Monday, November 26, 2007

Interview Questions You Need to Be Prepared to Answer

Here are just a few of the interview questions that you might get asked by a potential employer. Be prepared to answer them and practice your answers so that you are comfortable.
  • Tell me about yourself.
  • What are your strengths?
  • What are your weaknesses?
  • Why do you want this job?
  • Where would you like to be in your career five years from now?
  • What attracted you to this company?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • What do you know about our company? 
  • Are you willing to relocate?  
  •  What was the last project you headed up, and what was its outcome? Tell me about a time where you had to deal with conflict on the job.
  • If you received an assignment that was too difficult, how would you handle that situation?
  • What kind of goals would you have in mind if you got this job?
  • If selected for this position, can you describe your strategy for the first 90 days?
  • Give examples of ideas you've had or implemented.
  • Give an example of a project that you took a led. 
  • Do you have any questions for me? (Always have a couple of questions ready to ask them, such as "What are you looking for in a candidate" and "What is a typical work day like" or "What do you like best about working for this company?"


  1. hi, i was wondering if you could tell me the name of the website that a lot of law students read for odd/interesting stories in the industry or about other law students. i can't remember the name, but i've heard law students talk about it. It's filled with random things, like an e-mail a 2L sent to a law firm about it being racist/sexist, which then circulated around other top law firms and made its way to the website. Things like that. Thanks!

  2. Is this it? Overheard in Law School

  3. thanks for the reply. hm... no, it's not a blog. it's an actual website... i've only looked at it once and i can't for the life of me remember the name of it. but i'm def sure it's not a blog.

  4. The blog Water Lily is referring to might be Above the Law

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