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HR INTERVIEW Q & A

Sanjeeb Kumar Prusty

2010
HR INTERVIEW Q & A

Contents
Tell me about yourself? ..................................................................................................................... 6
Why should i hire u? .......................................................................................................................... 9
Tell me about yourself? ................................................................................................................... 12
What is more important to you: the money or the work? ................................................................ 13
What are your weak points? ............................................................................................................ 16
What is the main role of hr in an organization? ............................................................................... 18
Explain how you would be an asset to this organization? ................................................................. 22
Where would you like to be after five years? ................................................................................... 23
What are your weak points? ............................................................................................................ 25
Are you applying for other jobs? ...................................................................................................... 27
What is the difference between confidence and over confidence? .................................................. 27
What is your greatest strength? ...................................................................................................... 29
Difference between hard work and smart work? ............................................................................. 40
How would describe your ideal job? ................................................................................................ 43
Why did you leave your last job? ..................................................................................................... 44
What motivates you to do good job? ............................................................................................... 45
Why should i hire u... 2. Why ................... (satyam)?........................................................................ 46
You are of electrical field and you are going for software why? ....................................................... 47
How to break the hr interviewers? .................................................................................................. 47
Briefly describe your ideal job? ........................................................................................................ 48
You are of electrical field and you are going for software why? ....................................................... 48
What are your outside interests?..................................................................................................... 49
What could i say for 'are you willing to relocate? ............................................................................. 49
What is on roll? ............................................................................................................................... 49
Looking back, what would you do differently in your life ? ............................................................... 49
Who is close to you in your brothers and sister and why ? ............................................................... 49
What do you worry about? .............................................................................................................. 49
Where could you use some improvement?...................................................................................... 50
Who has inspired you in your life and why? ..................................................................................... 50
What are your goals?....................................................................................................................... 50
What’s the most difficult part of being a (job title)? ......................................................................... 50

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Why do you want to join in industry? .............................................................................................. 51


What are your career options right now? ........................................................................................ 51
Are you willing to relocate or travel ? .............................................................................................. 51
Why do you think you are the best candidate? ................................................................................ 52
What could i say in tell me about yourself? Answers: ...................................................................... 52
Why aren’t you earning more money at this stage of your career? .................................................. 52
Where do you see yourself after 10 years from now? ...................................................................... 52
Why do you like to join this company? & what would you do for the growth of this company? ....... 52
How could you have improved your career progress ? ..................................................................... 53
If you won $10 million lottery, would you still work? ....................................................................... 53
Describe an ideal position for yourself. ............................................................................................ 54
What changes would you make if you came on board?.................................................................... 54
Tell me about a situation when your work was criticized ?............................................................... 55
Why should one choose hr as their specialization? .......................................................................... 55
Tell me about something you did ? Or failed to do ? That you now feel a little ashamed of ? ........... 56
Why you have chosen this career?................................................................................................... 56
What is your favorite color? ............................................................................................................ 56
How many days of attendance at work should be considered satisfactory? What has been your
record of attendance at work? ........................................................................................................ 57
Why you left your your previous job? .............................................................................................. 57
Describe your management style..................................................................................................... 57
Why do you think you would do well at this job? ............................................................................. 57
Why have you been out of work so long ? ....................................................................................... 57
Why did you leave your last job? ..................................................................................................... 58
What are your greatest strengths? .................................................................................................. 58
How will you handle confidential company matters? Answers: ........................................................ 59
Do you have the stomach to fire people? Have you had experience firing many people?................. 59
What is your approach towards your personal and professional goals? How do you prioritize them?
Give me some examples? ................................................................................................................ 59
Could you have done better in your last job? ................................................................................... 59
What was the toughest part of your last job? .................................................................................. 59
Why you left your last job? .............................................................................................................. 60
Why should i hire you? .................................................................................................................... 60
The work is very hard then how to overcome stress? ...................................................................... 60

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How we impress the hr? .................................................................................................................. 61


Have any of your colleagues been regularly late at work? What was the reaction to this in your
team? .............................................................................................................................................. 61
Tell me honestly about the strong points and weak points of your boss? ......................................... 61
What makes you angry ? ................................................................................................................. 61
Briefly describe your ideal job? ........................................................................................................ 62
How will i introduce myself in an interview? .................................................................................... 62
Why do you want to leave your previous job? ................................................................................. 62
What would you say to your boss if he?S crazy about an idea, but you think it stinks ? .................... 63
Do you regularly keep in touch with customers? How do you tell customers about new products and
updates? ......................................................................................................................................... 63
Describer a situation that didn’t suffer because of you but from external conditions beyond your
control ? .......................................................................................................................................... 63
You’ve been with your firm a long time. Won’t it be hard switching to a new company ? ................ 64
Why are you leaving (or did you leave) this position ? ..................................................................... 64
What is meant by hr? ...................................................................................................................... 64
Who came to the interview based on the performance? That person is called "hr". ........................ 65
Give me an example of a time when you tried to accomplish something and failed ......................... 66
What have you learned from mistakes on the job? .......................................................................... 66
Why do you want to work for this company?................................................................................... 66
Why do you want to work at our company? .................................................................................... 66
Why you want to join bpo? .............................................................................................................. 67
What are your greatest weakness ? ................................................................................................. 67
What was the toughest decision you ever had to make? ................................................................. 68
What would you do if a fellow executive on your own corporate level wasn’t pulling his/her weight?
And this was hurting your department?........................................................................................... 68
Why do you want to peruse a career in hr? There are better growth opportunities in marketing! ... 68
Where do you see yourself five years from now? ............................................................................ 69
Describe your ideal company, location and job? .............................................................................. 69
Why do you want to change the present company? ........................................................................ 69
What kind of person would you refuse to work with? ...................................................................... 70
Would you lie for the company ? ..................................................................................................... 70
Why you want to change ? .............................................................................................................. 71
Do you think you are overqualified for this position? ....................................................................... 72

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What qualities do you look for in a boss?......................................................................................... 73


How to properly answer what is your motivation to make a career/job change ? ............................ 73
Why do you want to join in industry? .............................................................................................. 73
What is your weakness? .................................................................................................................. 73
What is management interview ? .................................................................................................... 74
What good books have you read lately? .......................................................................................... 74
If for a psu if question .comes like what u can contribute towards the progress of company then
what should be the answer? ............................................................................................................ 74
Being an it graduate, why you want to join a bpo?........................................................................... 74
If you had enough money to retire right now, would you? ............................................................... 74
How do you feel about reporting to a younger person (minority, woman, etc)?............................... 75
Why do you want to join in industry? .............................................................................................. 75
Do you know anyone who works for us?.......................................................................................... 75
Why you are not selected in earlier companies? ...................................................................... 75

Why we select you? ................................................................................................................. 75

Why not you join ncc or nss during ur course work? ................................................................ 75

Your aim is to become engineer then why join mba? ............................................................... 75

Why did u choose this career? ......................................................................................................... 76


How long would you expect to work for us if hired? ........................................................................ 76
Tell me about your dream job.......................................................................................................... 77
Do your skills match this job or another job more closely?............................................................... 78
What do you know about this organization? .................................................................................... 78
How long would you expect to work for us if hired? ........................................................................ 78
Do you have any questions for me? ................................................................................................. 79
What irritates you about co-workers? ............................................................................................. 80
What is your achievement? ..................................................................................................... 81

Why you feel proud of your work? ........................................................................................... 81

Why should i hire you? ............................................................................................................ 81

What would you most like to accomplish if you had this job? .......................................................... 82
What do u want to do with your life? .............................................................................................. 82
What is the amount of pf and esi for employee to deducted ? ......................................................... 82
What is ergonomics? ....................................................................................................................... 82
What motivates you to do your best on the job? ............................................................................. 83

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Why did you leave your last job? ..................................................................................................... 84


Why u choose mba after doing graduation in science stream?......................................................... 84
When asked the question tell me about yourself,what sort of answer should i give? ....................... 85
Why have you taken hr as your major and marketing as minor subject? .......................................... 86
What motivates your best work? ..................................................................................................... 86
How do you plan to achieve your career goals? ............................................................................... 86

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Tell me about yourself?


Professionally : hard working , ambitious , do everything I can 2 improve myself more ,i
appreciate serious and hardworking people and enjoy working (and learning ) from them
..Personally: i have few, but wonderful, friends. We meet at weekends and we make
wonderful journeys and hang outs.

Firstly tell ur name , what u r doing now, education qualification, technical qualification if u
have, ur interest on other activities ,ur likes dislikes, hobbies, ur achievement , and then go
for ur parents description only if it is necessary.

I am hard working, thorough, and innovative. My strength is my patient adjustable attitude


that keeps me working even in difficult situations. I like reading and am inquisitive about
learning new things. I am determined to use my creativity and knowledge in the corporate
world benefiting myself and moreover the organization i will be working for.

I’ve been an administrator for the last five years. My recent experience includes handling
incoming calls, taking minutes. I excellent written and spoken English, advanced knowledge
of Microsoft word, excel and strong keyboard skills. I am a strong team player; i work well in
a team on and on my own. I have strong integrity and I’m honest.

Professionally am hard working, but i believe to do work with smarter way it makes my work
different from others. i always try to do best. i think funda of management is also apply in life
like planning ..i always try to learn from others bcz there is always a room for change.
Personally: i am sensitive and caring Pearson. I think be happy and help others and give
happiness to others.

About my professional exp. - currently i m working with______, i been working in this


company since_______ years, prior to this company i was working with______.
Abt my education qualification - i have completed my pg in ______, i did my graduation in
_____.
About my personal info - i stay with my family, my father is ____, i have one younger sister,
she is join her college, i like sports, i like playing table tennis, chess & carom. I love
travelling, i am a multi linguistic person, i can speak 4 languages.

I have to know what r the questions asked by hr in personal interview.........and i need the
answers for those questions...

Personally .emotionally lovable. Caring professional. Almost professional, ambitious girl


.and wants to achieve which is playing imp role in my life

I am hardworking and always like to see the things, going in positive direction; i am very
friendly in nature, which helps me in working as a team.

I m post graduate from Punjabi university. currently i m pursuing


mba from algal school of mgt. & tech. talking about my family my father is a b.man.my
mother is a housewife. I have five sibling’s am the youngest in my family.

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My name is shylaja, I’m from Bangalore, my father is a business man, my mother is a house
wife, i have one elder sister who is currently studying b.e. I will be very very sincere to
watever work given to me. I am basically a hard worker. My strength is my patience and
sincerity.

I am good loooking person with hardworking, innovative and confident like to motivate the
people’s excellent in languages and knowledge in my domain.

First off my name is vine i graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from vtu.
My interests are all things computer specifically hardware and researching about the latest in
the tech world
i love making new friends and fancy collecting stamps and currency

First when u r going attend the interview wishes them..... Make ur self comfortable to that
place.

You should introduce yourself to them about your educational qualification and about you
technical knowledge to them. Say about your current working company and also about the
prior to this company were u where working tell about the graduation from which collage u
did. Also tell about your extracurricular activities in which you r interested.....

Answer like a a k i s s. Keep it short and simple. Answer a couple of lines. Example: i am a
software engineering student with fair knowledge in c,c++ and java. I am a friendly person
and good team player.

Don’t give any answer so that you can able to finish your interview as soon as fast and you
can reduce the stress level

Myself(your name), i have done (your qualification) and i m working as(your designation and
where you are working) then your total and relevant experience, then your job profile and
then your personal details.

You must be fluent and confident during this course of time to introduce yourslf.

I’m a software engineer very inquisitive about emerging web technologies ,a keen
opportunist and my Endeavour is always towards doing new and different things .... Im very
quality oriented person and headstrong to achieve my designed goals at all cost...

I m sasmita . I m from puri, orissa. I have done my graduation in arts.


Now i perusing my mba with hr specialization. My strength is my hard work and positive
thinking towards my job.

I am ravi,i done my ba arts,right now i am doing hand held device testing


configiration,instalation,repair, iam interst in hard ware and networing , i like strightforword
perosns.

Myself is manju a.thomas.iam currently pursuing my 2 nd year graduation in biotechnology


in mercy college in palakkad,kerala state.my family comprises of me,my parents and a
younger sister.i like reading,hearing music and palying badminton

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When u r going to attend the interview at that time first u have to wish them and make urself
comfirtable to that place. And don't give the unrelated answers for a perticular question and
maitain ur answer like a kiss(keep it short and smile) and also maitain ur body language.

Myself vishnu varthan doing my finalyear eee.my father is farmer and my mother is house
wife.i did my schoolings in nammhss cumbum.i have completed .net course.my hobbies are
listening music,playing cricket.my strength is self confidence and i will be dedicated to work.

I am frienddly in nature.i am ambitious.i am passionate,comitted and confident person.i am a


quick learner.i always try to learn new things.i can work even under pressure.i like to talk to
the people.i believe in human relations.i can adopt any kind of environment

Myself ravinder singh lingwal.


My age is 24 years.
I am a commerce graduate from du.
I belongs from delhi.
I am from family of 6, my parents, 2 elder sisters and 1 elder brother. They all got married.

Start with ease: i am dhaval sailor i have done my post graduation in master of business
administration, specialization in marketing from bhagwan mahavir college of management,
vesu, surat. Affiliated with veer narmad south gujarat university. Also done graduation in
bachelor of commerce from government commerce college, sector - 20, gandhinagar.
Affiliated with gujarat university. Done admcp & tally 7.2 computer courses from c-dac
computer centre. My father mr. Chandravadan govind sailor is retired govt. Employee/
servant. He was serving for dat - department of accounts & treasury, my mother mrs. Nirmala
chandravadan sailor is house wife/ home maker. We are 2 siblings among us i am the
youngest. My elder sister is serving @ sbi as a clerk. I am very much attentive to detail,
hardworker, extrovert, good communicator, nice interpersonal skills,etc.

Well hi my name's .......i'm from bangalore and i'm .. Years of age,i've completed my
schoolling from.....and my pre university from...college and i passed my degree
from......college..add on the details if persued any pg cources, coming to my work
experience......mention if your a fresher as well....and my favourite pass time or hobbies
would be ..........,and lastly my family consists of......mention the number people present in the
family and their current work status....and end the talk...well this is the basic and professional
way to introduce yourself if asked tell me about yourself.....

Name,family background,home town, education,strength,weakness with solution,nd thanaks.

I always do the things smartly & try to give my 100% in it.i don't like to stay in groups,i want
to make my own identity..whenever i do any work i just have my focus totaly on that
particular work..i am very stubborn.
I need a platform to show myself and i know very well that i have enough talent.

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I am parasakthi from sivakasi.i'm persuing final eee in mepco eng.college.i did my schooling
in shng school in sivakasi.my strength is self confidence,hardworking and i will be dedicated
to my work.my hobby is gardening,reading gk books.

Hellow sir this is ....having...yrs of exp in ...field.currently i m wrking 4 ...i hve been wrking
here 4 the last.. Yrs onwrds. I am 2008 btech passedout 4m ...4m ...branch....>like this u can
continue with ur tech skills,personal skills,achivements.
If d interviewer not interrupted u should continue with hobbies and family... But dont stop at
any cost.

Name........qualification ,pg(which college and affiliated),ug(which college and


affiliated)school(which school),area of interest ,hobbies,plusminus,parants and brothers and
sisters,what they r doing????

Why should i hire u?


Because i am hard working & i think i have all necessary qualities that are required for this
job.

Since i am a organized and self motivated person i can do my level best to improve your
company?S standards without much supervision and also i have physical and mental fitness
to face any stress condition.

I may not be able say why should you hire me but could definitely say how i could strive for
the better interests of the company...i enjoy working in this(so and so)field. Enjoying work
comes with passion, learning new things etc..and also i am really good at getting habituated
to new environments very fast. I believe everybody may be good at this. But the race is about
how fast you do that...and i can assure u that i can do it in best way. Give some example and
all.....

Because i enjoy challenges and always looking for creative solution to the problems.i believe
in character,values,vision&action.i have good eye for details.i believe in good relationship
and have a supportive family and friends.

Sir, actually my knowledge is fulfilling your requirement so you hire me.

I consider myself as a creative ideas and thoughts, and your company is the only place where
my ideas can shine and take concrete shape and it will be also helpful in the growth of your
company.i know that there are many candidates who are eligible for this post but among all i
have the qualities that are u looking for.

Just evaluate yourself with the job profile & give comparison that between your experience,
qualities & employer's desires. (like u r asking for experienced person & this is only sector
where i spent my 1 year or so..)& becoz i am fast learner.

I hope i have partially satisfied you are expectation through my c.v.more over through this
interview i will prove my technical ability. If you hire me i will deliver my hard work and try
to lift and achieve the company position up to my power.

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Sir, my skill and knowledge exactly match your requirement. Also i know about your
company reputation, work culture , growth opportunity.
I am best suitable to your company.

Since i have experience in this field i can develop a better project with in short time period .

I have all the qualities required for the job moreover you have shortlisted me.so,i think i am
one of the best candidates you are looking for.

