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Mastering Interview Skills: Understanding Types Of Questions You Can Face In Your Interviews

In this lesson, we will understand the three basic types of questions you may face in you interviews. We will also explain the reasons for asking those questions and how you can prepare yourself to answer those questions.
This will help you to prepare for your interview and left a long-lasting impression which will get you a job.

Three Types Of Questions Asked In Interviews

1. Behavioral type questions

This type of questions are based on the concept to understand your past behaviors so that they can predict your future behavior.
These type of questions often begin with:
> Tell me about
> Can you give me an example

The way you respond to these questions help them to bring your past experiences to showcase your knowledge and skills.

Few Examples Of Such Questions

  • Tell me about a challenge you have faced in your previous organization and how you approached it?
  • Give me an example of how you helped your company meeting their targets

2. Situational Based Questions

Situational based questions allow the interview to evaluate your abilities when it come to solve problems and analysis of a situation.
These type of questions often begin with:
> How would you, or
> What would you do?
The way you respond to these questions shows your way of approaching a problem and how you think under such situations. How you handle pressure and stress.

Few Examples Of Such Questions

  • How would you manage angry clients?
  • How would you handle stress?

3. Questions Based On Resume

The main purpose of such questions is to confirm the authenticity of the knowledge and skills which you have mentioned in your resume. These questions are also asked to understand the depth of your knowledge and skills.
So make sure you have written only those things which you can explain with confidence because they will be asking direct questions from your resume.

Few Examples Of Such Questions

  • You have mentioned that you have an experience of Incident Management, can you explain it in detail.
  • You have mentioned that you have received awards, can you tell me something more about that

Knowing how questions will be asked is important, as you prepare for the interview. In the next movie, we’ll discuss anticipating what questions they’ll ask.

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