Describe the best/worst team of which you have been a member.
Give me a specific example of a time when you sold someone on an idea or concept.
Tell me about a time when you were creative in solving a problem.
Describe a time when you helped co-workers who dislike each other to work together.
Tell me about a time when you made a bad decision. What did you learn? What would you do differently? (They are not seeking faults as much as what you did to correct or improve the situation.)
Sample Traditional Interview Questions:
Tell me a little about yourself.
Why did you select your career path?
What would you like to be doing five years from now?
What has been your greatest accomplishment so far?
Describe your greatest strengths and/or weaknesses.
Would you rather be in charge of a project or work as part of a team?
What have you learned from the experience you have held?
Sample Stress Interview Questions:
What kind of people do you find it difficult to work with?
What are some of the things you find challenging to do?
How would you evaluate me as an interviewer?
What interests you least about this job?
How do you handle rejection?
What is the worst thing you have heard about our company?
See this pen I’m holding? Sell it to me.
Sample Case Interview Questions:
A chain of grocery stores currently receives its stock on a decentralized basis. Each store deals independently with its suppliers. The president of the chain is wondering whether the firm can benefit from a centralized warehouse. What are the key considerations in making this decision?
A magazine publisher is trying to decide how many magazines she should deliver to each individual distribution outlet in order to maximize profits. She has extensive historical sales volume data for each of the outlets. How should she determine delivery quantities?