I think i have lots of potential.my positiveness and my hardworking nature will help u to
improve your organization.

I am honest person, hard worker & full fill of confident.i can perform any type of task by
doing hard work.
I am the best person standing outside.

You should tell that i am capable of performing as per your company standards. And you
should give a comparison between your profile & company requirement.

I am hard working & i think i have all necessary qualities that are required for this job. So, i
think that i am one of the best deserving candidates for this job.

Because i have a great potential perform my role efficiently.so you should hire me if you fail
then u will loss a great man power.

I should be hired because i think i am the right person for this job.
Apart from the other guy i have some additional qualities such as strong technical
background, good academic records,positive attitude towards work, a good team player,
passionate to work and ability of problem solving skill.
Last but not the least good communication skill.

I can bring out the best within myself because this is what i would enjoy doing and there is
this thirst in me to learn more and constantly improve myself and i have the necessary
qualifications for the job.

No one can give answer of this que? Because its up to the mindset of interviewer of that
panel.but in-spite of that i can assure u that why i suitable.i am a person who always ready to
work in any situation and having co-operative nature.and don't give up until my work
completes.

This is the most frequently asked question in every interview. Based on the answer given by
the candidate, an interviewer can be able to judge. So think before you answer.highlight all
the good qualities & skills that you possess which will definitely lead the company into
greater heights once they hired you..

Sir,every organization has its own matrix,own functionality and as i am adaptable n flexible
candidate.so i can suits to your organization.

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Simple,because am the development of the company.since,no concerns are interested in the


development of their opponents.so,if u r neglecting me is nothing but,u r donating your
opponent a gd resource of development.

I'm not saying that i'm the best for your choice, but i should say that i'm the one, with whom
you can look toward the growth of your company.

In respect to this question,only i want to say that i have all the qualities for your
requirement,as great memory,manage the situation,a good decision maker,but further this
decision is yours because after a long discussion you have also a perception about me.

It gives me great pleasure & pride to be a part of ... Family.


I consider myself very fortunate to have got opportunity of leading this premier consultancy
organization which is a store house of knowledge and dedication.

Because i have knowledge and i have all the qualities for your requirement and also i am
good planner to handle the any kind of situation. I have one of the one think is that achieve
goal any get result of the any kind of work.

My strong and positive attitude to solve any problem .and i know the status of your company
and i try my level best to maintain this status.

I think i am having all the qualities for your requirement and i am having capacity to handle
the work at any situation

Since i am hardworking, organized, self motivated, enjoy to take up challenges and always
looks for creative solutions for problems and i can give my best to company's standards and i
think i have all necessary qualities that you required for this job.

I am most needful one with expertize in the field of hr & personnel, legal, liaison with govt.
Office

I have positive attitude and i believe in patience. I am hardcore professional and worship to
my work.

Iam not saying that iam the best,but i think one year down the line it will be proved.

I will not say like i am hard worker i am honest etc. I just wanna say that give me a chance n
then you'll think that you was wright.

Actually i feel that i am one of the talented person that you want to hire because it doesn't
make me feel that whatever work i am doing.i am workalohic person,i just need a work and
it's my tendency to do it smartly so that i can be appreciated of what i have done.

Since i am an organized and self motivated person i can do my level best to improve your
company's standards without much supervision and also i have physical and mental fitness to
face any stress condition.
As my skills matches your requirement criteria and you are looking for a candidate for this
position, i am a suitable person to your company, and i am passionate to say not your
company "our company". So you should hire me sir.

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I believe i am best suited for this job bcoz i have got all the credentials which ur job
demands..so if ur giving me an opportunity then i will live upto ur expectations..

I believe i am best suited for this job because i have got all the credentials which your job
demands. So if you are giving me an opportunity then i will live up to your expectations.

I may not be able say why should you hire me but could definitely say how i could strive for
the better interests of the company...i enjoy working in this(so and so)field. Enjoying work
comes with passion, learning new things etc..and also i am really good at getting habituated
to new environments very fast. I believe everybody may be good at this. But the race is about
how fast you do that...and i can assure u that i can do it in best way. Give some example and
all.....

Because iam a qualified person and i have the practicle experiance in the fields where ur
mentioned in ur desired profile.

Tell me about yourself?


Just introduce yourself like your educational back ground and the your working experiance
and what roles and responiplities done that company and what is your achivemnt and
ambitoin and your family backgroud

Tell about your skills and experience and shows why you are qualified for the job: i attended
abc university, where i earned my bachelor's degree in information science three years ago. I
started working as a junior it technician right after i graduated, and after a year i was
promoted to it technician.

Good morning sir?! I am arun currently pursuing my third year be computer science
engineering in srinivasa technology near poonamallee. I did my schooling in avichi hr
secondary school located at virukambakkam and passed out with 80% marks. My strengths
are i can easily mingle with people and can communicate easily with others. I am an
organized and self motivated person. I have enough confidence and will power to do any kind
of functions that are assigned to me. I have potential to grasp things easily. I learn new
information and data easily. My weakness is that i am a very short-tempered person and
nowadays i am practicing yoga to overcome that. My hobbies are?(if u have any hobbies
please mention here). (please mention if u are really interested in a particular game or
sports?) I love traveling and visiting different kinds of people. I like people who are really
dedicated to their tasks and i hate people who deny opportunities.

After telling all these things just relax yourself and say ? I believe that a good name is better
than riches (it?S a proverb it may attract the hr) so wherever i go i will do my level best to get
a good name?.

Hi all! There's no hr round without this question... So,juz kool n be prepared with few points
about yourself covering ur educational background,your goals, your strengths n weaknesss, ur
hobbies n try to put a word that ur capable to be in teams , quick learner, hard working, is
potential to get wid tasks n all...
Be crisp n precise! More over, be confident in what u say... Dats enuf i hope! :)

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Iam himanshu pusruing final year b.e. In computers. After completing my xii from kms i
joined nsit. My biggest strength is dat iam a quick learner, i am adaptive to changes and
easily get adjustd with the changing circumstances. I hav strong will power and also wants to
acheive new heights....my weakness is dat i asily blieve people and impatient wen it comes to
completing sum work....i love travelling and making frds,,... I blong to a less educated family
..my father is a businessman and ma mother is housewife nd a very gud cook. My elder sister
is handling my fathers business work,,...
Nd my philosophy towards life is dat always hav a desire nd never get satisfied......

You all need to do is to relate your profile with company's job requirement.say more about
your other activities( like ncc, sports, competitions, in plant training.} Other than
studies.since they will ask technical question separately to know about your knowledge. Be
bold. Even if u make mistake be bold to acknowledge. Don't worry u will get a job even
though not this job.be in this mentality to be brave in interview.

I am vinay kumar singh, a commerce graduate from umeshchandra college under cu.i have
worked for pepsi co india holdings pvt. Ltd.(fritolay-division)as an packaging machine
operator for more than 4 yrs. My father is a service man and mother is a housewife.i have two
elder brothers both are service man.

My name is m.v.n.s.ramakrishna.i am native of nunki which is presented at 20 kilometers


away from vijayawada.i completed my schooling in z.p.h.school.i completed my intermediate
in gothart junior college.i completed my b.tech.in v.r.siddhartha engineering college with
aggregate of 70% with c.s.e.stream.
Playing cricket,listening music are my hobbies.

Telling your self should finish in 3 steps


1.ur personal details( name,education,current working details)
2.ur family background
3.your achievements( if any in ur educational career)

What is more important to you: the money or the work?


Money and work both are like siblings. But i believe when you work hard; money will flow
to you. So work is more important than money. Only hard work can help you put another
feather in your success cap.

Perhaps satisfaction is the most important one..,not just the money or work..we may not be
satisfied even if we have the money..but our performance will definitely give us the
satisfaction as wel as the money..so ultimately,we must go for satisfaction and decide which
of our action is going to give us the same..

It is the work or the performance that determine the money.so, for going on the top and for
getting the long-term success you should focus on your work.

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It is the work and the performance of an individual's that determine the success and the
money. So.it will be more benefical for an individual to focus on the work.

It is the performance or the work of an individual's that determine the value of the work. So it
is more benefical to an individuals to focus on the work.

Well, it is a cycle. Money leads to motivation, which leads to hard work, which in turn leads
to more money. (this is true especially for incentive - driven jobs.) So money and hard work
are like the 2 sides of the same coin.

Money and work both are important. We can say that both are two face of a coin. Because we
all do hard work for gain the experience and earn the money for improve our self. And we
can say that both have importance because both are not separate, because without work no
money

This is depend on how the work is some time money comes without anu hard work and some
times hard work gone waste. Over all work and money depend each other

Money and work both have importance. But i think if we do work hard, the money will flow
to us. Such as we all say if we want to get some thing then we have to put some efforts which
help to us improve out inner talent and make bright feature so without work no money

If they are asking tell the one thing among the two we should heartly say money because
without paying money we can't work for them ...at the same time they may be ask ..are you
willing to work without salary? So be honest thank you

Both work and money are important to me, it is the matter of preferance, i will prefer work,
because of work i will be getting money, no work no money, ultimately work harder and you
can gain more and more money.

Well i would like to go with situation , will begin with work and then with the combination of
work & money

Success is more important for the success the money imoprtant for money you should have
good work or a some monopolly in work than u can get easly work or money. So the money
or work is the two side or a coin

Well everyone enter in to the job environment with the intention of earning money but once
you did all the hard work automatically money will follow you.so externally we are working
for money but internally work is very important to us.

Money is important. But we cannot continue in a miserable job forever.


We can always have a n alternate way of earning. So relatively nature of work we like is
more important than money. Ravichandran, consultant

Work is important because work gives us peace,satisfaction. If we do hard work then money
will flow to us automatically.everybody in this world
wants peace which can be get by hard work not can be bye with money..

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Work is more important than money because, u can get money only 4 your work. Without
work nobody will provide money. Through work anyone can get experience. And this
experience helps himher to earn more money.

If we get money without any work ,than we dont know the value of that money.having money
without knowing its value in waste.

Both money and work are a part of life but money is essential for living .so we are working
for grtting the money only.then i think money is important than work.

Well money is more important than work..because if u target the value of money
automatically u more concentrate ur work..so money will deside ur work....

I think that work and money go hand in hand because unless and untill you give your best
nobody is going to provide you money but once you work hard and perform well, money will
automatically flow to you..above these two things is the satisfaction which matters a lot.if
you are satisfied with d wrk,you ll give ur 100% which is d way to earn money.

Work&money both are important.work is a way by which the money flows as like stream.if
we have no way means no talent to create such type of way then no money flows from
it.work is passion,talent,etc∧ money is our need .work &money both are synonym to each
other at the rate of honesty.

I think for me work is more important because without work u cant earn money but if you
work hard money will flow to you automatically so in my point of view work is more
important than money.

I believe that hard work is more important than money, because without work u will never
get money, so work hard and demand moer money

Both r the two face of one coin. For me both r important. After all satisfation is must required
to do a work , if u will talking about money , a person should not worry about money. If a
person perfom well then ultimately then money can flowes.

Work with money, if you are doing your work honestly then you will automatically get the
money also.

When we choose to the type of the work then we think towards mainly satisfaction at the
work place and also we expect the monry as per our contribution to accomplish the
oranisation gole

I think money & hard work part of eatch other some time you work hard but yoy don't get
money or reward against the hard work.you feel nervious but don't hope less you go to more
hard work than you get money...

Hello sir,
according to me both money and work are very important.with out money we can't do any
thing and also with out work we can't earn money.when we work hard we will get
money.both money and work are the two face of one coin.now a days the people are more

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depended on money.if we have money we get every thing in the word for this we have to
work hard.

As according to me my work is more important to me and if i work hard it automatically full


fill my satisfaction of money.

Well money and work are not poles apart so following the fact that we are working for
earning no doubt we even wanna to built ourself with a successful career.it should go
simultaneously

I think work is important.because if your interest in work rises.you will be a sucessful


one.and depending upon ur work u get money.

As of now work is important to me. It will help to to bring good money and stability in life
that will help me to complete the wants of my family and give them better livings.

If i will get money than i will enjoy my work so both are important for me

Money and work both are important. We can say that both are two face of a coin. Because we
all do hard work for gain the experience and earn the money for improve our self. And we
can say that both have importance because both are not separate, because without work no
money

I think both r important for our life.if u do hard work nd get money for it u will do more
hardwork(u get motivated)and get more money also satisfaction is important.
If u get money without any work i don't think i would get satisfied by it.....

What are your weak points?


Better to say your weak point will be advantageous for the company in other way like if some
problem is annoying you,then u work more to solve the problem etc...

Say something, which does not relate to your current profile and the profile for which you
came. For example: bad handwriting.

The main weak point is that i will react to injustice.

I m workaholic.

The weak point should not be relate with your profile and your education by which you have
come in the company for giving interview.

My weakness is that i am too much focused on my world. So i need to get some time for
developing my hobbies and my family.

I am hardworking person.

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Never say exactly what is your weak point rather use a term which will signifies your weak
point but its potential in the company like being a workaholic, getting into the work and not
coming out of it unless and until i'll finish that work.

I am emotional.

I'm too detail oriented person..am trying hard to control that...

Since i am workaholic, getting into the work and not coming out of the department unless and
until i will finish that work. Second main important thing is very soon i will react to injustice.

I am a hard worker and result oriented person.. I am expecting same from my team members..

Never say any single weak point which is related to your carrier nor to the interview you've
come for. That may definitely effect your performance in the interview. Nevertheless, if you
feel that you have any, try to overcome henceforth, provided you don reveal the same to any
one.

1) lack of patience 2) cannot say no to anyone

Say == which does not relate to your current profile and the profile for which you came. For
example: no sing any song..

I sometimes push my people too hard. I like to work with a sense of urgency and everyone is
not always on the same wavelength.

My weakness is i can try to resolve my mistakes

I strive hard to be a perfectionist and expect my team to be the same. If i have assigned a task
to somebody and he/she produces a shoddy work then i loose my shirt forgetting that all
humans are not alike and probably he/ she requires a little more time to learn things

Frankly speaking i do not know what my weak point is. So, that might be a weakness.

Trusting people easily as it sometimes put me in trouble...

I am not a hard worker

I want to tale u my weak point.my weak point is i m littlibit sentimental,i m might type
person

Food is my week point. At times i consume more food that makes me feel sleepy.

Though it is a team work i take too much responsibility when things are really not doing
good.too much responsibility is not good and i am trying to over come and relax myself

I lose patience and go frustrated when i encounter irresponsibility and injustice in the society.
I ignore the world till i achieve perfection in an activity or work.

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Everyone has some weak points,me too.


My weak point is,,i need get motivated continuously during my work.so i talk my family
members,my friends which make me reboosted again.

Sometimes am emotional person.

Investing most of time for getting work done is my greatest weakness

Over confidence is my weak

When m in work .. I need all my group members working hard or as much as me..

Actually, i cant take decision very easily on big issues (deal), so i have need time to think....

My weakness is that,i m not frank with new people ,so they may get irritated sometimes.& i
don't like lazy people in the team to work with.

Frankly told that i don't know what is my weak point, but from my experience,can't say no to
anyone i think it's my weakpoint

I can not say no to people

What is the main role of hr in an organization?


The human resources department of a company deals with employment, recruitment, and
placement,employer/employee relations,compensation, benefits, and insurance,employee
assistance,training and development

Well, the role of hr is not only managing the human resource but also it is a strategic business
contributor. It is not worthless to say that hr provide the support to management in
accomplishing the organizational objectives. Intellectual management or human resource
management in this transition phase is handling by hr.

Hr stands for human resource, who conducts the interviews for different posts on different
times in an organization.

Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants.allocate human resources,
ensuring appropriate matches between personnel.perform difficult staffing duties, including
dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering
disciplinary procedures. Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude
toward organizational objectives.serve as a link between management and employees by
handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related
problems.analyze training needs to design employee development, language training and
health and safety programs. Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee
termination.develop, administer and evaluate applicant tests.

The main role of hr is to place the right candidate on the right place in a cost effective manner
and achieve its maximum satisfactory level.

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The main role of hr is to act as a liason between the management and workforce of the
organization. He/she has to ensure cordial relations among the two parties and create a win-
win situation for both.

The main role of hr is to act as a liaison between the management and workforce of the
organization. He/she has to ensure cordial relations among the two parties and create a win-
win situation for both.

Employees are the assets of the organization and hr invests in these assets and help them add
value to the organization.

As an employee sponsor or advocate, the hr manager plays an integral role in organizational


success via his knowledge about and advocacy of people. This advocacy includes expertise in
how to create a work environment in which people will choose to be motivated, contributing,
and happy.

Hr is required to any kind of organization, because it will be like lader to the all functions of
the company, maintain cordial and smooth environment in the org.

