Top 10 Interview Questions

OK, so you have landed an interview. That’s CV did its job! Now, I have to prepare for the actual questions that I may get asked. And you’re thinking, I’ll do a search online and find the top 10 interview questions. And, you found this blog post on – skip the opening paragraph and get straight to the top 10 interview questions……..please. OK, then.


Number 1: Top 10 Interview Questions


Number one, the opening top ten interview questions: Tell me a little bit about yourself. A nice opener by a trained interviewee – they are trying to make you feel at ease. But you should think about your answer? Think about the answer in terms of your professional behaviour, lace your answer with the job description in mind. Use assertive words such as, drive, motivation, communication skills, reliability and so on.

Let’s get to the rest of the top 10 interview questions that you will most likely come across:


Number 2: Top 10 Interview Questions

Why do you want to work here?


Number 3: Top 10 Interview Questions

What kind of experience do you have for this job?


Number 4: Top 10 Interview Questions

What did you like and/or dislike about your last job?


Number 5: Top 10 Interview Questions

What are your biggest accomplishments?


Number 6:

How do you organise and plan for major projects?


Number 7:

What is your greatest strength?


Number 8:

What interests you most about this job?


Number 9:

Why should I give you this job?


Number 10:

What would you like to be doing five years from now?


Good luck!!




OK, so you now have a good idea of some questions that might come your way. Now, document the answers, read your answers a few times and try and feel comfortable replying to them. Do a role play with a family member or a flat mate.


Reflect on your role play performance, make changes, and repeat the process.


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Diarmuid Haughian

MA Career Guidance, QCG


Top 10 Interview Questions