HR Interview

Do you have any questions for me


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HR Interview Question and Answer for Freshers

Do you have any questions for me?

Always have some questions prepared for the interviewer. How soon will I be able to be join? etc
Always have a question ready to answer this one:

  • You can ask whether the company allows for lateral and vertical role changes.
  • You can also ask whether the company encourages learning and development of employees.
  • Ask whether the company has plans for expansion.
  • You can also discuss your role in detail.

Example 1 of answers for question – Do you have any questions for me?

Thank You for giving me this opportunity,
Can you tell me something about your work environment and some advice about me to improve myself.

Example 2 of answers for question – Do you have any questions for me?

Thank you for giving me this wonderful opportunity.
How can I develop my knowledge when i work in your company?

Example 3 of answers for question – Do you have any questions for me?

Thank you, i have a couple of questions.
Please tell me the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of our company.
If I am selected in your our company. What qualities do you expect from me to develop?

Are you planning to go for further studies


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HR Interview Question and Answer for Freshers

Are you planning to go for further studies?

This answer needs to be answered tactfully, they want to know whether you are going to stay for long or you are just there to use their training resources and then say goodbye in 6 month’s time.

  • If you are pursuing further studies, say so. Tell them why you want to go for that course.
  • If you are taking up a distance education course or a part time course, they should know, as you will need to take leaves when you appear for exams.

Are you willing to change your project/profile when required


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Are you willing to change your project/profile when required?

This is very important for a company, they want employees who are willing to change roles, to meet business demands, so the typical answer here is “Yes”. Say “I understand it will be in best interest of the business, if my manager wants me to develop my skills and take up another role.”

Who has inspired you in your life and why


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Who has inspired you in your life and why?

Don’t tell list of great personalities, freedom fighters or business leaders.

Example 1 of answers for question – Who has inspired you in your life and why?

Challenges inspired me most because challenges make our life interesting. They prepare us to fight with our career, every step of life whether we are a student or an adult and more over we are old. It is a key to success if we want to reach at highest peak it will be done by accepting challenges.

Example 2 of answers for question – Who has inspired you in your life and why?

I am not going to say about any great personalities, great freedom fighters etc. I am very much inspired by my mother because she is hard worker, she always thinks in a positive manner and she always thinks about her family and she supports everyone in my family and whatever she knows she teaches to everyone and she is very respectful. She always says to me that never hurt anyone in your life, love everyone.
She always says do not go in a wrong path choose right path. And she always says that be self confident in every task.
So my mother is my great inspiration.

Example 3 of answers for question – Who has inspired you in your life and why?

Success and failure are the two sides of coin of life. We get the success because we inspired from the previous failure, and the person who help to solve that previous failure in your life becomes your inspiration.

How would you be an asset to our organization


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How would you be an asset to our organization?

Highlight and let them know about your strengths. This is the exact question where you can win their heart and with confidence.

Example 1 of answers for question – How would you be an asset to our organization?

As we know that growth of every company depends on the performance of the employees.
And a person who values his job can never miss a chance to prove to be a asset of that company.

Example 2 of answers for question – How would you be an asset to our organization?

Employees are asset for company because growth of organization depend on employees punctuality, hard working and dedication towards work so I will be asset for company because I have these qualities.

Example 3 of answers for question – How would you be an asset to our organization?

I can be asset to your organization since I am dedicated towards my work. I have a patience to hold up pressure and work sincerely. Moreover I have a quality to learn from my failure and don’t give up until I achieve positive result.

Example 4 of answers for question – How would you be an asset to our organization?

The real task in being an asset is what you provide in the overall growth, development and consistent continuous improvement not just for the company, but those who you work with and provide a product or service to. Seeing that the employee is the greatest asset a company can have we need people who can provide the mentoring, development, and training that would ensure we obtain and retain those individuals who will strive and exemplify excellence and dedication to the success of any organization they work for.
It is never the job itself, but the effort you are willing to put in to make that job the best fit for you and the company. Engaged people will do extraordinary things so how do you become an asset you must be engaged in the vision and goal of your organization, but that requires you also being in engaged in the growth and development of others. That is one quality that is hard to find, because most people are afraid to develop others in fear of losing what they have.

Example 5 of answers for question – How would you be an asset to our organization?

Hard Work, discipline, determination and punctuality of an employee makes him an asset for the company. But in my sense, an employee will be the real asset if he/she is going to keep the words as said throughout the work in the company.

Why should I hire you? or Why do you think should we take you for this job


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HR Interview Question and Answer for Freshers

Why should I hire you? or Why do you think should we take you for this job?

Try to know the interviewer’s greatest needs and demands, this question will give you advantage over other candidates and give him best facts for hiring you than someone else.
A company will want to hire you if you can add some value to it. So, focus your answer on your skills and how they can be helpful for the position you are being interviewed for. Also, tell them about your ability to grasp new things quickly, adjust well into a team and flexible attitude. These are the qualities that employers usually seek in a fresh graduate.

Remember to keep an example ready for each personal quality you offer.

Example 1 of answers for question – Why should I hire you? or Why do you think should we take you for this job?

