Sample Interview Questions

Sample Interview Questions from Pionear

Here are some of the typical questions you may expect in an interview. Be prepared to answer each honestly, while still putting your best foot forward.

  • Tell me a little about yourself. (Your response should not exceed two minutes.)
  • What skills and qualifications do you possess that will be beneficial to our company?
  • Tell me what you know about our company (history, issues affecting our industry, what our logo means, etc.)?
  • Why did you choose an Accounting / Administrative / Mortgage career?
  • What’s the most difficult problem you’ve faced and how did you handle it?
  • What did you like most and least about your last job?
  • Why are you interested in this position?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years? (This helps indicate your stability.)
  • What are your long-term career goals?
  • What do you consider to be your strengths and/or weaknesses?
  • Do you consider yourself a leader or a follower, and why?
  • Do you work well under pressure?
  • Why are you leaving your present position? (Keep your answer positive.)
  • Can you tell me about an instance where you have been creative?
  • If you could pick one word to describe yourself, what would that word be and why?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • Do you have any questions?