Job interview tips and Questions employers should never ask during an interview!!!

Job Interview Tips

  • Dress properly for the interview.
  • Practice your answers to the questions – loud or writing them down.
  • Check your CV.
  • Don’t take your parents, children or friends.
  • Learn the name of your interviewer.
  • Prepare answers to common questions.
  • Be on time for the interview (10-15 minutes early).
  • Bring resumes.
  • The interviewer may ask you:

Did you have any trouble finding us?

How are you today?

So don’t be surprised.

  • Smile, be polite.
  • Don’t chew gum.
  • Have a good firm handshake.
  • Maintain eye contact with your interviewer.
  • Don’t play with your face or hair.
  • Give 1 to 3 minute responses.
  • Look interested.
  • Don’t slouch.
  • Listen carefully to the interviewers.


  • Provide examples.


  • Have passion.


  • Never say anything bad about your previous employers.


  • Study the employer’s website.


  • Be honest.
  • Avoid slang.
  • Avoid talking fast.
  • Be positive. Recruiters remember a positive attitude.
  • Turn your weaknesses into strengths.


  • Write a thank-you letter within 24 hours to a person who interviewed you.

Questions employers should never ask during an interview (from Anna Piekarczyk ebook sold on Amazon: 30 MOST COMMON INTERVIEW QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

  • How old are you?
  • How tall are you?
  • How much do you weigh?
  • Is this your maiden name?
  • What’s your nationality?
  • What country are your parents from?
  • Are you married?
  • Do you intend to get married?
  • Do you have children?
  • If you get pregnant, will you continue to work?
  • What’s your sexual orientation?
  • What health problems do you have?
  • Do you have any disabilities?
  • Are you taking any prescription medications?
  • What church are you a member of?
  • What do your parents do for a living?
  • How do you feel about supervising men/women?
  • Do you smoke or drink?
  • Do you own your own home?
  • Are you a union member?
  • Have you ever been treated by a psychologist or a psychiatrist?
  • Who’s going to care for your children while you’re at work?

The most often used question is … (and how to answer it):

1.   Tell me about yourself.

Well, … .

My name is … .

Let me tell you specifically how I’ve prepared myself.

I am prepared to answer any questions you may have about my education and experience.

As you can see from my resume, … .

I received a certificate in … .

I am an undergraduate student in … at … University.

I’m prepared well for this career.

I have always been interested in … .

I’m interested in working for … .

Most of my experiences have centered around this field.

I have completed several great projects including … .


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