Interviewing for a new job can be a stressful experience. You’re trying to make the best first impression, and the employer liked your resume enough to warrant giving you a chance.
Web Watch believes that anything that’s mentioned on a resume is fair game to talk about during an interview. So if you don’t want to talk about that 8-month stint where you were an executive assistance to Jennifer Anniston if that job didn’t give you any skills that are applicable to what you’re applying for, then you might want to leave that off.
So since you know that you may be asked about things on your resume, you may also want to prepare yourself for one of these 10 DIFFICULT INTERVIEW QUESTIONS from Job Interviews for Dummies that could, if answered incorrectly, result in you definitely not getting the job of your dreams:
- Why have you been out of work for so long?
- If employed, how do you manage time for interviews?
- How did you prepare for this interview?
- Do you know anyone who works for us?
- Where would you really like to work?
- What bugs you about co-workers or bosses?
- Can you describe how you solved a work problem?
- Can you describe an instance where you messed up?
- How does this position compare to others you’re applying for?
- If you won the lottery, would you still work?
We recommend that you click the above link for the suggested responses to each of these questions.