consisted of 25 questions the student scored 60 points. How many right answers did the student score if for each correct answer he received 5 points, and for each incorrect answer 8 points were subtracted from the total?

82. The speed of the electric train is 70km/h. Which way is the smoke flying?

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Unusual questions
91. What invention, in your opinion, was the most important for mankind?

92. What do you think about Malevich's Black Square?

93. Imagine that you have the chance to organize a lunch with any person in the world. Who would you invite and why?

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VCV.ai helps you make this process as straightforward and easy as possible: create a vacancy and a list of questions; then ask the candidates to record their answers in video format, and select the best ones. You can also create tests to gauge a candidate's knowledge: use audio, video and pictures, and also utilize the anti-cheating feature.

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