Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6JOBS JOBS JOBS Common Interview Questions Before an interview, think of how you would answer the questions below. If possible, have someone play the part of the employer and role play the interview. Why are you interested in working here? What are your major strengths? Focus on any strengths you have that would be assets for the job you’re interviewing for. If you find this question difficult to answer, start off with “I’ve been told that I have a talent for ...” What are your major weaknesses? When asked about weaknesses, come up with some- thing that can be seen as a positive. For example, “I really enjoy meeting new people and sometimes I spend more time than I should talking to customers.” Why did you leave your last job? Be honest, brief, and positive. What are your career plans? Is there anything else you would like to tell me about yourself? Why should I hire you? After the Interview The day after your interview, write a thank you note. In this note, thank the interviewer for his/her time, and again mention a few of the reasons why you would be a good choice for the job. Ask someone to proofread your thank you note to make sure that it’s error free.