During interviews, employers ask tough questions to which they expect detailed answers. Fortunately employers tend to ask the same types of questions and it’s possible to prepare for them.
For example, they’ll ask what projects you’ve undertaken. You might respond by acknowledging that the workplace is a team environment and that any project you were involved with, was a team effort. That said, deadlines, difficult people and pressure become potential foci for the project you choose to discuss. Use the story to show how your role evolved and how the project had a winning result that reflected well on you, your team and the company.
To position yourself as the BEST candidate for the job
You can prepare yourself for the interview and the job by answering the following questions.
You’ll also have to counter some negative blanket statements like these:
Remember, the goal is to put a good spin on your situation, show you understand the job, and present yourself as the BEST candidate.
Remember that every time you are asked a question, you have a right to ask one. Use the questions as an opportunity to talk up your skills, illustrated with an example, and then ask a question that allows the interviewer to tell you more about the job. It shows your interest.