General Work History Performance / Experience Interview Questions
Please tell me about your previous position and what you did.
Tell me about the last time you made an error and how you corrected it.
If you do not leave your current position, what will happen there? How far do you think you can advance in your current position?
Given your work history, where have you been the most successful and why?
Can you give me an example of when you have previously demonstrated your customer skills?
What is your definition of continuous improvement?
What makes you stand out among your peer group?
What have you done in the past to save your company money?
Have you worked in a position similar to the one you are applying for, if so tell me about them?
What is the most important thing you learned about at your previous place of employment?
What do you enjoy the most and least about your current job?
If there were two things that you could have changed about your job, what would they be in order of importance to you?
How did you position change as you worked there?
What was your supervisor's management style?
What types of people did you encounter while on your job?
Please describe a typical day at work?
How have your previous jobs prepared you for this position that you are applying for?
What are the most important features of a job to you?
What previous jobs tasks do you feel you were the most successful at?
Describe an important project that you worked on.
What sort of manager do you enjoy working for?
What is your definition of excellent customer service?
You have a lot of great experience. Why do you want the position that you are applying for?
What is your greatest strength?
What is your most significant professional accomplishment?
What was the last work related book that you read and what did you learn?
What was your favorite previous job and why? Why did you leave?
You have stayed with the same organization for years . . . why do you feel it is time to leave now?