Wednesday, November 7, 2007

HR Interview Questions And sample Answers

Tell me about yourself?
I am T.SreeDurga from Rajahmundry.I am a B.Tech holder from S.V.E.C.W in E.C.E and having an aggregate of 74.04%.I did my schooling in Schade girls high school and have 80.0%.I did my Intermediate in Aditya Junior college

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Your mouth is dry, your palms are sweaty, your heart is beating so fast it feels like it is going to pop out of your chest!

Sound familiar?

How much salary do you want?

Salary is not a constraint for a Prestigious Institution like yours. For me, Getting placed in your concern is an important thing.

Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
I want to see myself as a project manager in a reputed organization so that I can guide my team members about the hardships I faced, experiences I gathered, and leadership skills.

Give me an example of your creativity (analytical skillmanaging ability, etc.)

What are your career options right now?

I am looking for a change, which helps me in growing with the organization and permits learning. It should give me the satisfaction of my contribution in the overall growth

Do you prefer to work in a group?
Ya definitely Sir. Basically I am a good team player so that i can able to tackle people in groups easily sir.

If you won $10 million lottery, would you still work?
Yes i would still work Since whats more important to me is I cannot sit idle i would try to focus on the important aspects by investing

What do you think of your boss?
We must feel very comfortable in his presence. He should lead us friendly and support for the growth of company and myself.

Looking back, what would you do differently in your life?
" Looking back, I would never regret to anything in my life. Life has taught me everything to achieve my goals. Every day in my life was a Lesson with lots of learning experience "

Who has inspired you in your life and why?
My source of inspiration is our president DR. APJ Abdul Kalam.His words, " DREAM, DREAM, DREAM!" Inspires me a lot. If we dream about our goal, then it will remain in our entire thoughts.

Can you work under pressure?
I think working under pressure is an art. Every person cannot work under pressure. I can work under tremendous pressure past experience has given me a lot of courage and experience to work under pressure.

How do you feel about working nights and weekends?

I always want to finish off everything within stipulated time hence, if situation demands me to work at nights and weekends I’ll never mind it as weekends and I’ll work.

How do you define success and how do you measure up to your own definition?
In my opinion I feel that success is not some thing that can be achieved by putting few efforts.

How would you rate your communication skills and what have you done to improve them?
I have pretty good communication skills. I constantly improve it speaking and listening, also every day I add more words to my vocabulary.

Why did you decide to enter the field of Computer Science? OR What motivated you to seek a computer science degree?
Well, I have chosen this field because I am very much interested in computers, writing programs, developing software etc.

What have you read lately, and what are you reading now?

I have read " A House for Mr. Biswas (1962) Author: V.S. Naipaul " recently, I am currently reading " A Passage to India (1924) Author: E.M. Forster "

Do you plan to continue your education?
I have read " A House for Mr. Biswas (1962) Author: V.S. Naipaul " recently, I am currently reading " A Passage to India (1924) !

Are you a person who likes to "try new things," or "stay with regular routines"? Give an example.
These days man has become very enthusiastic to discover new things and he can’t keep with old things went.

Tell us about your experience with online searching.
Online searching is a very useful tool. It saves a lot of time and energy. And also, it is very convenient as sitting at one place we can

What experience have you had using the Internet?
Internet has been a part & parcel of my daily life...I have used Internet to buy and sell products and to find information about anything

What do you see as the future of the Internet as a reference tool?
Yes, I agree that Internet can be referred to be a reference tool in future instead i would say that its already considered to be a part of......

What are your hobbies?
Well I don’t have any particular hobby as such, playing games and listening to music is how I mostly spend my time at home.

What motivates you? ALSO have you used these motivators with others
Career growth, Opportunity to learn more and a competitive environment motivate me.

What do you expect from Professionals like us?

Encouragement, help if needed (as we are new to the company), team spirit.

Why do you think more students are going into public services than technical services?

Well i don’t think nowadays people are opting for public services however it’s the candidate opinion to opt whichever field he/she wants to go into.

Can you install software on computers and perform basic maintenance on them?
Yes I can very well install soft wares but i should know a little about it before installing it so that i can learn about it more detail later.

Customers frequently create a great deal of pressure. What has been your experience in this area?
As I have worked as a Tech Support Agent in one of the big MNC’s, (We support all countries in the world).

What is leadership?
Well leading others, encouraging inspiring, improving what not everything

Describe your ideal company, location and job.
One more point I would like to mention here is never curse your prior company. Never belittle it.

What would you say to your boss if he’s crazy about an idea, but you think it stinks?

Well i would try to be very friendly and maintain a good rapport with him first!

Where could you use some improvement?
If you are good at technical skills and do lack some communication skills which he could find it anyway in your interview,

Why did you decide to apply for this position?
This is one of those questions where we can score good points. At the outset we can put the company in a good note and it should be brief.

Tell me about your family?

One point to note here is, his is in no way interested in your family and your selection is no way related to your family background

Tell us about your subject background?

Here initially you can mention about your technical background. Do specify him out of your subject, which are the areas you have performed well

What are the personal characteristics and qualities that you would bring to this position that would be particularly helpful in fulfilling the responsibilities of this position?
This is one of those questions where you can speak of yourself and make a mark in his mind.

What would you say there is about you that has accounted for your fine progress to date?
The answer could be on these lines: Its my determination and smart work in the past few weeks on aptitude and group discussions that I got through them and I am here present over here. My consistent work has provided me with progressive

How much salary you are expecting?
You should know the market value for the job your applying for .Ask someone already working in the same job or experienced people before hand as to what can you expect.If suppose the market stands as 2.4.Never give an exact figure. Give them a range (you may end up getting what u asked rather than a higher amount sometimes).

Some people have the ability to "step into another's shoes." When has this skill been required of you?
I would define it as taking responsibility. So whenever my help is needed i will surely take responsibility and do it perfectly.

Tell us about strengths & weaknesses?

My Confidence in doing things

My knowledge in some domains

My hardworking nature

What is your philosophy of reference?
Reference as I believe is a very important tool for getting jobs!The reference gives an opportunity for people to get a job, for studies, etc. Reference is stated to be necessary for going into any field be it into top mnc's, companies, etc....this is

How do you feel about reporting to a younger person (minority, woman, etc)?
No, I don't like reporting to a younger person! But i f the situation demands I don’t mind as I believe the reporting person should not be discriminated if he is younger!!He should be respected in the same way as an older person and if he has

What is your favorite subject?

My favorite subject in University is Linear Algebra and Psychology.I like them since I used to try different aspects and also think in an imaginative way. I attended all the classes with good interest to learn.

How have you improved the nature of your job in the past years of your working? Why should we hire you?

How do you work under pressure?
There is nothing like pressure. It all depends on how we take the situation. If somebody or some environment were forcing me to work under a critical scenario, instead of getting tensed and putting me into pressure I would rather

What can you do for us that someone else can't?

I can work with at most perfection and dedication.

What are the specials in you, that they identified you unique?
I like to be fresh always!! I believe in hard work and teamwork.

Does the Academic performance have any relevance on your career as a software professional?

No but in order to get through the interview stages we need to have good acads. But our attitude and problem solving skills plays major role.

What if I don’t select you for this job?
I will feel sad but it’s your wish. But the only thing I would like to know in spite of all the specified qualifications and a good interview what was below the mark that made you think that I am not eligible.

What is more important to you: the money or the work?
In this fast moving world, many innovations are taking place. Because of all inventions, we are saying that our country is in such a position like that. Eventhough INDIA have loan over other countries, it is shining because of the inventions. INDIA is giving rice to all other countries, which is very important.

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