About Yourself

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • What motivates you to put forth your greatest effort?
  • How would a person you know describe you?
  • What have you learned from your mistakes?
  • How well do you work under pressure?
  • Why should I hire you?

Education Questions

  • Why did you choose GardnerWebb/major?
  • What do your grades say about you? Describe your most rewarding college experience
  • Describe your most rewarding college experience.
  • How has a liberal arts background prepared you for a career?

About Your Goals

  • What do you see yourself doing in five years?
  • Do you have plans for continued education?
  • What goals have you set for the near future?

Behavioral Questions

  • Describe a situation where you had to make a difficult decision?
  • How do you handle conflict?
  • Describe a time when you needed to go above and beyond the call of duty to complete a project
  • Give me an example of a time where you anticipated potential problems and developed preventive measures.
  • Describe a time when you delegated a project effectively.
  • Tell me about a time when you took the lead to accomplish a goal or project

About Your Work

  • How do you work with others?
  • Describe the ideal job for you.
  • In what kind of work environment are you most comfortable?
  • What is the most significant contribution you made to the job during
  • Tell me the reasons for leaving your past position.

About the Organization

  • What do you know about our organization?
  • Why are you interested in us?
  • In what ways do you think you can make a contribution to our organization?
  • Why did you decide to apply for this job?
  • What interests you about what we do?

Questions You May Ask

  • What would a normal working day be like?
  • Where does this position fit in the organization structure?
  • How is the position evaluated?
  • Describe the work culture and values.
  • What is a typical career path for someone in this position?