Great Interview Questions: 50 Common Interview Questions Part 10 of 10

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Look at these common interview questions and think about how you would
answer them.

Read the questions listed and you will also find some suggested strategies on how to answer theses common interview questions.

You will need to customize your answers relative to your own professional career background and how those questions apply to your own professional experience.

These common interview questions for the interview are from the book The Accelerated Job Search by Wayne D. Ford, Ph.D., published by The Management Advantage, Inc.

This week I want to share with you the last 5 common interview questions, from the 50 common interview questions that can be asked in the interview. I suggest you add them to your file marked, “Interview Questions”.

I am sharing with you “Job Search Expert Interview Questions System”. If you follow the directions listed below, you will greatly improve the result from you interview because you will be better prepared than most other job seekers. This gives you the edge in the interview!!

Job Search Action Plan:

  1. Write the questions in your computer file marked, “Interview Questions”.
  2. Write/type several versions of possible answers to the questions based on your resume and professional background.
  3. Wait 24 hours until you go back and review your answers.
  4. Now after reviewing your answers, edit and improve the strongest answer of the group you have created.
  5. Now role play a loud with a friend, partner or career support person.
  6. Record and or video tape your answers. Listen with an open mind to the recordings.
  7. Go back and refine your answers based on what you learned and heard from the recordings.
  8. “Rinse and Repeat” these processes until you are relatively happy with your answers. Practice each question and answer 3 times.
  9. Practice your answers before each phone and face to face interview.

10.Remember to speak clearly, succinctly, and with a strong confident voice.

Below you will find questions 46-50 of the 50 most common interview questions. Make sure you review the other 9 blogs in the past 9 weeks that contains the other 45 common interview questions you need to study, that you will find in the interview.

These are some examples to help start your thoughts on preparing your answers in advance of your interviews.

46. What position do you prefer on a team working on a project?
Be honest. If you are comfortable in different roles, point that out.

47. Describe your work ethic.
Emphasize benefits to the organization. Things like, determination to
get the job done and work hard but enjoy your work are good.

48. What has been your biggest professional disappointment?
Be sure that you refer to something that was beyond your control. Show
acceptance and no negative feelings.

49. Tell me about the most fun you have had on the job.
Talk about having fun by accomplishing something for the organization.

50. Do you have any questions for me?
Always have some questions prepared. Questions prepared where you will be an asset to the organization are good. How soon will I be able to be productive? and What type of projects will I be able to assist on? are

You will be a winner when you study all 50 of these common interview questions for the interview!

When preparing for you interview follow the “Job Search Expert Interview Questions System”, using the Job Search Action Plan listed above.

If you are looking for any additional job search information, read my other blog, “Sweet Job Advice”, located at

Have a great week, and great interviews.

I believe in you!



Eleanor Anne Sweet

The Job Search Expert. ™

The Expert in Job Search Solution ™