Well I appreciate this question. As you know that I’m a fresher and have no practical experience, but I’m confident in my abilities of being punctual, sincere and quick learner. If I get this opportunity I’ll definitely prove my self. For being little more honest, I can’t say that I’m best suitable but i need platform in which i can show my skills with efficacy for company’s growth.

Example 2 of answers for question – Why should I hire you? or Why do you think should we take you for this job?

I am a fresher and I don’t have any experience, but I work in the basis of regularity and punctuality, because in this busy and competitive world being punctual and sincere to work regularly plus hard work and smart work I can finish the task given to me on time and I try my best to fulfill all the needs of the company from me.
Thank you!.

Example 3 of answers for question – Why should I hire you? or Why do you think should we take you for this job?

As a fresher I have the ability to learn new things in short span of time and implement immediately and I can work in any type of environment and you can mold me according to your company expectations.

Example 4 of answers for question – Why should I hire you? or Why do you think should we take you for this job?

That’s a great pleasure for me to give the answer. As I am a fresher I have no practical experience which is the best thing for being success.
But am sincere, honest & smart worker, which is needed for being perfect. I can’t say that am the best candidate for this job but if you will give me opportunity I can prove myself as an asset for your company.

Example 5 of answers for question – Why should I hire you? or Why do you think should we take you for this job?

I sincerely believe that I’m the best person to be hired. I realize that there are many others who have the ability to do the job. I also have that ability. But I am also bring an additional quality that makes me the very best person for the job – my attitude for excellence. Not just giving lip service to excellence but putting every part of myself into achieving it.

Why does this role interest you? Or why have you applied for this job


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Why does this role interest you? Or why have you applied for this job?

The purpose of this question is to see if you are really interested in this job or you applied to this job just because you are jobless. Relate the job requirements with your candidature and explain why do you believe you are a suitable candidate for this job.

Where do you see yourself five years from now? or What do you want to achieve in the next 5 years


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Where do you see yourself five years from now? or What do you want to achieve in the next 5 years?

Don’t be too specific. Make assure interviewer that you wanna make a long-term commitment with the organization and this is the exact position you are looking for.
This answer shows your ability to make plans for yourself, have an ambitious but realistic plan:
Say you would like to acquire certain skills and move up the ladder.
If you are interested in Management, say you would like to take up a part-time course/full time course in [X] years time.

Example 1 of answers for question – Where do you see yourself five years from now? or What do you want to achieve in the next 5 years?

Actually its difficult to predict future but after 5 years I want to be 5 times more effective from now and want to lead team of professionals.

Example 2 of answers for question – Where do you see yourself five years from now? or What do you want to achieve in the next 5 years?

I can’t say exactly where will I be in next 5 years but I would like to see myself in a responsible position where I become an asset of the company and I am sure the company will offer me such growth opportunities.

Example 3 of answers for question – Where do you see yourself five years from now? or What do you want to achieve in the next 5 years?

As a fresher I really don’t know how to answer this question but within this five years I would like to learn more things from this company which I want to teach others after five years. I am pretty sure within that course of time I would make my part essential for the company’s growth.

Example 4 of answers for question – Where do you see yourself five years from now? or What do you want to achieve in the next 5 years?

After five years, I want to see myself at that position where your company don’t want to loose me at any cost, at any moment.

Example 5 of answers for question – Where do you see yourself five years from now? or What do you want to achieve in the next 5 years?

After Five years, I would like to see myself leading a team of dedicated and motivated problem solvers, associates, employees towards the goal of achieving competitive advantage over the global counterparts, and in the process I would like to grow as an individual, both professionally and personally.

Example 6 of answers for question – Where do you see yourself five years from now? or What do you want to achieve in the next 5 years?

Five years from now I would like to see myself at a respectable and more responsible position in the company where I can take decisions for the welfare and growth of the company.

What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses


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What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses(blind spots)?

Number of answers are good to give, but in positive manner. Some good instances are:
About your problem solving skills, ability to work hard, professional expertise, leadership skills, positive attitude etc.

This is also one of the most commonly asked questions in any interview. Your answer to this question demonstrates your preparation for the interview. Your same set of strengths can not be an advantage in every interview. This needs you to tailor make your answer as per the requirement of the position you are being interviewed for.

Before every interview, analyze the requirements of the role carefully and list out the qualities required to perform that role. Now, make a list of the qualities you have and match them with the requirements. You can offer these qualities as your strength for the role.

Example 1 of answers for question – What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses(blind spots)?

I would like to start saying my weakness.
My weakness is that most of my colleagues complain me when i focus on detail to have done my job completely and perfectly.
My strengths are that I am good listener, I have acceptable mind and i can motivate people to have the best of them in the work.

Example 2 of answers for question – What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses(blind spots)?

Strengths – Hard Worker, Self Motivated, Quick learner. Very Punctual and Sincere to my goal.
Weaknesses – Can’t say no to my co-workers, Feel bad if somebody disturbs me in between my ongoing work.

Did you face any difficulty in finding this place


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Did you face any difficulty in finding this place?

The interviewer usually asks this question to initiate the talk and put the candidate to ease. You can smile and answer this question by saying: “It wasn’t difficult to find this place.”