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High-Impact Interview Questions: 701 Behavior-Based Questions to Find the Right Person for Every Job by Victoria A. Hoevemeyer

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Traditional Interview Questions

Almost everyone is familiar with traditional interview questions. This would include questions such as:

Do you prefer to work alone or in a group?
What are your greatest strengths or weaknesses?
What did you enjoy most/least about your last position?
How would you describe yourself as a person?
What kind of books and other publications do you read?
Where do you want to be in five years?
Why should I hire you?
How well do you work under pressure/stress/tight deadlines?
How would your coworkers or supervisor describe you?
Describe the best boss you’ve ever had.
Walk me through your work history.

From an interviewer’s standpoint, far too many of us can, in our sleep, ask these types of questions. And ...

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