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Interview Question Database

Personality

QUESTION INTENT

An interviewer asks personality questions to gauge your soft skills and various other aspects that your technical and professional experiences don't reveal about you as an employee. For example, with a personality question, the interviewer is able to understand your teamwork, work ethic and aspirations.

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You are more than just your skills and accomplishments, and a personality or opinion question is an opportunity for you to demonstrate that! For example, the answers to these questions speak a lot for your creativity and inspiration. An opinion question presents you an opportunity to share a profession opinion. These types of questions can differentiate you from other candidates. 

What is the one thing you like most about your current manager and what is one thing you would change?


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If you could invite three people, living or dead, to a dinner party, who would you invite and why?


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If you were the interviewer, how would you interview me?


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What was the last book you read? Movie you saw? Sporting event you attended?


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If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?


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Can you share a story (about anything) that speaks to who you are from a values perspective?


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What interests you least about this job?


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How would your manager describe you? Now tell me, how would your best friend describe you?


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