INTERVIEW TIPS

  • Dress nicely
  • Be on time
  • Interview starts when you walk in the door
  • Remember to breathe
  • Body Language and Eye Contact
  • Do your homework
    • Job Description
    • Application Process
    • Salary and Benefits
    • Know the Company, its history, the industry, the company’s competition, etc.
  • Anticipate Questions
    • General and Skill Related Questions
      • Tell me about yourself?
      • What are your best skills?
      • Why should we hire you?
    • Situational Questions
      • Describe a tough situation in which you had to deal with an upset coworker or boss and how did you handle it?
    • Behavior-based Questions
      • If I asked your previous/current co-workers about you what would they say?
      • Describe the most difficult boss or supervisor you’ve had and how you learned how to work with them successfully?
    • Business Acumen Questions
      • In your last position/company, what drove profitability?
      • Tell me about a key decision that had an impact on customer experience, good or bad.
    • Self-Regulation
      • When do you feel the most under pressure?
      • When you get angry, what happens?
    • Motivation
      • What motivates you to do your best?
      • How do you measure success?
    • Empathy
      • What do you do when someone comes to your with a problem?
      • Describe a time when you had to deliver bad news.
    • Social Skills
      • Tell me about a time when you influence others
      • How do you gain a team’s respect?
    • Be Concise
    • Provide Examples
    • Be Honest
    • Keep Your Guard Up
    • Ask Great Questions
      • What exactly does this company value the most, and how do you think my work for you will further these values?
      • What kinds of processes are in place to help me work collaboratively?
      • In what area could your team use a little polishing?
      • What’s the most important thing I can accomplish in the first 60 days?
      • Can you give me some examples of the most and least desirable aspects of the company’s culture?
      • Am I going to be a mentor or will I be mentored?
      • How will you judge my success? What will have happened six months from now that will demonstrate that I have met your expectations?
      • This job sounds like something I’d really like to do — is there a fit here?
      • Now that we’ve talked about my qualifications and the job, do you have any concerns about my being successful in this position?

BBSI
1550 Pilgrim St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837
(509) 765-4408
Click here to email

BBSI
9825 Sandifur Parkway, Suite E
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 546-0462
Click here to email

BBSI
30 Merlot Drive, Suite B
Prosser, WA 99350
(509) 786-7782
Click here to email

SIgn Up For News

Sign Up Now

Back to Top