Why do you think you would enjoy your chosen area of study (Eg: Marketing)?
“Marketing is the key to the growth and success of any organization. This field has always attracted me because it requires a combination of creativity, strategic and analytic ability – the qualities that a marketing guy must possess.”
How do you spend your spare time?
“I have a good collection of books of different genre and enjoy reading. In addition, I love driving during late evenings or on rainy weekend afternoons. Also, for the last two years I’ve been volunteering at the local children’s hospital on Saturday mornings.”
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What are your weaknesses?
“I used to be somewhat disorganized, but eventually this got me into trouble when I missed an appointment I hadn’t written down. It was clear that I had to learn how to be more organized. So, with the help of my senior colleague we worked out a system that I still use today. Not only do I stay on top of things, but I’m more efficient, too. “
The first thing you need to do prior to interviewing is assess yourself. This includes listing your strengths and weaknesses, your accomplishments and achievements, reviewing your strong and your weak subjects, and recording some of the key decisions you have made in your life.
You should then review your interests, the disappointments you’ve encountered, your work environment likes/dislikes, your business and personal values, your goals, needs, restrictions, and life style preferences. It would help if you’re ready to practice answering the following potential questions.