Job Interview Questions And Answers In Nigeria Vol 2

Job Interview Questions And Answers In Nigeria

If you had enough money to retire right now. Would you?

Answer yes if you would. But since you need to work, this is the type of work you prefer. So not say yes if you do not mean it.

What are the key elements of measuring performance and how can you establish whether an outcome represents a success?

This is a behavioral and situational question, answer this in terms of your own work or study experience, more specifically, what you think might be some key indicators of a successful performance. Several ways are good measures: you set high standards for yourself and meet them, your outcomes are success. Your boss tells you that you are successful. It requires a story line to buttress you viewpoint, please think deeply on this questions as it relates to the position applied for.

Tell me about a suggestion you have made have a good one ready?

Be sure and use a suggestion that was accepted and was then considered successful. One related to the type of work applied for is a real plus.

Do your skills match this job or another job more closely?

Probably this one. Do not give fuel to the suspicion that you may want another job more than this one.

What motivates you to do your best on the job?

This is a personal trait that only you can say, but good examples are: challenge, achievement, recognition.

If you were hiring a person for this job, what would you look for?

Be careful to mention traits that are needed and that you have.

DO you think you are overqualified for this position?

Regardless of your qualifications, state that you are very well qualifies for the position.

How do you propose to compensate for your lack of experience?

First, if you have experience that the interviewer does not know about, bring that up: then, point out (if true) that you are a hard working quick learner.

What influence you to choose this career?

Passion. Say it is your long dream and desire to use this avenue to help mankind.

Why did you choose this particular career path?

In this situation you are expected to give the reason why you are in that line. that is why you should make a research on the job before you go for the interview. you are to give a reason related to the job you are going for.

On the scale 1-10 how will you rate yourself?

Be truthful in your answer but score yourself high.

What new skills or ideas do you bring to the job that our internal candidates don’t offer?

Often in an interview, you will be asked to separate your self from other candidates who may be more qualified or may be less if a risk factor, for example you may be asked:

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“What new skills or ideas do you being to the job that our internal candidates don’t offer?”

Job Vacancy In Nigeria Interview Tips

You may say something like: “I’ve worked with the oldest player in this industry, I can help you avoid some of t he mistakes we made in our established markets.”

This question addresses your motivation in adding “True value” to the job. Evaluate the job carefully, considering current limitations or weakness in the department and your unique abilities. Your ability here to prove “I offer what you need and then some” could land in you the job.

What is your greatest strength?

This is a great chance to highlight your best skills.. Don’t pick just one, focus on your top three or four and stay positive. Some examples are: leadership skills, ability to prioritize, problem-solving skills, ability to work under pressure, ability to focus on projects, professional expertise.

Determine which strengths would fit best with the position for which you are applying. For example, if the job announcement stressed the ability to handle multiple tasks, you could say: “I’m good at organizational skills, prioritization and time management. But my greatest strength is my ability to effectively handle multiple projects and deadlines.”

What particular skills and qualities do you being to the workforce? What other skills would you like to develop in the future?

This is talking about your strengths and weakness

Question regarding personal weakness

More often than not, you will be asked about your weakness in an interview. If this seems daunting, follow the interview tips below:

Sample question: “Looking at your own resume, what do you think your weaknesses are regarding this job?” Answer “I believe that my skills and abilities are a good fit for this position. Do you have any specific concerns?” Advice: take the opportunity to turn the question around and find out what they think your weaknesses are.

What is your greatest weakness?

Be careful with this one. One consultant advised to answer this with a positive trait disguised as a weakness. For example,” I tend to expect others to work hard as I do,” or “I’m a bit of a perfectionist.” Interviewers have heard these “canned” answers over and over again.

To stand out, to be more original and state a true weakness, but emphasize what you’ve don’t to overcome it. For example: I’ve trouble delegating duties to others because I felt I could do things better myself. This has sometimes backfired because I’d end up with more than I could handle and the quality of my work would suffer. But I’ve taken courses in time management and learned effective delegation techniques, and feel I’ve overcome this weakness.” Another example: “I have had trouble in the past with planning and prioritization. However, I’m now taking steps to correct this. I just started using a pocket planner. “Then show them your planner and how you are using it.

IMPORTANT: be sure the weakness you talk about is NOT a key element of the position!

Is there an achievement of which you are particularly proud? What is it? Why is it significant?

This is a hypothetical question that allows the interviewer to identify key competencies deemed important by the employer. No right or wrong answer.


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