Planning, budgeting, organizing and reporting. This is to say hr has the vital role to play in
tne organization

Hr is a link between the management and the workers or one can say that hr people bridge the
gap between the mngt and workers.since human resource are the most important assets of any
organization hr plays an important role in hiring,training,motivating,appraising the
employees.it depends on hr department how they make right decisions in selecting employees
and encouraging them to deliver their best.all this ultimately leads to quality of service
offered by the organization

Should be able to motivate the weakest employee in the organization.an hr should be a


problem solver.

The main role of hr in an organisation is to hire right people for the right job i.e best talent
from the industry and not only hiring the best talent but also retaining them by keeping them
satisfied.

Hr dept. Is set up under the leadership of hr manager who has specializd knowledge and
skills. He performs managerials functions as well as operative functions. As he is manager so
he performs managerial functions like planning, organising, coordinating, controlling to
manage his department. He aslo performs operative function which other depts may entrust to
him. He has to play multiple role in effective management of human resources and human
relations in the organisation. Ideally he should concentrate to draw mangerial attention to
human problems.
Managing is the job of every manager in the org.
Important roles are:
1.policy initiation,2.advisory role,3.linking role.4.representative role5. Decision making role.
6. Mediator role.7. Leadership role.8. Welfare role,9. Research role.

The role of hr has gradually grown to a strategist level from that of a mere administrative
function as it was seen before. Hr managers are now seen as business partners in overall

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growth of the company as the human resources are being recognised as the the prime asset.
Thus, hr managers now needs to have wide understanding of the business in addition to
ability to align the conventional hr functions of recruitment, performance appraisal,retention
etc to the corporate strategy of the organization...

Its an end to end process, you have to take all the formalities/ activities related human
relation management. Starting from recruitment process, till exit interview and closing the
file of the employee. Any query, any misconduct. You will be the first person to know about.
You should have the capacity to deal with it.

Hr mainly deals with managing the public relations of company.it talks with the outside
people and company to boost their own revenue.also it takes part in recruitment.

To mainatin human resource n to maint ain the human relatones in the company in short frm
security office to canteen every is on responsibility of hr person.

Seeking the skills and qualities of employees and utilize the employees abilities in an
appropriate manner is the main role of hr in an organization.

Finding out right person for the right job..

Hr is ladder between organisation and employees without hr organisation can not develop
skilled employee who can bring the organisation at top.functioanly hr
recruit ,hire ,payroll management,trained as required & place at right possion of the
organisation.operationaly hr brings to policies to the welfare of employees so that employee
can work with full efforts to reach the organisation at top.

The main function of hrd is recruitment, selection,training & development, performance


appraisal,compensation,employee welfare.

The main function of hr is to place the right candided at the right time and aiso in the right
position .he also handels recruitment &selections etc .

Earlier hr was considered as an oprational approach bt now it becomes strategical......it means


managing resources for the organization effectiveness where resources stands for manpower.

Human resource management is the function with inthe organization. That focuses on
recuritment of, management of, and providing directions for the people who working in the
organization.

Hr is a process through which a company gets a strategic support and enhance its allied
purposes to achieve the ultimate goal.hr is not only limited with recruitment and training
development it links employees to the work force and gives an organisation a new vision.

Hr helps the organization to reach its goals and objectives faster than the fixed period of
time.. It also helps the employees to have satisfaction with the work and the pay they receives
for their work... Hr is like a teacher to student where the hr helps in maintaining the good
relation b/w parent and child just like management and employee of organization..

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It is a great pleasure to tell answer for this question, b cos hr is the key asset for the
organization success in the way of recruiting, giving placements, and conducting training and
development program and mainly retaining of the success full persons in the company for a
long time. So it is the necessary for every company or organization

Hr, we can say that it is men power of any org.it is human resources,in other words we say
that it is resource of people for org.it main focus that how to people are manage by org.it is a
org. Function by which a org. Focus on recruitment, developmental,selection plannings,cont
rollings. Its main focus on employees benefit likes compensation, safety,
rewarding,ratings,etc. So we can say that hr is main powerful function of any org,

The main work of hr is making the people involve in the organization very efficient....first
identify the need if there any vacancy then recruit,select and finally give placement.there is
need for training and and development which is also done by hr.the main function is create an
environment of sense of belongingness....

The major role of hr in any organization is pdcim i.e procurement, development,


compensation, integration and maintenance of people at work in the organization to
accomplish the long range benefits.

Human resources may set strategies and develop policies, standards, systems, and processes
that implement these strategies in a whole range of areas in order to development the
organization. The following are typical of a wide range of organizations:
recruitment and selection (resourcing)
organizational design and development
business transformation and change management
performance, conduct and behavior management
industrial and employee relations
compensation, rewards, and benefits management
training and development (learning management)

The role of hr department is being transformed as line managers assume greater responsibility
for a number of people management activities and as hr specialist focus more closely on
integrating hr and corporate strategy.

There are 4 m required by an organization like man,machine,material money .but most


important is men, or human resource.the role of hr is very vital like recruitment,interview
,selection,compensation mgt,grievance handling,t&d,360 degree feedback,negotiation,& exit
interview..without hr even we cant think about organization.

The role of h.r person, which helps the people to acquire their competencies for their present
job and for future job as well in the organization.

1.hiring & firing ,retrenchment.2.conducting performance appraisals 3.training and


development 4.employee feedback 5.performance bonus & rewards.6.talent acquisition
7.responsible for handling personal information of employees. 8.fixing remuneration , bonus
and increment. 9.motivation of employees by conducting special programmes
10.performance review.

The above are the mailn roles of hr in any organisation.

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Hr means manpower planing it means manage the employee his skill knowledge attitude
(ask)is called a hrm

Hr means human resource, who managing the people in the organisation and mainttaing the
relations between the employees.the main key role is to recuiting the right person at the right
time at the right place

Hr is to help all level to do a better job efficiently & effectively.real role of hr is to touch the
hearts & soul of the people who works in the organization.

Hr is main element of organization.so he responsible for effective utilization of all other


resources.following role of hr
1.managerial role 2.procurement role 3.integration role 4.compensation role 5.development
role

The main role of a human research manager is managerial role and the operational roles. The
managerial roles of a human resaerch manger is planning, staffing, organising, controlling,
co-ordinating. And the remaining is recruiting, orintation, compansation, trining.

The main role of hr in an organization is to hire a right person, at a right time, for a right job
with satisfactory level for both the employee and the organization. And also to, maintain a
good relationship between the employee and the organization.

The main role of hr is to acquire talent person which are sutiable to the concerned position
along with performance measurement of existing employees and giving them merit rating it
will help them to get good position for based on their performance.

Explain how you would be an asset to this organization?


You should be anxious for this question. It gives you a chance to highlight your best points as
they relate to the position being discussed. Give a little advance thought to this relationship.

I have the skill to attach myself emotionally with the goal. I take it as an opportunity to get
the best out of the team.

By getting with me my sincerity and hard work and my never say die attitude, i am sure i
would be an asset and would standby for the very purpose of the existence of the company ie:
profit making.

My anxiety to learn new things and not giving up in lifeare the two most important things
which the organisation needs plus i have the basic technical knowledge that is needed for this
job . So, i think i am one of the candidates who could be an asset to the organisation.

I would be asset for organization by my honesty, by my punctuality and hard work honestly

I would like to contribute my skill to organization growth and as well as my career in this
organization .i render my services to growth of organization.

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Am hardworking, self motivated and committed person which i can tackle critical situation in
ease of time together with my positive attitude towards anything makes me best in industry.

In this question, candidate should depict the positive points which he consist and which can
be practically possible.

For example, u deed to say that, i have good communication skills, i have good subject
knowledge, i can deal with people diplomatically etc.

By using my knowledge and ability i will work hard sciencerly by taking challenges to give
better out come to the organisation to become an asset to the organisation.

A challenging environment like in your company brings out the best in me because i know at
a place like this for any idea that i bring to the table there is always a better idea from
someone else and this again makes me think of a better idea .so i would be constantly
improving my capacity and creativeness which could prove to be an asset to the company.

I feel that i have good knowledge about this field.... Along with good interest to do work even
under stress ..adapt creative techniques to improve the way of working environment

Hardworking, self motivated and communication while dealing with other persons in critical
situation , cool behaviour positive attitude towards anything makes me best in organization.

I feel dat i have good commnication skills, i can give d best out of the team as i have an
attitude to bind the people together.my positive attitude, my hardword and my passion to
learn new things wud make me an asset for ur company.

I hv high stress taking ability,smart working and creative

I will definitely be an asset of the organisation because of my dedication towards the


work/jog which i'll be rendering to you. Besides, i am very goal oriented person.

I am not leaving my courage in any situation and always says yes to any work.

Where would you like to be after five years?


I would gradually go to a top position in the company.

After five years i would find myself settled in an reputed organization like yours and serving
it with my hard work, knowledge and sincerity.

I never live in future.i live in present and i believe that my hardworking nature,my maturity in
doing work will help me in seeing myself at a more secure,more successful human being .

Sir, i don't want to be overambitious, but of course, i would like to be two or three levels
above where i am now.

After five years i would find myself settled in an reputed organization like yours and serving
it with my hard work, knowledge and sincerity.

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Present is a fruit of past ..but its also a seed for future.so how good we are in future depends
on how well we perform now.but i can say as an ambition tat in next five years i would like
to excel in wat ever field i am in and as a result of my hardwork i would like to be in a
comfortable and leading position in next five years

Five years from now,i should be capable of handling more than one project at a time.

I cannot think of future that too by 5 yrs.. But defenetly i would like to see myself as a project
manager/project lead within 3-4 yrs ahead from now with the help of my leadership skills.

Aactually, i dont desire any particular position in five years. But i should become technically
strong and be in a position to guide my juniors. Also i should become an individual
contributor to the organization such that my present should be felt here.

Would be sitting on a seat besides you

After five years i would find myself settled in an reputed organization like yours and serving
it with my hard work, knowledge and sincerity.

I see myself to serve in servicing sector related to my career

I want to be in a good position which i would have gained by my hardwork, sinciarity and
experience.

After five yrs . I want to be in a more responsible postion & work with colleages who r expert
& more experience than me

I believe in present.but of course after 5 years i would like to see myself as more experienced
and settled in a reputed organization like u.

After five years, i will be grow in your company with more responsibility

After 5 yrs down the line i will be a strong pillar of ur company by consistently achieving my
targets.i ensure that i ll prove to be an asset for ur comp

After 5 years i would be in good position and be strong in technical and ready to serve a
company in better way.

I would like to see myself in that position where i can use all the experience gained for banifit
of company.

Today should be better than yesterday and tomorrow better than today.i work for achieving
this goal both in career & personal life.

I believe that my hardworking nature and my sincerity. That gives everything after five years.

I think if m doing ma job at level best thn i will be at gud position as a project leader in your
company to improve u at the top...

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In next 5-4 years i would set that


parameters that everyone would like to have to follow that
for a better system as well as a better person for becoming the best.

Life is like a book that every year begins a new chapter.however it is hard to tell wat would
be our future giving me a chance of your company as long as i enjoy working with you i am
sure 5 years fr now i would still be here but of corse with a little bit higher positio compare
before more pro and more confident than be4...

I see myself in a more experienced, responsible position along with a handsome package in
an organisation of repute

After five years i would find myself settled in an reputed organization like yours and serving
it with my hard work, knowledge and sincerity.

After five years i would find myself settled in an reputed organization like yours and serving
it with my hard work, .i would be strong in technical knowledge and sincerity.

After five years i see myself as a well settled in reputed organisation as yours.higher position
than before.happy in whatever i m doing and may be taking interviews of freshers like u....

After 5 years,i would become hr and asked the questions to the interviewer like you.

For me success is not the money or the post. The matter which i get must be with my
satisfaction. After 5 years, if i would looking into the mirror i should be feel proud what i
have done in the past for my organisation or for my family.

What are your weak points?


I am blind believer. I mean to to say that i can believe on anybody which is not good for your
life and future.

The best answer to this question is staying away from negative aspects of your life. If you
answer this question it should look like a positive thing even though you quote it as your
weakness. For example, you can say that sometimes you stick with your work till it is
completed 'coz you can not leave it pending or you can quote as looking for the minutest
details in the work as your weakness. Your answer must sound positive to the employer
though you quote it as a weakness. 2. You can say that you do not have any particular
weakness that you remember.

I dont think there is any weakness in me that would affect my ability to work.

Your weak points are just the things that you don't do very well. For example, you might be a
slow typist, or easily distracted.

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Brooding over a matter too much. I can not sleep at night if something goes wrong.
Sometimes that type of seriousness is not good.

When anynew work is assign to me,i forget all others things around me at that time

In interviews candidate should not tell the weak points.why because some of the companies
are not considered the weak points.this is my opinion.

I always say yes to all for all work,use to say no is one my weakness which i feel.

I can expect my team members can also work hard like me.this is my weakness.

My overindulgence or extraeffort in any thing i do

We can say like this.i am a workalholic.it means untilor unless my quality of work is not
complete.i contuniosly doing the work.

My biggest weakness is my friendly nature of sharing my personal details and flow with
emotions of others

Everytime i am in very hurry.so,i don't get my desired result sometimes but maximum time i
get 100% output in short time.

I am little more talkative girl. Talkative means if any one come and ask any doubt regarding
any subject matter or work, until they get clear i wont leave them in that esteem i am a
talkative girl

I will not give up the work until it finish. May be its strength for the organization but in my
point of view, professional shall be know the multitasking rather hanging in single work.

I am a peoples person, i.e i consider other peoples interest before mine.from this the
professional will know you are a team player and multitasking.

Well, people says that i am a less-speaker. Actually i speaks only when needed. So i think
this may be my weakness.

I am litle bit emotional.

My weakness is where i am a reserved kind of person.where i am working on it and started


interacting with others.this may help me as a good team player.

I get a little bit distirbed and tensed when assignments are not carried out time bound.

I think my my week point is my honesty speech,then still hard working this is my opinion

I don't think about there is any week point in me as well as i don't think about the negative
points and always i am a positive thinker and a proactive person.

My parents are my biggest weakness and this weakness of mine is my biggest strength too..

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I think my my week point is my honesty speech,then still hard working this is my opinion

You can state something that will tell the employer that there will be no constrain for the job
because of this weakness, as you can say that i am very fond of delicious food and shopping.

Weak point,that mean things that i cant do will,things can be barrier to successes.say
somethings you did in the bast to overcome some of this weak point and how you turn it to
strength point

Are you applying for other jobs?


Of course, i am. I am looking for the best place to apply my abilities, and so far this place
looks excellent.

Side note - if you sent the resume, rather than went on a recommendation from a friend, it
would be obvious you sent it to other places as well.
Yes sir, i applied for jobs including jindhal , bhel , ecil . & iam very happy that i attend this
interview

Yes, as i have been exporing in the market about my market value and wherever i feel the
place suit my expertise and which may be a good lerning place to enhance my carrier with a
satisfied monetary value.i will switch to that job.

Yes, i did
as soon as job suits me or
i will be picked by any employer
i will be doing the same...

Yes of course ..i have been in search of a very good organization wer my knowledge and
skills will be highly appreciated.so far i hav found ur org as an excellent source of exploring
my skills, i m very glad to b here n being interviewd.

Yes sir,i have applied for the other companies too.but it is my dream company to work here,
even if i got placed in the other company i will strive my level best to join again in ur
company.

How to tell that reasons for changing another company.pls mail me the answer

Ya .i applied for many organization... But i give first preferance for your company .. Bcoz of
i saw your website.. There briefly say about your organization. Its there i am very much
inspring that..

What is the difference between confidence and over


confidence?
Confidence is based on facts and figures but over confidence is based on speculation.

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When you know about something and say yes i know the answer is 'confidence' and when
you don't know the answer and still try to answer the question is 'over confidence'.

Confidence is when you say "yes i can so this job" over confidence is i only can do this job"

Confidence means when we perform the implementation of the any particular things(exam
given,any interview..etc)at first time we only know i can do this so, this is confidence.over
confidence means we says to every body this things i & i can performed well than others this
is over confidence.

There is a very quite difference confidence is that i can do. Over confidence is that i only can
do.
If one has the confidence he can work with group or single.

And more confidence makes person stand, overconfidence collapse the person

Confidence means believe in yourself and if you make any mistake by skipping simple
known rule/things it was over confidence.

"yes,i can do"is confidence."only i can do"is overconfidence.

A person is confident when he know the fact better, a person is overconfidence when he think that he
know the facts better than others.

Yes i can is confidence only i can others cant is over confidence

Confidence means i can do it & over confidence means only i can do it.

Confidence is when we are aware of the procedure/details to perform a task & over
confidence is even after knowing the sop we end up making a blunder of it

When u say "i can do it" it shows up ur confidence.


But when u say "i only can do it" then it is nothing but over confidence.

Overconfidence causes a person to make silly mistakes unlike confidence.

Confidence is totally positive word while over confidence is negative one.it shows ur
negative attitude towards anything

"i can do any particular work well manner" is my confident when others says "i can only have
a capable of do that particular work" is a over confidence

Suppose i say that i will surely clear this interview. Had i prepared well for the same, it shows
confidence. Otherwise, its over-confidence.

