Human Resource managers may ask tricky HR interview questions to save time and try to figure out what kind of employee you really are. IIBM Institute will provide top HR interview questions and will help you in preparing for the interview. when responding to HR intmailto:www.iibmindia.inerview questions keep your answers brief and to the point.  If you are faced with a difficult HR interview question, make sure you stay calm, don’t get defensive, and take a moment to think about your response before you answer the interview question.

  1. Tell me about yourself.

Answer: Identify some of your main attributes and memorise them. Describe your qualifications, career history and range of skills, emphasising those skills relevant to the job on offer.

  1. What have your achievements been to date?

Answer. Select an achievement that is work-related and fairly recent. Identify the skills you used in the achievement and quantify the benefit it had to the company. For example, ‘my greatest achievement has been to design and implement a new sales ledger system, bringing it in ahead of time and improving our debtors’ position significantly, saving the company 50,000 a month in interest’.

  1. What do you like about your present job?

Answer: This is a straightforward HR interview question. All you have to do is make sure that your ‘likes’ correspond to the skills required for the job on offer. Be enthusiastic; describe your job as interesting and diverse but do not overdo it – after all, you are looking to leave.

  1. Where would you really like to work?

“The real agenda for this HR interview question is assurance that you aren’t applying to every job opening in sight,” Never mentioning another company by name or another job title because you want to highlight all the reasons you’re perfect for this job and that you’ll give it all of your attention if achieved. A good response would be: “This is where I want to work, and this job is what I want to do.”