Top 14 Hr Interview Questions You Must Prepare 02.Oct.2022

Disguise your strength as a weakness. Beware this is an eliminator question, designed to shorten the candidate list.

Avoid giving any specific reason for you getting angry. Say that it's a general tendency of a human being and you are no exception. You do get angry but you don't go out of control.

To err is human. So, it is perfectly OK if you committed a mistake at work but before wering the question analyse the magnitude of mistake you did and the effect it had on the company.

The field of IT is very revolutionary. It is extremely important to keep yourself abreast with the new technological developments and this needs you to take some time out of your work schedule so that you can keep sharpening your saw.

You need to wer this question taking into consideration what is suitable for you. Say that you can work in the night shifts, only if you can really do it.

Be prepared with a good example, explaining why the decision was difficult, the process you followed in reaching it and the courageous or effective way you carried it out.

The two things which should be most important for a manager to succeed in his role are: 

  • His team should be happy and keep performing
  • The project he is working on with his team is successfully finished with minimum problems.

Most of the times, the job of software development is that of working under pressure. Sometimes, it will be the pressure of delivering on time while it can be that of a bug that has sprung all of a sudden in your code.So, expect pressure in everything you do. It is important to maintain your performance and develop strategies to deliver under pressure. You can then go ahead an talk about your way of dealing with pressure and performing under it.

The purpose of this question is to see how well you can fit into a team. Basically, you should not have a problem with a person, although you can have a problem with the style of working.

This is tricky question, as money and success both are important and you cannot outweigh the importance of one over the other. Personally you might prefer money over success or success over money, but it is better to be neutral when wering this question in an interview:

You can say, that money and success both are important for you, but if you have to choose you would choose success. The reason being, if one is successful money often follows and you need not focus on money over succes

Number of wers are good to give, but in positive manner. Some good instances are:

About your problem solving skills, ability to work hard, professional expertise, leadership skills, positive attitude etc.

You can say that you have no objection for this but express your concern that it would be better if you could do it after arriving some sort of agreement.

You can even be honest in stating that your present employer is not aware of you hunting and you would appreciate to have any contact with them after having arrived some sort of agreement.

Yes, I can work independently without supervision or support from a team

Do not emphasize on working independently as that will be seen as an inability to work with others.

I believe that at one point of time in career salary becomes secondary and self actualisation become more important. While taking up any new job, it will be my priority to ensure that the work culture, chances to contribute and grow are sufficient along with the money I am paid. I also believe that any good company who cares about its employees ensures that they are paid well.