Confidence have base but over confidence have no any base.

There is very little difference between confidence and over confidence, when we say that, "i
can do this" it is called confidence but when we think and say that "i am the only one who
can do this" this is over-confidence.

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Confidence means that u know answers correctly v ery well mannered.over confidence means
only u know the answers correctly

What is your greatest strength?


My greatest strength includes my analytical approach, my strong logic and my patience

My greatest strength includes my honesty

My greatest strength is helping who r not interested in working and make them to work hard
and enjoy the work with sincere.

My greatest strength is my strong and positive thinking.


Honesty is my policy and i am hardworking...

My greatest strength is my ability to lead a team, delegate work and help them deliver and
keep the team highly motivated.

My strengths are i'm adaptable and flexible .. I can very well adjust with new situations and
circumstances
i consider my patience as my very big strength..

My greatest strength is my confidence,positive thinking & my passion to achieve ,something


in my life.

I think my greatest strength includes my mental strength as well as my


honesty,patience,intelligence,confidence and adjusting capability.
I am hardworking and i have a will to walk the extra mile to achieve excellence in my life..

My strength is self confidence , easy going and friendly with others

I have positive minded approach to all happenings..and understand others problem.

As far my greatest strength is concerned it comprises of 7c's.


A)character,b)courage,c)consistent,d)commitment,e)coordination,f)communication,g)confide
nce

My greatest strength is determination & dedication towards my work.


I learn from my mistakes very quickly and soon realize that "the world is my oyster".

My greatest strength is hard working, punctuality, honesty and analyzing the situation and
take a reaction on the behalf on firm with effective and efficient manner.

My strength my confidence,positive thinking and mostly one is hard working

My greatest strength includes my analytical approach,my greatest strength is my


confidence,positive thinking & my passion to achieve ,something in my life.

I think my greatest strength is obedience , giving respect to others ,helping others& patience

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My greatest strength includes my strong and positive thinking, my patience, my strong logic,
capability to work hard and to work very well in a team.

I be ready to do work in any condition to achieve the target.

My greatest strength is i can motivate members in the group

O handle change. As customer service manager at my last job, i was able to turn around a
negative working environment and develop a very supportive team. As far as weaknesses, i
feel that my management skills could be stronger, and i am constantly working to improve
them

My greatest strength is my ability to learn quickly.and my ability to adapt with other team
members in small time.

My greatest strength is to take


things with patience and with and utmost sincerity and will power,and work on that with
honesty and positive attitude .

My greatest strength is to act according to my position and positive approach.

My greatest strength is the power to motivate others with my words and my attachment with
the goal.

My greatest strength is my strong power of imagination....i'm creative,innovative and along


with this i am hardworking.

My greatest strength is believing myself

My greatest strength is my strong, positive thinking, my confidence,honesty,my passion to


achieve and adjusting capability.

My strength is the that i believe in myself and my interest and in my work.

My greatest strength is my reading habit and my helping nature

My strength is honesty

My strength is to first enjoy the work at adverse conditions also and make the people enjoy
their work with same spirit.

My greatest strength is my confidence,positive thinking & my passion to achieve ,something


in my life.
My positive strengths include having the right approach in mind while heading towards the

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goal. It helps me getting over my fear of failure in life and also makes me accept where i'm
standing among the crowd of competitors.

My greatest strength is faith on myself & confidence in my work; my positive thinking &
team playing.

My greatest strength is my confidence,teamwork,good communication skills n positive


approach towards my work.i always believe that without all four elements u will not get
success.

My greatest strength is analise tasks and responsible in positive way with patience

I believe "to win without fear of loss". My strength are my nature of delivering best under
stress.my patience,intelligence and confidence.

Well, good question for hr interview...


But according to my approach, my greatest strength is my knowledge.......
If u r having good knowledge then automatically confidence will occur in yourself......and
others are the not-technical points that r mentioned here by many persons..

Well, good question for hr interview...


But according to my approach, my greatest strength is my knowledge.......
If u r having good knowledge then automatically confidence will occur in yourself......and
others are the not-technical points that r mentioned here by many persons..

My greatest strength is my confidence in myself.

My greatest strength is my strong and my positive thinking and i also a smart working
person.

My greatest strength is dedicated to my work with honesty.

My greatest strength is positive thinking,patience and quickly adjusting capability.

My greatest strength is my confidence ,dedication and accuracy.

I feel, i poses sound knowledge in xyz technology. Secondly, i am sincere, hard working and
highly dedicated to work.

Serving with honor, honest and dedication with positive approach.

My greatest strength is that i do not give up easily. If i do not have an answer to a question i
do not leave it aside rather i keep working until i get the solution to it.

I think my greatest strength is positive thinking........ And also i'm keen to learn and
hardworking and i'm not afraid from challenges.

My greatest strength is my optimism, flexibility, patience and ability to grasp various


technologies and domains. I also have good communication skills and tremendous leadership
potential.

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I can put an extra 100% to achieve that goal.

My greatest strength is my self confidence .

My greatest strength is my strong and positive thinking.


Honesty is my policy and i am hardworking and self confident

My greatest strength is i keep the attitude of believe in myself policy. Moreover, my


potentiality and its exposure if i am given an opportunity to serve in any field of working
environment.

My greatest strength is that i never give up,in any case,n keep on working until i achieve my
goal

My greatest strength is my leadership quality and sincerity towards my work and my


understanding nature that helps me to live happily in society.

My greatest strength is fast learner,self motivating,and drive meet targets in high work
pressures.

My greatest strength is cool minded thinking and motivating others when they are depression

My greatest strength is my stretchability and the motivation to never give up

I have good signs of value systems includes value of honesty, value of hard work and
dedication towards duty

I am very flexible for any situation, easily adopt new & innovative things. I feels one of my
greatest strength is honesty.

My greatest strength includes self-confidence,analytical approach and patience.

My greatest strength is to apply latest research outputs for solving real life problems

My greatest strength is willingness to work in any type of work environment and adjustable
mentality with all kind of human beings.

My strength are my smiling n positive


attitude,intelligence,confidence,patience,optimistic,down to earth n hard worker

It's all about ma positive thinking & rt attitude for work.i m hardworking, dedicated with
efficient communication skills.i have strong convincing power.

My greatest strength is helping who r not interested in working and make them to work hard
and enjoy the work with sincere.
My greatest strength is my strong and positive thinking.

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Honesty is my policy and i am hardworking...


My greatest strength is my ability to lead a team, delegate work and help them deliver and
keep the team highly motivated.
My strengths are i'm adaptable and flexible .. I can very well adjust with new situations and
circumstances
i consider my patience as my very big strength
i think my greatest strength includes my mental strength as well as my
honesty,patience,intelligence,confidence and adjusting capability.
I am hardworking and i have a will to walk the extra mile to achieve excellence in my life..

My greatest strength is my self-confidence,patience.if i want to achieve something in my


life,i will strive hard till i achieve it.i am easy going person.this makes me a successful
person.

My strengths include self confidence,hard working and sincerity.

My greatest strength is my hard working and making my team to work harder with full of
enjoyment and involvement in the work.i had met several failures so through that i have so
many experiences,so i can guide them when they do an mistake.

My greatest strength is my confidence,goals and i believe me as my greatest strength .

My greatest strength is includes hardworking, punctual, ability to work under pressure,


reliable and cooperative as well.

My strength .patience ,loyalty for my work & company &my family .

My strengths include my ability to take things head on, experiment new ones without
hesitation and honest in my efforts. Keeping more than one option gives me the power to go
all out to achieve what i want without the fear of failure.

My greatest strength is am hard working,positive thinking,easily adaptable

My greatest strength is my confidence

i can very well adjust with new situations and circumstances


i consider my patience as my very big strength..

My biggest strength is ,i am adopt the change very quickly.i can work individual or in a team
as well.

I think my greatest strength includes


1.a proven track record as an achiever...especially if your achievements match up with the
employer's greatest wants and needs.
2.intelligence...management "savvy".
3.honesty...integrity...a decent human being.
4.good fit with corporate culture...someone to feel comfortable with...a team player who
meshes well with interviewer's team.
5.likeability...positive attitude...sense of humor.
6.good communication skills.

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7.dedication...willingness to walk the extra mile to achieve excellence.


8.definiteness of purpose...clear goals.
9.enthusiasm...high level of motivation.
10.confident...healthy...a leader.

My greatest strength is my confidence,positive thinking, ability to lead a team, i am


hardworking & i have to achieve something in my life ........

My greatest strength is my optimistic approach towards my career which projects me as the


best amidst a hundred.

My greatest strength is that i m a smart worker & i can get things done smartly.

My strength i have perseverance to assigned jobs .and i believe people need time to change &
learn patience when situation is tough personally i am a good friend

I think my greatest strength is confidence , positive thinking , ability to lead a team and i have
to achieve some thing in my life ..........

My greatest strength is my positive response 'n' positive attitude, more patience with people

My greatest strenth is my confidence.i am hard working and i have a will to walk the extra
mile to achieve the goal.

I think my greatest strength includes my mental strength as well as my


honesty,patience,intelligence,confidence and adjusting capability.
I am hardworking and i have a will to walk the extra mile to achieve excellence in my life..

My greatest strength is helping who r not interested in working and make them to workhard
and enjoy the work with sincere.

My strength is hardworking,i feel i am a quick learner and i am having patience in my work


and also i am decisive

My strength is my confidence and honesty my policy and my patience

I think my greatest strength is my honesty, confidence

My greatest strength is my belief that nothing in this world is impossible to achieve.

My greatest strengths are my ability to interact with people, my positive attitude, sincerity
towards my work and my boss and learning new things and try to implement them into
practice life.

My greatest strength is my knowledge, my skill & also my abilities.

My strengths are 1)honesty 2)hard work 3)self confidence 4)positive thinking

I am honest and sincere,positive thinking, my knowledge in some domain , my hardworking


nature

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I am committed to superior services while being poised in interactions with individuals or


teams at all levels. My strengths include:
? Team work
? Willingness to hard work
? Willingness to learn
? Networking and negotiation skills

My strength will be patience to handle situation, self confidence, experience and knowledge.

My strength is dedicated,willing to learn about work, and interest to work in team.

My greatest strength is to motivate and encourage them who are not working in properly.
I also like to understand about their work & about their responsibility for organization.

My strengths is my confidence my and will power positive thinking


includes my honesty.

My strength is self confidence,helping to those who are in critical situation.

My strengths include:
strong will power.
Determination.
Patience.
Time management.
Multitasking capability.

My greatest strength is, i am very adhesive with my team members and honesty.

My strengths are, basically i am hard worker, when ever problem arises, in case i have tried
but not able to resolve it, immediately i will bring to the attention of manager rather than
waiting that my manager asks me. And i can change myself according to situation.

My strengths would be am an adaptable and determined person with positive thinking and
dedication towards my work.

My greatest strength is

(1) loyal to the company


(2) optimistic

My greatest strengths is my belief in almighty father, my way of working hard, and my


patience.

My greatest strength is i'm adaptable and flexible

My greatest strength is my attitude towards work. I push myself and my team too hard to
achieve the goals and deadlines before the actual.

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I psychologically deduce my team's strength and sum-up to work better.

My greatest strength is fast learner & leadership skills

My strengths are.....1... Hard working 2... Self confidence3... Coordination 4...


Commitment5...change my self easily according to situation.

My greatest strength is to deliver my positivity to my coworkers and demotivated individuals


in order to club their inner strengths with their knowledge and capabilities.

My greatest strength is my smile,my patience and honesty

My greatest strength is my sincerity, positive thinking,love for other team members and work
hard and in turn make them work hard with real motivation...

My strength is hard working,commitment to the task,accepting challenges and helping people


who need help really.

My greatest strength that helps the organization is my dedication towards work and my
ability to work in team.to be more particular i have presented many projects with my team in
college.

My strength is my ability to learn quickly and hunger of achieving something in my life.

My greatest strength would be the fact that am compatible with any kind of environment
...honesty,encouraging fellow workers and doing my best to bring out the best in them
,throwing in quick suggestions are also a part of my strengths,and i would say a ready mind
to know the unknown!

My greatest strength includes my behavior,honesty ,obey to elders,work hard & my positive


attitude towards others.

A always like to help others & try to understand their problems & solve them in easily .
I belive in 3 'd'-determinationdedication &descipline
************************************
my strength is
1. I m responsible towards my work
2. I m helpful
3. Studying power
4. Take challenges & complete them

My greatest strength is my patience and sincerity, having capacity of molding according to


the situation. Honesty and understanding others problems by keeping myself in their place.

My greatest strength is my ability to work hard. It can also be my weakness too, because
giving

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My greatest strength is positive thinking,patience and quickly adjusting capability.

My greatest strength includes my hard work,and i can manage any critical situation

My strength is positive attitude and confidence on my will power and am strongly believing
the team work,which will help to achieve the standard goal.

My stength is confidences,time management,hardworking,fast learner

My greatest strength is my patience, responsiveness and dedication toward my work and


duties.

I am very straight forward, optimistic and ability to lead a better co-operative team ability to
tackle problems efficient manner.

My greatest strength come from some of my qualities that i possess, that is i am


punctual,honest,dedicated to my work. My vocation and avocation should meet...i am a
strong believer to it. I would opt for that job that i would love to do.

I never think as,this or that is my great strength.coz,i made my mind to convert all the
events/thinks/happenings in my life as a subordinate for ant ideas,which makes me a non-
failing person.

My greatest strength are


1) my commitment and dedication at work.
2) passion to learn new things.
3) positive thinking

My greatest strength is my confidence my passion my commitment to work

My strength which i believe is my attitude. Attitude decides your ability. Right attitude with
right knowledge leads to success, which i can believe strongly is my strength

My greatest strength is my ability to change myself as per situation and take work with
coordination and team spirit.

My greatest strength is my knowledge and of course my self confidence.

My strength is my sincerity & the total experience i got through my last working experiences.

My strength is my dedication towards my work, patience,honesty , punctuality , self


confidence

According to me my strength is i am a determined , very logical, enthusiastic person believe


in doing before expecting.

My greatest strength is my confidence, positive thinking , time management , fast learner &
my passion to achieve ,something in my life. I'm adaptable and flexible .. I can very well
adjust with new situations and circumstances. Honesty is my policy and i am hardworking

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Greatest strength:-

1- i am punctual as well as responsible. 2- full commitment towards my work.

My greatest strength is to get the work done

My greatest strength is my positive thinking and my dedication towards my work. I m a quick


learner .

My greatest strength is my wish and desire to live a peaceful and blissful life. All i know is
that to live happy you need to earn, learn , make friends, marry and learn to love yourself.
To get all this done i need a job which could give me a chance get get these things done and
give a job satisfaction aswell. Definetely a job which is going to give me such an happiness in
my life will get a dedication in return.

My greatest strengths are patience, hard working, dedicated and self motivated

My strength is my hard working, sincerity and honesty towards any work and i can easily
mingle with others..

My strength is i have positive attitude & m a hard worker and i can adjust according to
situation!

My strength is hardworking,positive thinking and dedication towards my work.

I am optimistic,positive attitude ,disciplined.

I always like to look at the positive side of any situation as it keeps your hopes alive and
motivates you to try harder and i believe in always keep a vision to see a glass half full rather
than looking at it as a glass half empty.

My greatest strength is, i always think positive and be professional from mind and be socialist
from heart.

I'm adaptable and flexible .. I can very well adjust with new situations and circumstances.
Honesty is my policy and i am hardworking

First thing about my strength is my confidence,and because of this i am able to handle any
odd situation....
Apart of this i m self motivated to initiate.i can motivate others also.i am flexible and
determined towards my work.

My strength is drinking and smoking


drink the employees smoke and and smoke the minus of employees

My greatest strength is my attitude which creates eagerness for learning, ability to work and
capability to adjust to any changing situations.

My strength is my confidence, honesty toward firm and do my work as efficiently as i can


thinkin

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My greatest strength is my +ve attitude that makes me to evaluate things in right direction,it
provides a better understanding of my different personality dimensions.

My greatest strength is my confidence, positive thinking , time management , fast learner &
my passion to achieve ,something in my life. I'm adaptable and flexible .. I can very well
adjust with new situations and circumstances. Honesty is my policy and i am hardworking

my greatest strength is my positive attitude.i can adjust with any circumstances.m confident.

My greatest strength is my strong and positive thinking.my analytical approach, my strong


logic and my patience

My greatest strength is my ability to priorities the things and my patient adjustable attitude
that keeps me working even in hard situations

My greatest strength is my attitude to not to give up the the task assigned easily.

My greatest stength is my patience and adjustable nature.

My greatest strength is my confidence

My greatest strength is my ability to priorities the things

My greatest strength is my dad & mom for encouraging me for coming this level

My strength is my patients,manage any situation,positive attitude,helping mind

My greatest strength is confidence,posstive thinking and my honesty

My strength is my approach towards the situation and my sincerity

My greatest strength is faith on my self, confidence in my work ; patience,positive thinking


and team player.

