There are certain questions every employer is going to ask you about. Regardless of the type of work, your skill level or the type of position, these questions are essential to help employers get a better understanding of not only who you are but where you came from and why you left.

If you’re seeking employment right now then please continue reading. You should practice your answers to these questions to appear confident in your answers. Plus, if you find yourself stuck answering a question- you can address the issue as to why before an actual job interview.

What was it like working for your supervisor?
What do you expect from a supervisor?
What problems have you encountered at work?
Have you ever had difficulty working with a manager?
Have you worked with someone who didn't like your work?
How did you fit in with the company culture?
Who was your best boss and who was the worst?
Describe your ideal boss.
Why are you leaving your job?
Why do you want to change jobs?
Why were you fired?
Why were you laid-off?
Why did you quit your job?
Why did you resign?
What have you been doing since your last job?
Why have you been out of work so long?
Do you take work home with you?
How do you view yourself? Who do you compare yourself to?
How many hours do you normally work?
Are you a self motivator?
What do you find are the most difficult decisions to make?
What has been the greatest disappointment in your life?
What are you passionate about?
What are your pet peeves?
What do people most often criticize about you?
What is the worst thing that you have ever gotten away with?
What is your dream job?
What makes you angry?