Job Interview Questions And Answers In Nigeria Vol 6

Job Interview Questions And Answers In Nigeria Vol 6

In five years”

Employers will want to know your drive and a sense of what your future holds for you. They would prefer to hire someone with a sense of purpose. Employers may ask you describe what you see yourself doing in the years to come, whether you will be at one company or another. Telling them you see yourself doing their job may not be the best way to get hired. Answer: In five years, would like to have progressed to the point where I have bottom-line responsibility and the chance to lead an operations unit.. Avoid the urge to describe job titles; this makes you seem unbending and unrealistic, since you of not know or control the system of promotion. Describe new experiences or responsibilities you’d like to add in the future that build on the current job you are applying for.

What is your long-range objective?

Make my job easy for me. Make me want to hire you. The key is to focus on your achievable objectives and what you are doing to reach those objectives. For example: within seven years, I would like to become the very best accountant your company has on staff. I want to work toward becoming the expert that others rely upon. And in doing so, I feel I’ll be fully prepared to take on any greater responsibilities which might be presented in the long term. For example, here is what I’m presently doing to prepare myself. Then go on to show by your examples what you are doing to reach our goals and objectives.

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS FOR ME

This is your opportunity to find out more about the job, the company, and the industry. Avoid asking too many questions about salary and condition of employment such as holidays. You could as the following questions:

Is there anything I’ve mentioned that makes you think I’m not he best candidate for this job?

If they do mention something that’s bothering them about you such as lack of specific experience, this gives you a last-ditch effort to change their opinion about you. If you’ve thought about your possible weakness in advance, you should have a prepared answer to those weaknesses.

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For example, I know I have limited experience in this field, but what I lack in specific experience I make up for in enthusiasm and desire to excel. I’m a fast learner and I’ll work harder then anyone else to be a top producer on your team.”

What do you enjoy most about working here?

Be sure the person you ask actually work for the company. Some organizations, especially public agencies, have interview panels in which employees from other agencies participate

What are the top three tasks you want the candidate to perform after being hired?

This gives you a concrete idea of the projects you will be working on if you are hired. Often job advertisements list general qualities and capabilities the position requires, but the answers to this question will lay out the actual specific of the job.

How do you see me benefiting the company?

This tells you exactly what they are looking for in candidate and where they see your strengths

Is there room for growth and advancement? What are the career prospects within your company?

This points to your drive and initiative and emphasizes your intention to secure a career, not just a job

Are there opportunities for professional training or further education? Or what staff training and development opportunity are available?

This shows a willingness to learn and adapt as changes in the position or industry occur. Adaptability is very important in today’s fickle employment market and may make you very valuable to the company should reorganization occur

How will I be evaluated and by whom? Or who would I be reporting to?

This provides insight into the company’s corporate culture, organizational and the department structure in which you will be workings.

What is the general culture of the company?

This can tell you if you will fit into the organization. If they are strictly a suit and tie operation and you are all about comfort cloths, you may want to rethink the position.

Are there other job responsibilities not mentioned in the advertisement?

This reveals exactly what the advertisement meant when it said: “…and other duties as assigned.” Will you be helping other department in a pinch? Making coffee? Those are things you should know before going any further in the candidate selection process.

When will you be making a decision on the successful candidate?

Be sure to ask that! Failure to do so may give the impression that you are not that interested, and you need to know when to fellow up. Knowing this helps you gauge when to follow up on the interview

May I call you if other questions arise?

This keeps the door open for further communication

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