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Rule : Basic Interview Questions and Answers - part 3

1. Do you work well under pressure?

Short Answer 1:  I work well under pressure because I use the pressure to help me work more efficiently

Short Answer 2:  I work well under pressure because I don't panic.  I maintain self control and work as efficiently as possible.  In all my experiences, I did well and I always enjoyed the experience.


2. Are you a risk taker or Do you like to keep you away from risks?

Short Answer 1: I'm reliable and believe in stability and guarantees.  My work will be based on facts without assumptions or guesses, so I tend to stay away from risks.

Short Answer 1: I take risks because through planning and working smart, it's possible to reduce some of the risk.  So if there's a reasonable chance of success, I would take the opportunity.


3. Why should I hire you?

Short Answer 1: I should be hired because I'm efficient, smart, and friendly.  I'm great at solving problems and love challenges.  Most importantly, I'm dependable and reliable.

Short Answer 2: There are two reasons I should be hired.  First, my qualifications match your needs perfectly.  Second, I'm excited and passionate about this industry and will always give 100%.


4. Tell me about a time you failed to complete an assignment on time?

Short Answer : One time, I had a project that was due on Tuesday.  On Friday I analyzed our progress and I was ahead of schedule.  I didn't have to work over the weekend to complete the assignment.  On Monday, my boss was sick so I had to attend several meetings that took all day.  Because of that, I didn't complete my assignment until Wednesday.  Now, I try to finish my assignments a day or half a day early because something unexpected could come up.