My strength is my confidence.i never say no to any task but under law.

My greatest strength is to learn from the positive attitude of great persons & to do something
different in my life.i always try continuous learning to make me up to date.

My strength is being friendly with others, thinking positive when work is geting impossible.
Hhonesty towards my work 7 making any thing possible is my main strength.

My strength is positive thinking,punctuality,hard workihg,dedicated to my work with honesty

My strength is positive attitude and motivating employees and smart worker.

For this question specially do not start with "i think ..." like i think my confidence is my
strength.it is not fine. What ever u tell, tell that with confident. It is must.thank you.

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My strength is confidance
and helpful nature my friend sometime says u are very helpful person

As far as my greatest strength is tatz my patience and my adaptability towards any situations
and learning more from others than simply act astough i knew every thin, and does any kind
of hard tasks then others with lots of passion....and foremost im a good listener....

My strength is hard worke,make sincerity,postive thinking and my confidence are my


strength.

My greatest strength is to learn from the positive attitude of great persons & to do something
different in my life.i always try continuous learning to make me up to date.

My greatest strength is my honest work responsibility professional attitude faithful about my


work and company punctuality is also a strength

My strength will be my input i give for any job & the output i get from the job.i.e. Effort &
reward

My greatest strength is my negative apporach

My strength is that i always be happy,dare to accept any challenge,and work till i fullfill my
goal.

My gratest strength is honestand confidence.

My strenth is adoptability and never give up till the end of the task or goal.

My greatest strength is positive thinging,self confident,good decision maker ,influencing


people,honesty in my policies

My strength is my thinking style and my patience, i always think diffirently when compare to
others

My greatest strength is being optimistic, punctual,confidence and hard working

Difference between hard work and smart work?


Hard work is the idea we are implementing that we have inherited through what we have
learnt but smart work is where we use our out of box skills.

Hard working :- hard working comprise skills which are accomplished through physical
capabilities

smart working :- smart working requires mental capablities to get the work done

Hardwork means when u dont use your brain & do the work in the traditional way as all hav
done earlier putting all your efforts whereas smartwork includes creative approach ,some

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initial study over the work assigned,using new ideas or may be some shortcuts &achieving
your goals.

Hardwork :without thinking new ideas continue the work with old ideas

smartwork: innovating new ideas

Hardwork to me is interpreting everything step by step as it is told to you with out being
creative.as smart working is gathering all info of tasks needed to be done and using your
creative mind to process an approach to have the job done at a shorter time.

Hard work done with phical capability and smart work done with skills.

Hard work mean dedication and smart work mean dedication with inner intelligence

The difference is nothing but the effort which we put in to accomplish the task. The abscense
of physical effort is the main advantage of doing a smart work. Also the amount of work
which we do by smart work is always way ahead than doing hark work...

1.hard work is the conventional way of performing a task which includes both physical as
well as mental strain

2.smart work is the work which is finished on time with less resources used but with a lot of
creative thinking behind. It includes the love towards a job

Hard work never fails. The more harder u work the more luck u get. Requires lot of physical
activity

smart work sometimes fails. Requires lot of mental activity.

But in another case the more harder u work the more smart one can become.

Hardwork means working but not getting desired output and smartwork means working with
some logic and skills to get best output.

In hardworking, the person have the capacity work hard even if he is not capable for it. At
this time he is ready to work to achieve his target with inadequate knowledge. But in
smartworking, person apply his own skill which can help the organization to progress & feel
the person unique for his abilities. These are my thoughts....

Hard working:- it is the way in which i can give my max. Effort to achieve my predetermined
goal.
Smart working:-it is the way in which or when i can use my hard work potentiality to achieve
my target.

Hardwork :- working as alpabetical order a to z (step by step)

smart work :- z to a (arrive with results first and work on that later)

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You can answer this question by simply giving the example.a labour's work is hard work
where there is only physical strain.where as a designer's job is smart work with full of
innovative ideas.

Smart work is to know from where and how to get the work done rather than doing all the
work.

Hardwork is physical work that do not use any new thing but smart working we should use
mind & new idias.

Hard work is the hidden form of work on the other hand smart work is that type of work
where we apply both internal mentality and techniques to achive accomplishment.

In my opinion hard is when we apply our full efforts and our full energy in our work whereas
when we use our energy and when we apply our efforts on the right time on the right place is
known as smart work. In smart work we wait for the right time to use our efforts in the right
way but in hard work we dont think this... We think that every time is right.

Take an example..using small buckets to harvest rain water is hard work,as it comprises more effort
and time..
On the other hand using large reservoir to preserve water is smart work,as same task is being done
with better idea and effort..
But smart work is not substitute of hard work..they go hand in hand..

Hard work is more based on mechanical word


while
smart work z mental activity

Hard work is more based on mechanical word


while
smart work z mental activity

First we have to love the work what we do. Doing the work with love is said to be smart
work. Doing the work without love is said to be hard work.

With out loving work a small work also becomes a big and hard work.

In simple words hard work is to go at the top storey with the help of stairs and smart work is
with the help of lift. Lift can't work at the failure of electricity but stairs will always be
workable.

Smart work means saving money energy and time and working with new idea and other that
working with this all thats means hard work

Getting a job done is smart work,while doing a job is a hard work

Hard work is time taking work and the smart work is the time saving work

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Learning from your own mistakes and performing a job/task is attributed to hard work while
learning from others' mistakes and seek perfection with less effort can be referred to smart
work.

In short,hard work is a labour work and smart work is a machine work.

According to the type of work the activities differs.for example. If you take agricultural work
their smart and hard work is very necessary.whatever may be the activities you r doing smart
work is very effective than hard working.in smart works mental health will be defined.

Hard work is done through physical capabilities where as smart work is done thruogh mental
capabilities.

Hard work is physical of body strength.

Smart work is mind of our knowledge or with in seconds of guided

Hard work means doing work with hard..smart work means enjoying the work with out any
stress..

Hardwork means did u know skills priorly after that u enter into the tsk,then u follow same
process with physically tolerance
smartwork:it means innovative approach like decision making process.

Hard work :- more physical strain less mental strain = work done. (same path of work)

smart work :- more mental strain less physical strain = work done.(different path of work in
short time)

Hardwork is dedication or doing work without intention about result... But smart work always
start with intention about result

Hardwork not only includes physical strain but also includes mental strain .
The best example i can give u is chatur's work is harwork(mugging up everything) whereas
rancho's work is smart work...hardworking is a part of a life ......!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How would describe your ideal job?


It should have challenging environment to work with and which can give a platform to
improve one's skills simultaneously that leads to the growth of the company.

It should have healthy environment to work with in a well established company. It can give a
better platform to improve our skills and way of working which will be more effective for
growth of the company and for our growth too.

It should be where u work comfortabley & where the main motive is not just to earn money
for the work being given to u & also where u not feel that u r out of ur home

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It should be interesting,challenging in a peacefull and friendlly enviornment in which one can


freely share his/ her ideas for the betterment of the organisation and improve one's skills
simultaneously that leads to the growth of the organisation.

Idle job is that where our multi-management skills have chance to perform them and get
enough satisfaction

ya, in this organzation environment is healthy relationship one to among,then job is related to
contact all human beings.

my ideal job is to work in a healthy environment where i shud feel confortable wid other
employees and my ideas and opinions will be entertained during decision making process.
More importantly i shud get a job satisfaction than money . Of course money is also
important. So overall i wud like to work der wer der is a better environment,better job and
better package.

It should we healthy,challenging envirounment where we feel more confertable and where we


use our ides,skill which is more inmortant for conpany groth.

My idel job should we challenging and comfortable where i should feel cofertable to other
employes and improve our skills which is more important for company groth..........

Why did you leave your last job?


The employees were not getting salary on time.

As long as there is growth in the organization and the employee's career,the employee will
not look for change,when this does not work out the employee will be forced to leave his job.

As its natural that every human kind need growth & stability for that some time it become
important to change the atmosphere and society.

As its natural that every human kind need growth & stability for that some time it become
important to change the atmosphere and society.

My previous company company gave me excellent working conditions but unfortunately i


did"nt provide any opportunites for carrier growth. Iwant to face new chellanges'

I am looking for more opportunity and more responsibility so that i can devote my full
dedication towards more and more productive work. And play a key role in an organization

Nothing is permanent in this world, not even troubles.our nature itself is following the same
principles. So moving out of company for better prospects and growth is mandatory,and thats
the reason i am looking for a change.

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My previous company gave me good working conditions and environment but unfortunately
didn't provide any opportunities for career growth. So i want to face new challenges to prove
my skills in organization.

there must be change then only we can gain more konwledge,experience,capability,to


improve our selves. More over when there is better salary comparing to previous job.

I leave my last job because change gives us a new opportunity, new knowledge and i think
that we all are work for gaining knowledge

To be honest, i wasn't considering a move, but, i saw this job posting and was intrigued by
the position and the company. It sounds like an exciting opportunity and an ideal match with
my qualifications.

Because...which requirements needs for you matches requirment what i have. So i think that
iam eligible for this position.

What motivates you to do good job?


I feel that good job means where you find good culture and good working environment &
which you do satisfactorily, enthusiastically and confidently with high spirit of
excellency.therefore i would like to state that i am highly motivated by my confidence to
excel in my life. It is obvious for some people the motivation is required but for some others
their confidence is sufficient.i.e they are self starters and i believe that i am a self starter to do
a good job.

Appreciation
i thnk its one main ingredient for motivation
but it should be genuine

Appreciation and good environment has motivated the employee in the organization.

My confidence is sufficient for me to motivate.if something else need except self-confidence


that is good or cool environment for highly motivate me.

We feel enthusiastic to do the job if we are welcomed to express our opinions,suggestions


regarding the work . We need to maintain moral in the work we does which gives us mental
satisfaction inturn that makes us feel good in doing our work.

Appreciation,own identity,to serve for my family,my country & to mativate others so that
they can also do like this.

Identity and appreciation can highly motivate the employee

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Why should i hire u... 2. Why ................... (satyam)?


I think i can work hard & strive for geting results.

With respect to your posted job's desire skills and experience. My skills and experience met
and justify with the respective position.

The company should hire me, because i am hardworking. I could be an asset to the company
because i am eager to learn,also i am flexible at work that if ever there is some one in leave, i
can be able to replace the person. I also have a leadership characteristic traits, wherein i can
lead people.

As i understand your needs, you are first and foremost looking for someone who can develop
the

software. As you?Ve said you need someone with a strong background in softwate
development. This is where

i?Ve spent almost all of my career, so i?Ve chalked up 2 years of experience exactly in this
area. I believe that i

know the right contacts, methods, principles, and successful management techniques as well
as any person

can in our industry.

I can work comfortably under stress to meet the organizations expectations.

I think no one is perfect. But according to what i heard about this position i could make an
outstanding match.
Who makes an outstanding match can be hired without fail.

I am having self confidence.i an work hard for our company.so idefinetly try to get good
result.

As per my qualification i m a topper,& a hard working girl with having a strong


determination towards my job.i m a 8 pointer so i can handle all d works regarding d
studies.as far my achievements,i m suitable for it.

I m hardworking,and i can handle any sitution,and i can adjust by eaisly environment.

Focus on new challenges greater responsibilities & increased learning opportunities.

Looking long term career if career progression & growth opportunities are provided

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You are of electrical field and you are going for software why?
Yha i spent my few of years in electrial field as i was pursuing my software course & i had to
do soemthing to manage my expenses thats'y that time i joined electrical filed it's not so easy
to get the job in software filed without having require software knowledge. Tahts'y to manage
my expenses i joined in electrical field

Software field has more apportunities than electrical,


then we have to use opportunities,more effectively for better future

Software field has more number of opportunities compared to electrical , we have to take
advantage of this for good future

If u are interested in software u can go that line because its your career and its ur wish

B'coz i think that it is growing sector everyday new thinks come up so every day i learn new
things. And i find beter future in this sector.

You have published this vacancy for electrical engineers too. As i'm looking for the best
place where i can apply my skills and so far i found this place to be excellent .
No doubt,i'm electrical engineer but have also developed software skills(c,c++,java) to cop up
with the prevailing market scenario.

Actually i have a great dream like i have to see india as a developed country.though
development is possible through electrical jobs also but through software the development is
quick.

Even though i am an electrical engineer,i am interested to work in software side . Because


every where we see its fully computerised. World is changing makes us to think what s our
future.there is tuff competition for jobs in software .but if we suceed we will reach a good
position in life quickly that cant be achieved in electrical field in short period.

Our industry is running succesfully with the help of both electronics and software being an
electronic engineer i am aware of electronics but now i am quiet interested to know about the
software field thats why have i selected

How to break the hr interviewers?


Don,t get affraid of the hr.he or she is not going to eat you up.be confident but dont be rude.
Dont speak very fast and very slow.use simple words.just think that hr is going to ask you
certain questions (may be personal also)and you have to reply.

The only way to crack a hr interview is be clear about your priorities. Support your each
answer with some logic. No matter what you answer in a hr interview but what matters is
how do u proove ur answer. Don't loose hope n b firm with ur views.dnt chg ur answers again
n again
for ex. If you are asked "what matters more to you, money or work?"
thr is no right or wrong answer of this question. Just support ur answer with strong logics and
b wid that answer only till last.

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You should n't be nervous.try to motivate the iterviwer in your answar.always try to be
friendly with the interviwer,so that it is easy to give answer.don't be confused in your answer.

Briefly describe your ideal job?


Ideal job for me if a person is earning money and respect to the company and the promotion
are based on the performance i would love to be a part of this organization.

Best answer -
a job that allows me to grow in the organization
a job where i can make a positive contribution to the growth of the firm
a job where i am comfortable with my coworkers
a job that pays a decent salary
a job that is so interesting that i am motivated to continue educating myself to be the best that
i can be in the field

My ideal job a place where i can apply my knowledge and learn something new everytime i
enter the place. A job where i love the work, contributing to the organization and getting
work as well as love people around me.

Ideally,i would like to work in a fun and warm environment with individuals working
independently towards team goals or individual goals.

My ideal goal is to become a great person to serve for my people, my country and to see me
at good position so i can say myself that i have never wasted my life.i have done a great job.

My ideal is that where i can work accordindg to my effeciency and where every one can work
individualy and in a team.

You are of electrical field and you are going for software why?
Because during my course selection the electrical engg course have greater demand. So i can choose
that course at that time.eventhough i am an electrical engg student i am having an ability to work
with an software field.i too have knowledge in electrical engg field .

See what ever it may done the main thing in software or any industry is how well can you
understand the logic and concept behind any thing.the language and syntax comes in the second
place.as i am an engineering graduate i learned how to understand the logic and the concepts.so i
think i can do well in the software industry

Though i?M a electrical field, i prefer working with software company, where i can get to meet a
team of it based global business and learn many things which can even enhance my career after all
in this era world is depends on it sector and software is most important part of this.

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What are your outside interests?


Try to gauge how this company?S culture would look upon your favorite outside
activities and be guided accordingly.

You can also use this question to shatter any stereotypes that could limit your chances.
If you?Re over 50, for example, describe your activities that demonstrate physical
stamina. If you?Re young, mention an activity that connotes wisdom and institutional
trust, such as serving on the board of a popular charity.

But above all, remember that your employer is hiring your for what you can do for him,
not your family, yourself or outside organizations, no matter how admirable those
activities may be.

What could i say for 'are you willing to relocate?


Say, yes if possible , otherwise u can say that sir,basically i want to do job in this
location,becoz i have just landed in this city.

What is on roll?
The person who completed their training period the thir become on roal staf his ctc &
position & designision become changes

Looking back, what would you do differently in your life ?


Indicate that you are a happy, fulfilled, optimistic person and that, in general, you
wouldn?T change a thing.

Example: it’s been a good life, rich in learning and experience, and the best it yet to
come. Every experience in life is a lesson it its own way. I wouldn?T change a thing.?

Who is close to you in your brothers and sister and why ?


Both r really close 2 me.my brother guides me to do the best & my sister encourages me
to work more efficiently.

My sisters are really close to me because they are always guides me to the best and
encourage me to work more efficiently

What do you worry about?


Redefine the word? Worry? So that it does not reflect negatively on you.

Example: i wouldn’t call it worry, but i am a strongly goal-oriented person. So i keep


turning over in my mind anything that seems to be keeping me from achieving those
goals, until i find a solution. That?S part of my tenacity, i suppose.?

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Where could you use some improvement?


Keep this answer, like all your answers, positive. A good way to answer this question is
to identify a cutting-edge branch of your profession (one that?S not essential to your
employer?S needs) as an area you?Re very excited about and want to explore more fully
over the next six months.

Who has inspired you in your life and why?


Have a few heroes in mind, from your mental ?Board of directors? ? Leaders in your
industry, from history or anyone else who has been your mentor.

Be prepared to give examples of how their words, actions or teachings have helped
inspire your achievements. As always, prepare an answer which highlights qualities that
would be highly valuable in the position you are seeking.

