50 Popular Behaviour Job Interview Questions:

Job Interview Questions

  • Describe a time when you were faced with a stressful situation and how you overcame the situation
  • Tell me about a difficult decision you’ve made in the last year
  • Give an example of a time when a project you were on failed
  • Provide an example of when you showed initiative and took the lead
  • Tell me about a situation where you have had to speak with an unhappy customer
  • Give me an example of a time when you motivated others and how this led to a positive outcome
  • Give an example of a goal you set and how you reached it
  • Describe a decision you made that was unpopular with your co-workers and how you handled this
  • Describe a situation in which you were able to use negotiation to successfully change a person’s opinion
  • Describe an instance when you had to think on your feet to make a split second decision
  • Describe a situation where you knew your boss wrong – how did you handle it?
  • Give an example of a time when you used good judgment in solving a problem
  • Describe a major change or adjustment to your job and your reactions to the change
  • Describe a situation where the situation changed and you forced to adjust to the changes – how did you handle this adjustment?
  • Describe a time when you were able to effectively communicate an error to your supervisor
  • Tell me about a time when you encountered conflict in the workplace and how you handled the conflict?
  • What was your most difficult decision in the last 6 months? What made it difficult?
  • Provide an example of when you had to go above and beyond your normal duties in order to get the job done
  • Describe a time when you put the needs of your workmates before your own when completing a task
  • Tell me about a time when your knowledge or skills significantly enhanced an outcome or decision
  • Provide an example of a problem you had with a co-worker or boss and how you resolved it
  • Give an example of a pressure situation you faced and how you reacted to the pressure
  • Provide an example of a time when you felt you were able to motivate
  • Describe a situation when you were able to have a positive influence on others
  • Describe a time when you did not put in 100% into your job or performance and what you did about it
  • Tell me about a time when you had to solve a problem with very little guidance or direction
  • Tell me about a time when you were successful in a team environment?
  • Tell us about a time that you were able to adapt to a culturally different environment
  • Give an example of a situation that you have gone out of your way to make someone feel comfortable in the working environment
  • Tell us about the most effective contribution you have made as part of a task group or special project team
  • Describe a team experience you found rewarding
  • Describe a team experience you found disappointing
  • What was the most stressful situation you have faced? How did you deal with it?
  • Have you ever had difficulty getting others to accept your ideas? What was your approach?
  • Have you ever had to deal with conflicting deadlines? How did you decide which task to complete?
  • Explain a complex problem you recently encountered
  • What have you done in the past to contribute toward a teamwork environment?
  • Provide an example of an annoying or unpopular co-worker and how you deal with that person
  • Tell me about a time when you went overtime on a deadline
  • Describe a time where you were wrong in your decision making – what did you do to fix it
  • Describe a time where you had to delegate tasks
  • Provide an example where you were unsure what to do but afraid to ask for guidance
  • Give an example of when you had to use different management styles for different people
  • Provide an example of how you were able to promote morale
  • What is the biggest contribution you made in your current role?
  • What are you most proud of in your working career?
  • Have you ever had to “go the extra mile” for a customer? What did you do?
  • When was the last time a supervisor gave you constructive criticism – how did you react?
  • Discuss a setback you have overcome in the last 12 months
  • Give me an example of a time when you felt that someone wasn’t being honest with you in the workplace and how confronted it