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Sample Selection Criteria and Interview Questions

Work Experience relevant to job vacancy requirements

Sample Interview Questions

Describe your strengths and weaknesses in relation to this job.

How has your previous experience prepared you for this position?

Identify the value of knowledge gained on previous jobs.

Describe your last day of work prior to this interview.

Which of your previous jobs did you enjoy most? Why?

What kinds of references would you expect from previous employers? (Probe for specifics.)

Which of your previous jobs did you enjoy least? Explain reasons.

What problems have you had with co-workers or supervisors?

(Review reasons for leaving previous jobs.)


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