Nailing the interview starts to feel a whole lot less scary once you're exceptionally prepared. And that means being prepared to tackle each of these most-common interview questions with the NSC interview response formula

  1. Tell me about yourself.
  2. Why are you interested in working for us?
  3. Why are you looking for a new job / why do you want to leave your current organization?
  4. What are your strengths?
  5. What are your weaknesses?
  6. If I called your boss right now, what would he/she say about you (positive and negative)?
  7. What are the top three adjectives you would use to describe yourself? 
  8. Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten years? 
  9. Please walk me through your resume.
  10. Can you explain the gap in your employment between [X date] and [X date]?
  11. What has been your most significant accomplishment to date?
  12. Can you share an example of when you went above and beyond to complete a project?
  13. Tell me about your approach to [core job responsibility].
  14. Tell me about a time you made a mistake and how you handled it.
  15. What has been your biggest failure?
  16. Tell me about a time when you disagreed with a colleague and how you handled it. 
  17. What's your current / desired salary?
  18. What was the last book you read for fun?
  19. How would you fire someone?
  20. What questions do you have for me?