HR Interview Questions and Answers: Part -1

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Vivek Bangare


HR Interview Questions and Answers: Part-1

Hello everyone, In this article, we will mostly talk about HR interview questions and answers. These are fresher as well as experienced ones. I am creating a series of HR questions and Answers in multiple parts. Let’s begin.

What is the reason for applying for this job?

I've been working for several years on gaining skills in your company(industry). I feel I have the knowledge, skills and qualifications you are looking for, along with a unique perspective coming from a different industry. 

Why are you applying for this job?

I noticed that the part of my previous positions I enjoyed the most were those that aligned with what's listed in your job description, like...(mentions some example related to your work experience).

While I am grateful for my time at my current company, I feel that it's time to move into a role more tailored to my talents where I can continue to grow.

Tell me what you know about the role.

From the job description, I understand that you are looking for a...(mentions a few examples of required skills).

Can you tell me more about why this position is open and what needs the team needs?

When can you start?

After getting an offer, I am able to start 60 days (mentions your notice period) later to provide time for my current role to be filled.

Describe who you are? or Tell me about your background.

Well, I am confident, hardworking and a very professional individual. I always carried out all the tasks assigned to me without hesitation.

I have also been a good mentor to my juniors and never hesitate to ask if something I don't know.

On the other hand, I am creative and love to test my boundaries.

Why did you leave your previous role?

I'm looking for better career prospects and opportunities for professional growth. It wasn't aligned with my longer-term career goals.

I'm looking for new challenges at work that align with my strength. I was no longer finding the work full-filling. My company was restructuring so it's an opportunity for change.