What are your goals?


Many executives in a position to hire you are strong believers in goal-setting. (it?S one
of the reason they?Ve achieved so much). They like to hire in kind.

If you?Re vague about your career and personal goals, it could be a big turnoff to may
people you will encounter in your job search.

Be ready to discuss your goals for each major area of your life: career, personal
development and learning, family, physical (health), community service and (if your
interviewer is clearly a religious person) you could briefly and generally allude to your
spiritual goals (showing you are a well-rounded individual with your values in the
right order).

Be prepared to describe each goal in terms of specific milestones you wish to accomplish
along the way, time periods you?Re allotting for accomplishment, why the goal is
important to you, and the specific steps you?Re taking to bring it about. But do this
concisely, as you never want to talk more than two minutes straight before letting your
interviewer back into the conversation.

My goal is to achieve the targets day to day and enhance my skills to improve my carrer
to the highest level and will be beneficial to the company progress.

What’s the most difficult part of being a (job title)?


First, redefine? Difficult? To be ?Challenging? Which is more positive. Then, identify an
area everyone in your profession considers challenging and in which you excel. Describe
the process you follow that enables you to get splendid results?And be specific about
those results.

Example: ?I think every sales manager finds it challenging to motivate the troops in a
recession. But that?S probably the strongest test of a top sales manager. I feel this is
one area where i excel.?

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?When i see the first sign that sales may slip or that sales force motivation is flagging
because of a downturn in the economy, here?S the plan i put into action immediately??
(followed by a description of each step in the process?And most importantly, the
exceptional results you?Ve achieved.).

The hypothetical problem?

Instead, describe the rational, methodical process you would follow in analyzing this
problem, who you would consult with, generating possible solutions, choosing the best
course of action, and monitoring the results.

Remember, in all such, ?What would you do?? Questions, always describe your process
or working methods, and you?Ll never go wrong.

Why do you want to join in industry?


I want to do something for this industary.
I want to learn somethings through
this industary.

What are your career options right now?


Prepare for this question by thinking of how you can position yourself as a desired
commodity. If you are still working, describe the possibilities at your present firm and
why, though you?Re greatly appreciated there, you?Re looking for something more
(challenge, money, responsibility, etc.). Also mention that you?Re seriously exploring

Opportunities with one or two other firms.

If you?Re not working, you can talk about other employment possibilities you?Re
actually exploring. But do this with a light touch, speak only in general terms. You don?T
want to seem manipulative or coy.

Are you willing to relocate or travel ?


First find out where you may have to relocate and how much travel may be involved.
Then respond to the question.

If there?S no problem, say so enthusiastically.


If you do have a reservation, there are two schools of thought on how to handle it.
One advises you to keep your options open and your reservations to yourself in the early
going, by saying, ?No problem?. You strategy here is to get the best offer you can, then
make a judgment whether it?S worth it to you to relocate or travel.
Also, by the time the offer comes through, you may have other offers and can make a
more informed decision. Why kill of this opportunity before it has chance to blossom into
something really special? And if you?Re a little more desperate three months from now,
you might wish you hadn?T slammed the door on relocating or traveling.
The second way to handle this question is to voice a reservation, but assert that you?D

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be open to relocating (or traveling) for the right opportunity.


The answering strategy you choose depends on how eager you are for the job. If you
want to take no chances, choose the first approach.
If you want to play a little harder-to-get in hopes of generating a more enticing offer,
choose the second.

Why do you think you are the best candidate?


I have the ability of doing this work, something extra is always needed than educational
qualification which you will find in me.

What could i say in tell me about yourself? Answers:


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Why aren’t you earning more money at this stage of your


career?
You like to make money, but other factors are even more important.

Example: ?Making money is very important to me, and one reason i?M here is because
i?M looking to make more. Throughout my career, what?S been even more important to
me is doing work i really like to do at the kind of company i like and respect.

(then be prepared to be specific about what your ideal position and company would be
like, matching them as closely as possible to the opportunity at hand.

Where do you see yourself after 10 years from now?


May be manager of any mnc

I can see myself as a ceo .. I think every day is something special to learn something
new .. So definitely i ll be a ceo after 10 years..

I want to see myself as an industry recognized technical architect for enterprise


applications and websites; a leading and trustworthy source for data structure and
algorithms.

I can see myself as a higher position in your company after 10 years

Why do you like to join this company? & what would you do
for the growth of this company?
I like to join this company because the annual turnover is around is $16 millon.this
company is manufacturing steel and glass sheet and i can learn more from this
company.i can get the good knowwwledge for the future aspect. Sir this company
contain the plc based system which is used in this company. Sir first of all see the

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production growth of this company from 2004-2005.from this production i can extend
the growth the production for some extend,which would increase the economic
growth.sir i will access the instrument which is used in this company, kepping the
maintenance and realibility of the instrument so that thre is no harm to the instrument
and the process is maintained

For this question, you should answer about the positive aspects of the company,along
with your professional competency matching with the profile comapny is looking for

How could you have improved your career progress ?


You?Re generally quite happy with your career progress. Maybe, if you had known
something earlier in life (impossible to know at the time, such as the booming growth in
a branch in your industry?Or the corporate downsizing that would phase out your last
job), you might have moved in a certain direction sooner.

But all things considered, you take responsibility for where you are, how you?Ve gotten
there, where you are going?And you harbor no regrets.

If you won $10 million lottery, would you still work?


This type of question is aimed at getting at your bedrock attitude about work and how
you feel about what you do. Your best answer will focus on your positive feelings.

Example: ?After i floated down from cloud nine, i think i would still hold my basic belief
that achievement and purposeful work are essential to a happy, productive life. After all,
if money alone bought happiness, then all rich people would be all happy, and that?S not
true.

?I love the work i do, and i think i?D always want to be involved in my career in
some fashion. Winning the lottery would make it more fun because it would mean having
more flexibility, more options...who knows??

?Of course, since i can?T count on winning, i?D just as soon create my own destiny by

Sticking with what?S worked for me, meaning good old reliable hard work and a desire
to achieve. I think those qualities have built many more fortunes that all the lotteries put
together.? Ya definitely, as am not working only for the money. I choosen this type of
job is to create something innovative with my ideas and to reveal my name to the
society with my effort.
How many hours a week does you normally work?
If you are in fact a workaholic and you sense this company would like that: say you are
a confirmed workaholic, that you often work nights and weekends. Your family accepts
this because it makes you fulfilled.

If you are not a workaholic: say you have always worked hard and put in long hours. It

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goes with the territory. It one sense, it?S hard to keep track of the hours because your
work is a labor of love, you enjoy nothing more than solving problems. So you?Re
almost always thinking about your work, including times when you?Re home, while
shaving in the morning, while commuting, etc.
Have you been absent from work more than a few days in any
previous position?
If you have had no problem, emphasize your excellent and consistent attendance record
throughout your career.

Also describe how important you believe such consistent attendance is for a key
executive?Why it?S up to you to set an example of dedication?And why there?S just no
substitute for being there with your people to keep the operation running smoothly,
answer questions and handle problems and crises as they arise.

If you do have a past attendance problem, you want to minimize it, making it clear that
it was an exceptional circumstance and that it?S cause has been corrected.

To do this, give the same answer as above but preface it with something like, ?Other
that being out last year (or whenever) because of (your reason, which is now in the
past), i have never had a problem and have enjoyed an excellent attendance record
throughout my career. Furthermore, ibelieve, consistent attendance is important
because?? (pick up the rest of the answer as outlinedabove.).

Describe an ideal position for yourself.


After completion of my studies the position i would enter while doing a job is my ideal
position.because it will make us to learn more.

What changes would you make if you came on board?


You, of course, will want to take a good hard look at everything the company is doing
before making any recommendations.

Example: ?Well, i wouldn?T be a very good doctor if i gave my diagnosis before


the examination. Should you hire me, as i hope you will, i?D want to take a good hard
look at everything you?Re doing and understand why it?S being done that way. I?D like
to have in-depth meetings with you and the other key people to get a deeper grasp of
what you feel you?Re doing right and what could be improved.

?From what you?Ve told me so far, the areas of greatest concern to you are?? (name
them. Then do two things. First, ask if these are in fact his major concerns. If so then
reaffirm how your experience in meeting similar needs elsewhere might prove very
helpful).

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Tell me about a situation when your work was criticized ?


Begin by emphasizing the extremely positive feedback you?Ve gotten throughout
your career and (if it?S true) that your performance reviews have been uniformly
excellent.

Of course, no one is perfect and you always welcome suggestions on how to improve
your performance. Then, give an example of a not-too-damaging learning experience
from early in yourcareer and relate the ways this lesson has since helped you. This
demonstrates that you learned from the experience and the lesson is now one of the
strongest breastplates in your suit of armor.

If you are pressed for a criticism from a recent position, choose something fairly trivial
that in no way is essential to your successful performance. Add that you?Ve learned from
this, too, and over the past several years/months, it?S no longer an area of concern
because you now make it a regular practice to?Etc.

Another way to answer this question would be to describe your intention to broaden your
master of an area of growing importance in your field. For example, this might be a
computer program you?Ve been meaning to sit down and learn? A new management
technique you?Ve read about?Or perhaps attending a seminar on some cutting-edge
branch of your profession.

Again, the key is to focus on something not essential to your brilliant performance but
which addsyet another dimension to your already impressive knowledge base.

Why should one choose hr as their specialization?


Hrm is the thread that links every thing in the organization."manpower is the true assets
of a company and therefore it requires proper handling.mismanagement of personnel
can have an adverse affect on the revenues."

I feel that hr specialization deals with recruiting , interviewing, giving training to


freshers. By thatprocess one can help the organization with innovative minds.

Human beings are the main asset of the organization.. And this will help to identify the
qualified persons to generate more profit for the organization and also got a chance to
meet with different qulaified persons which create an interesting environment to learn
new things because no one is perfect in this world...

I think it is a very interesting field in which one can meet with different qualified
persons,share the ideas and create a new interesting enviornment to learn new things
for the employees.by thisprocess one can help the organisation with innovative minds.

Right from the beginning of my pgdbm program/ , i was strict to choose human resource
as my specialization. I wanted to get expertise into this field. Then i attended several
workshops during the program. Then after going to these workshops, i came to realize
the actual concept of human resource.
And i found that my skills, value and personality matching very closely with this field. I
can do better perform here either choosing other field.

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Tell me about something you did ? Or failed to do ? That you


now feel a little ashamed of ?
As with faults and weaknesses, never confess a regret. But don?T seem as if you?Re
stonewalling either.

Best strategy: say you harbor no regrets, then add a principle or habit you practice
regularly for healthy human relations.

Example: pause for reflection, as if the question never occurred to you. Then say to hr,
?You know, i really can?T think of anything.? (pause again, then add): ?I would add that
as a general management principle, i?Ve found that the best way to avoid regrets is to
avoid causing them in the first place. I practice one habit that helps me a great deal in
this regard. At the end of each day, i mentally review the day?S events and
conversations to take a second look at the people and developments i?M involved with
and do a double check of what they?Re likely to be feeling. Sometimes i?Ll see things
that do need more follow-up, whether a pat on the back, or maybe a five minute chat in
someone?S office to make sure we?Re clear on things?Whatever.?

?I also like to make each person feel like a member of an elite team, like the boston
celtics or la lakers in their prime. I?Ve found that if you let each team member know you
expect excellence in their performance?If you work hard to set an example
yourself?And if you let people know you appreciate and respect their feelings, you wind
up with a highly motivated group, a team that?S having fun at work because they?Re
striving for excellence rather than brooding over slights or regrets.?

Why you have chosen this career?


I am interested in the job

I have chosen my career in hr field because this makes me to mingle with people more
easily and also i can understand there needs and wants easily.

What is your favorite color?


A: my favorite color is white its gives formal and sophisticated look,,it givs calm 2 our eyes
also

Say which color is pleasant and which makes peaceful and deliver success. Eg: blue,
green..

Black and white

My favorite color is white because it gives me peace and positive attitude towards life.

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How many days of attendance at work should be considered


satisfactory? What has been your record of attendance at
work?
Applicant should feel that employees should make it to work everyday, unless there is a
definite emergency. Job seeker should want to be punctual about attendance and
consider attendance an important part of work.

Why you left your your previous job?


For better opportunity and for growth of my career i have left my previous job

Describe your management style.


Try to avoid labels. Some of the more common labels, like progressive, salesman or
consensus, can have several meanings or descriptions depending on which management
expert you listen to. The situational style is safe, because it says you will manage
according to the situation, instead of one size fits all.

Why do you think you would do well at this job?


My consistency of good track record, inquitisiveness to learn new and quick adaptability
for change and finally the support and cooperation required by my team members.

My qualities of being innovative and flexible to adapt changes . These qualities makes
me a good asset for your company

My abilities to learn new things,my proactive approach and most importantly is to knw
the value of team player

Why have you been out of work so long ?


You want to emphasize factors which have prolonged your job search by your own
choice.

Example: ?After my job was terminated, i made a conscious decision not to jump on the
firstopportunities to come along. In my life, i?Ve found out that you can always turn a
negative into a positive if you try hard enough. This is what i determined to do. I decided
to take whatever time i needed to think through what i do best, what i most want to do,
where i?D like to do it?And then identify those companies that could offer such an
opportunity.?

?Also, in all honesty, you have to factor in the recession (consolidation, stabilization,
etc.) In the (banking, financial services, manufacturing, advertising, etc.) Industry.?

?So between my being selective and the companies in our industry downsizing, the
process has taken time. But in the end, i?M convinced that when i do find the right

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match, all that careful evaluation from both sides of the desk will have been well
worthwhile for both the company that hires me and myself.

Why did you leave your last job?


Opportunity for advancement, finding work to fit your skills, moving,
downsizing, changing careersare all legitimate answers. If you were fired or hated your
job, do not bad-mouth the job, the company, or your supervisor. Talk about the positive
first, then the lack of communication and what you learned from it that has improved
your performance and outlook. Great people fail often, but they use failure to learn and
improve their performance.

Sir actually i want to upgrade to myself,because i think it's a rule of life.

What are your greatest strengths?


You know that your key strategy is to first uncover your interviewer's greatest wants and
needs before you answer questions. And from question 1, you know how to do this.

Prior to any interview, you should have a list mentally prepared of your greatest
strengths. You should also have, a specific example or two, which illustrates each
strength, an example chosen from your most recent and most impressive achievements.

You should, have this list of your greatest strengths and corresponding examples from
your achievements so well committed to memory that you can recite them cold after
being shaken awake at 2:30am.

Then, once you uncover your interviewer's greatest wants and needs, you can choose
those achievements from your list that best match up.

As a general guideline, the 10 most desirable traits that all employers love to see in their
employees are:

a proven track record as an achiever...especially if your achievements match up with the


employer's greatest wants and needs.

Intelligence...management "savvy".

Honesty...integrity...a decent human being.

Good fit with corporate culture...someone to feel comfortable with...a team player who
meshes well with interviewer's team.

Likeability...positive attitude...sense of humor.

Good communication skills.

Dedication...willingness to walk the extra mile to achieve excellence definiteness of


purpose...clear goals.

Enthusiasm...high level of motivation.

Confident...healthy...a leader.

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How will you handle confidential company matters? Answers:


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Do you have the stomach to fire people? Have you had


experience firing many people?
Describe the rational and sensible management process you follow in both hiring and
firing.

Example: ?My whole management approach is to hire the best people i can find, train
them thoroughly and well, get them excited and proud to be part of our team, and then
work with them to achieve our goals together. If you do all of that right, especially hiring
the right people, i?Ve found you don?T have to fire very often.
?So with me, firing is a last resort. But when it?S got to be done, it?S got to be done,
and the faster and cleaner, the better. A poor employee can wreak terrible damage in
undermining the morale of an entire team of good people. When there?S no other way,
i?Ve found it?S better for all concerned to act decisively in getting rid of offenders who
won?T change their ways.?

What is your approach towards your personal and


professional goals? How do you prioritize them? Give me
some examples?
Applicant should consider work a very important part of life. And have the ability to
adjust or compromise other issues to achieve professional goals.

Could you have done better in your last job?


Example: ?I suppose with the benefit of hindsight you can always find things to do
better, of course, but off the top of my head, i can?T think of anything of major
consequence.?

What was the toughest part of your last job?


State that there was nothing in your prior position that you found overly difficult, and let
your answer go at that. If pressed to expand your answer, you could describe the
aspects of the position you enjoyed more than others, making sure that you express
maximum enjoyment for those tasks most important to the open position, and you
enjoyed least those tasks that are unimportant to the position at hand.

How do you define success?And how do you measure up to your own definition?

Give a well-accepted definition of success that leads right into your own stellar collection
of achievements.

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Example: ?The best definition i?Ve come across is that success is the progressive
realization of a worthy goal.?

As to how i would measure up to that definition, i would consider myself both successful
and fortunate??(then summarize your career goals and how your achievements have
indeed represented a progressive path toward realization of your goals.)

