Interview Questions on Character Traits

FacebookWhatsAppTelegramEmailCopy Link

interview questions on character

During job interviews, employers look for character traits of candidates since they would like to find out if the candidate is easy to get along with, and whether he / she has a bad temper when under stress, etc. Personality is equally important as job skills because certain industries usually look for staff with specific character types, e.g. an outgoing personality is required for people to join the sales industry. The following are a few questions relating to character traits that employers may ask in job interviews.

Do you like to work with people?

If the job requires teamwork, you can tell the employer that you can cooperate with others without difficulty (on the condition that this is your true account). You can also point out a few advantages of working as a team, as well as your strengths suitable for working with other people. Even if the job does not require much teamwork, you have to let the employer know that you can work well with others although you are a self-starter and can work independently.

What are the personal qualities that make you the perfect candidate for this position?

Highlight the personality traits that are match the requirements of the job, and avoid dysfunctional ones.

How would your boss describe you?

Tell the employer your boss’ comments on your work performance, especially those which are your strengths. You can find these from reference letters of your former employers. If some comments are negative, present them as areas you need to improve but not weaknesses that are mortal.

What would you do if your viewpoint is different from that of your supervisor?

Let the interviewer know that you are willing to express your ideas but in a proper way not to embarrass others. In this way, you are telling the employer that you have sound job skills as well as good interpersonal relationships.

How well do you work under pressure?

Elaborate on the positive effects of work pressure such as bringing out untapped potential in people. You can also tell the employer how you cope with pressure, including ways to schedule your work to meet deadlines as well as the methods you use to relax after work. Let the employer realize that you have a positive working attitude.

This article is either written or edited by jobsDB HK. If you would like to publish it on other website or publication, please contact us by email: [email protected] jobsDB reserves the right to take legal action against any person that infringes the copyright.

熱門文章
2020 年嘅第三季,同時出現肺炎疫情嘅第三波。原本預期復甦嘅市道,一下子又面臨打回原形。 好在香港股票市場新股上市一浪接一浪,主要受惠於「中國概念股」從美股市場回流返香港「第二上市」,以及一眾醫藥、生物科技及物業管理股份大受投資者歡迎。因...
成世人流流長,除了會遇上幾個人渣,還會中伏無數!騙徒手法層出不窮,即使步步為營也防不勝防,尤其現時經濟環境低迷,「求工若渴」的打工仔更容易誤墜陷阱。今時今日沒中過伏的,「我真係要恭喜你啊」,中伏無數也別難過,You’re not alone...
米行聽來彷彿是舊日行業,但原來仍有許多在經營,早前搶米潮下更有米行派米給老人家,永隆米行是其中之一。負責人之一的Steven是80後,「我之前一直做零售業,都想接觸些新事物,7年前爸爸打工的米行不做了,手上有班客,我們便一起開米行。」 家用...

十大熱門搜尋

Scroll to Top