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.