Why you left your last job?


Last job my first job it's give me good start to my career but i want to put my knowledge
and experience to next company

Why should i hire you?


By now you can see how critical it is to apply the overall strategy of uncovering the
employer?S needs before you answer questions. If you know the employer?S greatest
needs and desires, this question will give you a big leg up over other candidates because
you will give him better reasons for hiring you than anyone else is likely to?Reasons tied
directly to his needs.

Whether your interviewer asks you this question explicitly or not, this is the most
important question of your interview because he must answer this question favorably in
is own mind before you will be hired. So help him out! Walk through each of the
position?S requirements as you understand them, and follow each with a reason why
you meet that requirement so well.

Example: ?As i understand your needs, you are first and foremost looking for someone
who can manage the sales and marketing of your book publishing division. As you?Ve
said you need someone with a strong background in trade book sales. This is where i?Ve
spent almost all of my career, so i?Ve chalked up 18 years of experience exactly in this
area. I believe that i know the right contacts, methods, principles, and successful
management techniques as well as any person can in our industry.?

?You also need someone who can expand your book distribution channels. In my prior
post, my innovative promotional ideas doubled, then tripled, the number of outlets
selling our books. I?M confident i can do the same for you.?

?You need someone to give a new shot in the arm to your mail order sales, someone
who knows how to sell in space and direct mail media. Here, too, i believe i have exactly
the experience you need. In the last five years, i?Ve increased our mail order book
sales from $600,000 to $2,800,000, and now we?Re the country?S second leading
marketer of scientific and medical books by mail.?
Every one of these selling ?Couplets? (his need matched by your qualifications) is a
touchdown that runs up your score. It is your best opportunity to outsell your
competition.

The work is very hard then how to overcome stress?


Stress is not coming only while you are doing hard work. Simple work / hard work,we
have to do the work by the way of proper planning / timing, it will reduce and control the
stress

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Maitaining good relations with the co-workers by sharing work and team building will
increases output and reduces stress

I wud do tat hard work in a smartest possible way...which reduces stress upto certain
leve;

How we impress the hr?


Be confidence with smile face while answering questions and also by dress
code(formals).

Very important is good communication skill & body language,confident answers for all
questions,talking like friendly without tension

We should be confident and should be good presence of mind. Th hr will defenately


impress because confidence and way of presence is the first impression.

By giving direct answers with full confidence in a precise way

Have any of your colleagues been regularly late at work? What


was the reaction to this in your team?
Job seeker should have an awareness and sincerity towards punctuality and
attendance. Shouldconsider regular attendance a necessary factor for success at work

Tell me honestly about the strong points and weak points of


your boss?
Remember the rule: never be negative. Stress only the good points, no matter how
charmingly you?Re invited to be critical.

Your interviewer doesn?T care a whit about your previous boss. He wants to find out how
loyal and positive you are, and whether you?Ll criticize him behind his back if pressed to
do so by someone in this own company. This question is your opportunity to
demonstrate your loyalty to those you work with.

What makes you angry ?


Give an answer that?S suited to both your personality and the management style of the
firm. Here, the homework you?Ve done about the company and its style can help in your
choice of words.

Examples: if you are a reserved person and/or the corporate culture is coolly
professional:

?I?M an even-tempered and positive person by nature, and i believe this helps me a
great deal in keeping my department running smoothly, harmoniously and with a
genuine esprit de corps. I believe in communicating clearly what?S expected, getting

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people?S commitment to those goals, and then following up continuously to check


progress.?

?If anyone or anything is going off track, i want to know about it early. If, after that kind
of open communication and follow up, someone isn?T getting the job done, i?Ll want to
know why. If there?S no good reason, then i?Ll get impatient and angry?And take
appropriate steps from there. But if youhire good people, motivate them to strive for
excellence and then follow up constantly, it almost never gets to that state.?

If you are feisty by nature and/or the position calls for a tough straw boss.

?You know what makes me angry? People who (the fill in the blanks with the most
objectionable traits for this type of position)?People who don?T pull their own weight,
who are negative, people who lie?Etc.?

Briefly describe your ideal job?


I dont think ideal job needs to be very large and very striking, as per what i think for a
particular situation a ideal job is the one in which one can use his total previous
experience for gaining success and getting more learning for the future's ideal job.

How will i introduce myself in an interview?


My self anamika srivastava
my father name is mr.n.c srivaastava
i belongs to lko,u.p
as per my academic qualification,
i have completed my 10 from icse new delhi board,lko in 2004
i have completed my 12 from isc new delhi board,lko in 2006
as per my professional qualification,
i have completed my bba from intergal university ,lko
i pursing mib from b'lore university,b'lore
and i also pursing "o"level from doeacc,new delhi
my hobbies are fencing and cooking.

Why do you want to leave your previous job?


Well,i like the working atmosphere and i have also noticed the growth of the company in
it field.

Proper management of the company was not there.

For intellectual growth, professional growth and growth in monetary terms

I think being a fresher it wil really be a good threshold for me to enter into corporate and
learn new things practically

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Being a fresher it will really be a good thresold for me to enter into this organisation and
i can begin new role

there was no room for growth for me in the previous organization.

What would you say to your boss if he?S crazy about an idea,
but you think it stinks ?
Remember the rule stated earlier: in any conflict between values, always choose
integrity.

Example: i believe that when evaluating anything, it?S important to emphasize the
positive. What do i like about this idea??

Then, if you have reservations, i certainly want to point them out, as specifically,
objectively and factually as i can.?

After all, the most important thing i owe my boss is honesty. If he can?T count on me for
that, then everything else i may do or say could be questionable in his eyes.?

But i also want to express my thoughts in a constructive way. So my goal in this case
would be to see if my boss and i could make his idea even stronger and more appealing,
so that it effectively overcomes any initial reservation i or others may have about it.?

Of course, if he overrules me and says, ?No, let?S do it my way,? Then i owe him my full
and enthusiastic support to make it work as best it can.?

Do you regularly keep in touch with customers? How do you


tell customers about new products and updates?
Applicant should want to keep a constant and persistent eye on his customers and their
requirements. He/she should be at ease when communicating with his/her clients.

Describer a situation that didn’t suffer because of you but


from external conditions beyond your control ?
For example, describe the disappointment you felt with a test campaign, new product
launch, merger, etc., which looked promising at first, but led to underwhelming results.
?I wish we could have known at the start what we later found out (about the economy
turning, the marketplace changing, etc.), but since we couldn?T, we just had to go for it.
And we did learn from it.?

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You’ve been with your firm a long time. Won’t it be hard


switching to a new company ?
To overcome this objection, you must point to the many ways you have grown and
adapted to changing conditions at your present firm. It has not been a static situation.
Highlight the different responsibilities you?Ve held, the wide array of new situations
you?Ve faced and conquered.

As a result, you?Ve learned to adapt quickly to whatever is thrown at you, and you
thrive on the stimulation of new challenges.

To further assure the interviewer, describe the similarities between the new position and
your prior one. Explain that you should be quite comfortable working there, since their
needs and your skills make a perfect match.

Why are you leaving (or did you leave) this position ?
If you?Re not yet 100% committed to leaving your present post, don?T be afraid to say
so. Since you have a job, you are in a stronger position than someone who does not. But
don?T be coy either. State honestly what you?D be hoping to find in a new spot. Of
course, as stated often before, you answer will all the stronger if you have already
uncovered what this position is all about and you match your desires to it.

(if you do not presently have a job tell the hr.)

Never lie about having been fired. It?S unethical ? And too easily checked. But do try to
deflect the reason from you personally. If your firing was the result of a takeover,
merger, division wide layoff, etc., so much the better.

But you should also do something totally unnatural that will demonstrate consummate
professionalism. Even if it hurts , describe your own firing ? Candidly, succinctly and
without a trace of bitterness ? From the company?S point-of-view, indicating that you
could understand why it happened and you might have made the same decision yourself.

Your stature will rise immensely and, most important of all, you will show you are healed
from the wounds inflicted by the firing. You will enhance your image as first-class
management material and stand head and shoulders above the legions of firing victims
who, at the slightest provocation, zip open their shirts to expose their battle scars and
decry the unfairness of it all.
For all prior positions:

make sure you?Ve prepared a brief reason for leaving. Best reasons: more money,
opportunity, responsibility or growth.

What is meant by hr?


Hr is human resources. Normally this is the department of a company that manages
anything to do with the employment of its workforce; i.e. Payroll, medical benefits, 401k

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savings, retirement, and profit sharing. They are also responsible for the hiring and firing
of employees.

Hr is the back bone of organisation.land,labour, capital etc are used effectively with the
the help of hr activities.hr
develops skill and sharps hidden caliber of workforce, so
that the objectives of employess as well as organisation can
be met together and found fruitful out put

He is one of the interviewer in the interview and recruit some of the good and intelligent
students

Who came to the interview based on the performance? That


person is called "hr".
Hr means providing manpower to the company and motivate them to work for
the organisationgoals & hr will handle each and every small things that manpower
requires

Hr means the person who help u in knowing urself.that that u r and that u ought to be

The human resources department of a company deals with employment, recruitment,


and placement employer/employee relations compensation, benefits, and insurance
employee assistance training and development

The people that staff and operate an organization ? As contrasted with the financial and
material resources of an organization. The organizational function that deals with the
people ...? Long a term used sarcastically by individuals in the line organization, because
it relegates humans to the same category as financial and material resources, human
resources will be replaced by more customer-friendly terms in the future

Hr is a person who staffs and operates a function within the organization.

Hr- hr stand for human resource, the functions of hr is interviewing, selected, recruiting
& training of fresher’s in any org

Human resources is a term used to refer to how people are managed by organizations

Setting up an hr team and defining company’s hr policies & practices and ensure that
they are progressive and are in tune with the latest in the industry

responsible for the entire internal recruitment by identifying and recruiting internal
recruiters for operations, account management, business development and infrastructure
management services, us recruitment as per business plan

change management process, culture building process, performance management


process,
organization health management
training & development
talent management

administration of salary & compensation packages and reward systems

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design and administration of employee appraisals, recruitment procedures, exit


interviews

? Competency profiling & mapping, manpower planning,


? Compensation & benefits management,
? Employee involvement & development processes
? Counseling & feedback process,

joining formalities, induction, fitment, growth and separation of employees

? Hr systems & process development,


? Setting-up & development of hr function

Hr is the judgementing of human behaviour & applying that behaviour in the


organization for the sucess of organization & for the best use of human resource

Give me an example of a time when you tried to accomplish


something and failed
Remember, at the end of your story, talk about the positive things you learned from the
experience and what you would do differently if given the same situation

What have you learned from mistakes on the job?


Here you have to come up with something or you strain credibility. Make it small, well
intentioned mistake with a positive lesson learned. An example would be working too far
ahead of colleagues on a project and thus throwing coordination off

From my mistakes i gathered lot of experience,that not repeat it again and to do


anything perfectly. Mistakes make us to learn a lot. We gather a lot of knowledge with
one mistake and we try to cop up on that make sure that we wont repeat it further

Why do you want to work for this company?


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My supervisor was not too keen on taking an initiative or implement new ways in solving
a problem.he believed in anarchy system and always consulted his boss rather than
going to him with an idea or being helpful in reaching towars a solution.

My manager is unable to take independent decision. Rather than seeking suggestion


from him i myself take a decision in reaching towards solution

Why do you want to work at our company?


This question is your opportunity to hit the ball out of the park, thanks to the in-depth
research you should do before any interview.

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Best sources for researching your target company: annual reports, the corporate
newsletter, contacts you know at the company or its suppliers, advertisements, articles
about the company in the trade press.

Why you want to join bpo?


This is with full of opportunities,where i can expect my career growth.being a friendly
natured,i want to mingle with different kinds of persons,and this provides me a way to
do just that

What are your greatest weakness ?


Disguise a strength as a weakness.
Example: ?I sometimes push my people too hard. I like to work with a sense of urgency
and everyone is not always on the same wavelength.?

Drawback: this strategy is better than admitting a flaw, but it's so widely used, it is
transparent to any experienced interviewer.

Best answer: (and another reason it's so important to get a thorough description of your
interviewer's needs before you answer questions): assure the interviewer that you can
think of nothing that would stand in the way of your performing in this position with
excellence. Then, quickly review you strongest qualifications.

Example: ?Nobody's perfect, but based on what you've told me about this position, i
believe i' d make an outstanding match. I know that when i hire people, i look for two
things most of all. Do they have the qualifications to do the job well, and the motivation
to do it well? Everything in my background shows i have both the qualifications and a
strong desire to achieve excellence in whatever i take on. So i can say in all honesty that
i see nothing that would cause you even a small concern about my ability or my strong
desire to perform this job with excellence.?

Alternate strategy (if you don't yet know enough about the position to talk about such a
perfect fit):

instead of confessing a weakness, describe what you like most and like least, making
sure that what you like most matches up with the most important qualification for
success in the position, and what you like least is not essential.

Example: let's say you're applying for a teaching position. ?If given a choice, i like to
spend as much time as possible in front of my prospects selling, as opposed to shuffling
paperwork back at the office. Of course, i long ago learned the importance of filing
paperwork properly, and i do it conscientiously. But what i really love to do is sell (if your
interviewer were a sales manager, this should be music to his ears.)

This is the most dreaded question of all. Handle it by minimizing your weakness and
emphasizing your strengths. Stay away from personal qualities and concentrate on
professional traits: "i am always working on improving my communication skills to be a
more effective presenter. I recently joined toastmasters, which i find very helpful."

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What was the toughest decision you ever had to make?


Be prepared with a good example, explaining why the decision was difficult?The process
you followed in reaching it?The courageous or effective way you carried it out?And the
beneficial results.

Tell me about the most boring job you?Ve ever had.

You have never allowed yourself to grow bored with a job and you can?T understand it
when others let themselves fall into that rut.

Example: ?Perhaps i?Ve been fortunate, but that i?Ve never found myself bored with any
job i have ever held. I?Ve always enjoyed hard work. As with actors who feel there are
no small parts, i also believe that in every company or department there are exciting
challenges and intriguing problems crying out for energetic and enthusiastic solutions. If
you?Re bored, it?S probably because you?Re not challenging yourself to tackle those
problems right under your nose.?

What would you do if a fellow executive on your own


corporate level wasn’t pulling his/her weight? And this was
hurting your department?
Try to gauge the political style of the firm and be guided accordingly. In general, fall
back on universal principles of effective human relations ? Which in the end, embody the
way you would like to be treated in a similar circumstance.

Example: ?Good human relations would call for me to go directly to the person and
explain the situation, to try to enlist his help in a constructive, positive solution. If i
sensed resistance, i would be as persuasive as i know how to explain the benefits we can
all gain from working together, and the problems we, the company and our customers
will experience if we don?T.?

Why do you want to peruse a career in hr? There are better


growth opportunities in marketing!
I hv choosen hr as my career option bcoz i firmly believe that my personal traits of being
good at relationship nd i hv the quality and confidance to choose right people for the
right job nd i want to b d part of the organisation instead of rooming in the market

I have chosen hr as my career option because my personal attitude of being good at


relationship with people and i have the quality and confidence of controling human
resource in a right manner and according to me it has a better future than marketing.

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Where do you see yourself five years from now?


Reassure your interviewer that you?Re looking to make a long-term commitment?That
this position entails exactly what you?Re looking to do and what you do extremely well.
As for your future, you believe that if you perform each job at hand with
excellence, future opportunities will take care of themselves.

Example: ?I am definitely interested in making a long-term commitment to my next


position. Judging by what you?Ve told me about this position, it?S exactly what i?M
looking for and what i am very well qualified to do. In terms of my future career path,
i?M confident that if i do my work with excellence, opportunities will inevitable open up
for me. It?S always been that way in my career, and i?M confident i?Ll have similar
opportunities here.?

I have a high commitment for my future, i wll do my job with the same exilence. And my
goal is...

Describe your ideal company, location and job?


The only right answer is to describe what this company is offering, being sure to make
your answer believable with specific reasons, stated with sincerity, why each quality
represented by this opportunity is attractive to you.

Remember that if you?Re coming from a company that?S the leader in its field or from a
glamorous or much admired company, industry, city or position, your interviewer and
his company may well have an ?Avis? Complex. That is, they may feel a bit defensive
about being ?Second best? To the place you?Re coming from, worried that you may
consider them bush league.

This anxiety could well be there even though you?Ve done nothing to inspire it. You must
go out of your way to assuage such anxiety, even if it?S not expressed, by putting their
virtues high on the list of exactly what you?Re looking for, providing credible reason for
wanting these qualities.

If you do not express genuine enthusiasm for the firm, its culture, location, industry,
etc., you may fail to answer this ?Avis? Complex objection and, as a result, leave the
interviewer suspecting that a hot shot like you, coming from a fortune 500 company in
new york, just wouldn?T be happy at an unknown manufacturer based in topeka,
kansas.

Why do you want to change the present company?


At present i am working in technical side but, i lost interest in that field because i can not
handle the problems. Because of interestless work my working ability comes down day
by day. That's why i turned towards that type of job which is tension free.

For better future. This is better answer compzretively above.

104.may i contact your present employer for a reference

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Answers:

Express your concern that you’d like to keep your job search private, but that in time, it
will be perfectly okay.

My present employer is not aware of my job search and, for obvious reasons; i?D prefer
to keep it that way. I’d be most appreciative if we kept our discussion confidential right
now. Of course, when we both agree the time is right, then by all means you should
contact them. I’m very proud of my record there.

Give me an example of your creativity (analytical skill? Managing ability, etc.)

Remember from question 2 that you should commit to memory a list of your greatest
and most recent achievements, ever ready on the tip of your tongue.

If you have such a list, it’s easy to present any of your achievements in light of the
quality the interviewer is asking about. For example, the smashing success you
orchestrated at last year? Trade show could be used as an example of creativity, or
analytical ability, or your ability to manage.

What kind of person would you refuse to work with?


Do not be trivial. It would take disloyalty to the organization, violence or lawbreaking to get
you to object. Minor objections will label you as a whiner.

The person who is negligible and dishonest to the work, and who will always be an obstacle
to the others in the company.

I don't like the people who can't dare to think higher and may discourage the team.

1. Person who is dishonest to work.


2. Who is not co-operative.
3. Who is not punctual and try to act over-smart

I dislike those person who don't dare to face challenges and who always interrupt others
while work

Would you lie for the company ?


Try to avoid choosing between two values, giving a positive statement which covers all bases
instead.

Example: ?I would never do anything to hurt the company..?

If aggressively pressed to choose between two competing values, always choose personal
integrity. It is the most prized of all values.

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Why you want to change ?


I am so much able to achieve more here of the oppurtunity u would give me.thats the reason i
want to achieve be among people like u and learn more

In every life change is constent so, i want to be work under this organizetion

I want to change for my growth and also to learn and gain more knowledge as your company
is a brand name in this.......field.so, obviously i have more options to learn here and to
increase my potential.

108.give an answer with an example how i should answer for tell about yourself? Answers:

I will give an example: i am x from bangalore. I am extrovert positive attitude and


flamboyant in nature. Regarding my education i completed my 10th from .....in 19...with
%(mention if its really good).and 12th from ......in 19.. With %.after that being a techno
savvy i joined .....engineering college. I completed my be (branch) in 19... With %.then
comes your professional experience .after that just give a sneak preview about your family.
That?S all about your introduction.if you wanna add some more spice..you are welcome.

Always talk about your achievement!!

Be confident, energetic and don?T panic and nervous.

What should i answer if my interviewer asks me about my short and long term goals.tell me with
some example?

The short term goal is what u wants to be at present and the long term goal is what u wanted
to be in future ie., may be after 5 or more years or less.
For ex, suppose u r trying in it based on development side, then u can say ie., for present, that
u want be a software programmer or .net developer and for future, u can say to be the project
leader/manager or at the top position in it.

For the short term goals you can say that at present i want to start my career with a reputed
company like yours.or you can focus on something on non technical part like you want to
learn guitar..etc
for the long term goal you can say that you aim high and look to become group leader or
project manager or occupy some good position in the organzation

Short goals: means present goals which you can collect to fulfill your long term goals.
Example : you want to learn asp.net, and new technologies and get experience in that. So that
u can achieve long term goals

long-term goals: to be a director/ manager at a reputated organization.

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Do you think you are overqualified for this position?


Traps: the employer may be concerned that you’ll grow dissatisfied and leave.

Best answer: as with any objection, don’t view this as a sign of imminent defeat. It?S an
invitation to teach the interviewer a new way to think about this situation, seeing advantages
instead of drawbacks.

Example: i recognize the job market for what it is a marketplace. Like any marketplace, it’s
subject to the laws of supply and demand. So overqualified can be a relative term, depending
on how tight the job market is. And right now, it’s very tight. I understand and accept that.

I also believe that there could be very positive benefits for both of us in this match.

Because of my unusually strong experience in ________________ , i could start to contribute


right away, perhaps much faster than someone who’d have to be brought along more slowly.?

There’s also the value of all the training and years of experience that other companies have
invested tens of thousands of dollars to give me. You’d be getting all the value of that without
having to pay an extra dime for it. With someone who has yet to acquire that experience, he’d
have to gain it on your nickel.

I could also help you in many things they don’t teach at the harvard business school. For
example (how to hire, train, motivate, etc.) When it comes to knowing how to work well with
people and getting the most out of them, there’s just no substitute for what you learn over
many years of front-line experience. You company would gain all this, too.

From my side, there are strong benefits, as well. Right now, i am unemployed. I want to
work, very much, and the position you have here is exactly what i love to do and am best at.
I’ll be happy doing this work and that’s what matters most to me, a lot more that money or
title.

Most important, i’m looking to make a long term commitment in my career now. I’ve had
enough of job-hunting and want a permanent spot at this point in my career. I also know that
if i perform this job with excellence, other opportunities cannot help but open up for me right
here. In time, i’ll find many other ways to help this company and in so doing, help myself. I
really am looking to make a long-term commitment.

Note: the main concern behind the overqualified question is that you will leave your new
employer as soon as something better comes your way. Anything you can say to demonstrate
the sincerity of your commitment to the employer and reassure him that you’re looking to
stay for the long-term will help you overcome this objection.

No sir/madam,
i think i m very well qualified for this position.

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What qualities do you look for in a boss?


The main thing that should be present is that .....at no point of time, i should feel like i have
nothing to learn from him( either proffesionally or personally).

He should have a positive attitude, care-taking person, try to understand and solve the
employee's problems. Should appreciate the work done by an employee even if it is trivial.
By doing so, the qulaity of work by that employee will be raised.

He should be approachable,friendly as well as should be able to manage resources


effectively.

How to properly answer what is your motivation to make a


career/job change ?
According to me-- work of my interest in challanging and friendlly atmosphere is the only
motivation for me because with these two conditions ican give my best to the company and
with this i can be more finacially and professionlly strong simultaneouslly.

Why do you want to join in industry?


Example: first start,like this" my parents named me as venkata manohar,but most of my
friends call me as manohar",then tell about u'r goal(what is ur aim)next go to u'r educational
details like ur pg,under graduation,+2,ssc.come in descending order.next tell about your
skills,strengths and achievements elaborately for more than a minute.if they tell thats all.then
u can add about u' family back gound.all the best.b.v.manohakuppam engineering
college,kuppam.

If already hr called you by your name, so never start from your name,start from where you
belong, then educational background, technical qualification, family, interest, experience,
career objective, strength, achievement....

E.g. I belong to delhi, i have done bis from ip university delhi, i am pursuing mba from
symbiosis, i have done mcse and ccna curriculum, i am having one year diploma in hardware
and networking from gurukul, i have done the mcse certification. I have done the pse
certification. Lablablab...........

What is your weakness?


Generally this question will be asked to know the attitude of the candidate.. We can give answers
which doesn't affect impression about our skills..for example we can say that eating chocolates
etc..if you want your answer to be professional you can give smart answers like " i cant relax untill
the work assigned to me is completed.. I dont know whether it is my weakness or strength " such
answers may create some positive opinion about us.. But please remember whatever answer you
give it should not sound like you are prepared answers.. It should be like just spontaneous answer.

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What is management interview ?


Management interview clearly means interview by a manager / group head / managing
director / vice president level.

This will often be a 5-10 mins session where u might have to talk about yourself and the
skills u bring on board.

Then mostly the person who is interviewing u will talk more than u. So be empathetic

What good books have you read lately?


Unless you?Re up for a position in academia or as book critic for the new york times, you?Re
not expected to be a literary lion. But it wouldn?T hurt to have read a handful of the most
recent and influential books in your profession and on management.

Consider it part of the work of your job search to read up on a few of these leading books.
But make sure they are quality books that reflect favorably upon you, nothing that could even
remotely be considered superficial. Finally, add a recently published bestselling work of
fiction by a world-class author and you?Ll pass this question with flying colors.

If for a psu if question .comes like what u can contribute


towards the progress of company then what should be the
answer?
As ii a psu i will try my for the progress of the company i will contribute time, my
knowledge, skills,

Being an it graduate, why you want to join a bpo?


I would like to join the bpo because as i'm a fresher so that i'm not much have interaction
with the industry so by joining this i can gain knowledge about the market and people which
will help me in future.

If you had enough money to retire right now, would you?


Answer yes if you would. But since you need to work, this is the type of work you prefer. Do
not say yes if you do not mean it.

No,not at all. Empty mind is devil's home.rather than retiring ,i will prefer to give my
knowledge
to freshers of your company in traning.

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It depends on the need of the organization that what they want.it will be more benefecial to
take the decision according to the organizational point of view.

No,as i am a positive learner & believe in learning new things. So i will never quit.

No,i need to horizon my knowledge and survive in my fascinate job

How do you feel about reporting to a younger person


(minority, woman, etc)?
You greatly admire a company that hires and promotes on merit alone and you couldn?T
agree more with that philosophy. The age (gender, race, etc.) Of the person you report to
would certainly make no difference to you.

Whoever has that position has obviously earned it and knows their job well. Both the person
and the position are fully deserving of respect. You believe that all people in a company,
from the receptionist to the chairman, work best when their abilities, efforts and feelings are
respected and rewarded fairly, and that includes you. That?S the best type of work
environment you can hope to find.

Why do you want to join in industry?


Industry is the place where the graduates are applying there skills and knowledge. They learn
respective instructions there. So fell industries is the best way.

Do you know anyone who works for us?


This question is for only reference purpose...........if u have tell otherwise leave this

If you do not know anybody simply say that no problem. It is just for conformation like
information.

Why you are not selected in earlier companies?

Why we select you?

Why not you join ncc or nss during ur course work?

Your aim is to become engineer then why join mba?

Well! At that situation i failed to represent my skills properly, but after that i found the
mistakes what i have done at that period and got well trained myself to show my skills and
my talent. Now i am capable to show my skills that's what i have.

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In previous companies they think that my profile does not coincides with their requirement
so,
now i think i am qualified and profile exactly coincides with ur requirement, as i have
optimistic and positive thinker, so you can select me
as i am very much studious and i had some personal commitment i cannot
i thought i have some technical skills regarding mba so if can combine both it would be a
better output

Why did u choose this career?


According to me i can enhance my skill and knowledge in this career and i feel that i have
more opportunities here to express myself.therefore i choose this as career.

Right from my childhood days i was very much interested in correcting the things which are
around. I have the passion to join the qa field in software and associate in getting a product
bug free to the maximum extent

I think this company & post which i applied for suits me & my career skills very much.i also
think this organization is one of the leading companies in ...... Field.so i think it would be
good for me if i become a part of this organization to groom myself in this field.

I choose the software line.bcoz i konw it never goes down.but u ask what is the present
situation?This situation is not permanent.its only a cyclic turn up...

This career prompt me with the knowledge and skills which i can use my throughout life. As
managing human asset is the precious most inportant thing in life.

Because here my skills are match to this field and i can also enhance my present skills and
also this is the only field where i can so my skills better either choosing other fields....

How long would you expect to work for us if hired?


If there will be growth in this job and i will meet with great opportunities and i will learn
more advance so i think there is no reason for consider leaving.

When i feel that i am contributing and that my contribution is recognized and i do want to
make long term commitment.

I'm really looking for a long term commitment with a company where i can fully utilize my
skills & grow professionally.

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I have always nourished and believed in having long term commitments. But recently i had
been watching a news channel where i heard that this world is going to end by 2012. So may
be till that time.

Where ever there is a chance of growth in career and my skills is don't want to move to
another organisation. If you fulfill my needs i want to commit myself for the long term to
develope myself along with the organisation

Where ever there is a chance of growth in career and my skills i don't want to move to
another organisation. If you fulfill my needs i want to commit myself for the long term to
develope myself along with the organisation

I m looking for a career in this org, not just a job.if i continue growing & am justly rewarded
for my contribution, there is no reason i would not have long association with this company.

Tell me about your dream job.


Stay away from a specific job. You cannot win. If you say the job you are contending for is it,
you strain credibility. If you say another job is it, you plant the suspicion that you will be
dissatisfied with this position if hired. The best is to stay genetic and say something like: a
job where i love the work, like the people, can contribute and can't wait to get to work.

Sir actually i want maq software company papers but no question paper in ur vyoms please
send me papers.please...........

Where i can work with my full efficiency, from seniors i learn new things and self
developement is possible.

A job which is challenging and satisfies me as well as organizational goals is my dream job

A job in a result oriented organisation where my acquire,skils and knowledge can be utilized
and we both can work in win-win spirit

I dont want to have a monotonous working lifestyle so it would be somewhere i am allowed


to work with people from various background and since i am a gypsy at heart i would love it
if my job takes me to different parts of world so that i get inspiration and learn somethingh
new every other day at work....

My dream job is to be a ceo


to be able to utilize my experience, skils & prove my self

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A good govt employee and helping the poor people

A job where i love the work, like the people, can contribute and can't wait to get to work.
Where i can work with my full efficiency, from seniors i learn new things and self
developement is possible.
A job which is challenging and satisfies me as well as organizational goals is my dream job
a job in a result oriented organisation where my acquire,skils and knowledge can be utilized
and we both can work in win-win spirit

Do your skills match this job or another job more closely?


I would try to utilise my skills according to the job given to me...

Nobody is perfect so i think work creat skills

Being an it professional.,i think the skills tat i hav wil more likly suite the company.....
And ability to learn new language for a project is quite easy for a person from same
domain.....i will suite tis job

What do you know about this organization?


A good organisation with perfect management.i heard that in this organisattion i can gain knowledge
and good atmosphere.

If its for a good renowned company then its better to go through the company website and
know what's the company profile and whats their achievements/successes and branches &
other details.

According to me, a company websites plays an important roles in giving all the information
related to that organization compleatly.

How long would you expect to work for us if hired?


I worked for my previous employer ... Years. That demonstrates my loyalty. So, as long as
the work is challenging, and i will have growth and training potential, i will be happy to work
here.

As long as i get to learn new things and have the scope to enhance my skills, i will be happy
to work here.

You could provide an answer along the lines of ?I like the way your company is continuing to
expand and i would like to be part of that on a long term basis. So i would like to think that i
could continue to work for you for a lengthy period of time providing my career continues to
progress?.

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This the posotion which is quite suitable with my qulifications and it will give enough
exposure to my bright career. So, as long as work is challanging i will be happy to be here.

This is directly proportional to availability of new challanges/ task for my career growth in
the long way.

As long as both we feel i am contributing and improving

If i select in your company i will maintain the relationship with co workers and do work for
achieve the organisational goals.

As long as we both feel that i am doing the good.

Maximum 10 hours , but if required i can work for 18 hours

I can see that your company is showing a growth since many years so i ll b glad to be a part
of this company and i would like to work as long as there are scopes to gain new knowledge
and do a challenging work.i have always been looking for a company where my skills and
knowledge will be highly appreciated and now i feel that my search has finished now.

I want to start up with one company and end with the same.by which i would have the
reputation in that company.

It will your decesion that how will you use me if company provide me good salary and
promotions according to my performance than my dedication will always for company.

I would work in this company as long as job is challanging and practical.

I want to work for long term may be more than 2yrs ,where i can nurture my skills and
contribute to the organisation in achieving the organisational goal.

Do you have any questions for me?


Usually employer asks this question to test your interest in the company. Hence you should
ask questions to show keen interest to join the company.

E.g., do you provide any training, if i am employed?; what do you expect from the
prospective employees in this job?; what is the criterion for growth in this company? Etc...

Remember that dont ask too many questions and whatever you ask, the question should be
genuine and inquisitive.

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Since only genuine questions have to be asked you may ask something related to this in a
very polite manner:
"since i am living in a world of rapid changes where technology has never been new for a
week so will i get the required framework in the area of my employment"

First i will check the working of the company and i would like to meat the chairman of the
company after that i will take any decisen

If i was not selected, tell for what reason i was not selected,i will improve for the next
interview.

Can you just explain me what will be my role if iam selected

If i selected than i will do great try to achive the organizational goal


and if i don't selected in your organization i will improve my self and ready to next
challenges.

May i know the company profile, so that it gives help to me for understand to my work.

What attracted you to this organization?


Can i have your feedback so that i can learn the pros and cons about my performance and
hence improve myself?

How you are feel when time spending with me?

When did u are going to hire me?

What irritates you about co-workers?


This is a trap question. Think real hard but fail to come up with anything that irritates you. A
short statement that you seem to get along with folks is great.

Nothing irritates me, every individual is different. Everybody has negative as well as positive
points. If u look at things from their angle, things would seem more clear and analytical.

This time is the time of cut throught competition. What really irritates me is sometimes for
aur small interests we forget human values. In companies we sometimes take the credits we
dont deserve. Thats what really irritates me.

Nothing is irritates. Every people is different and everdy body has negative as well as positive
so if u look at things from their angle that would seem more clear and good.

Lot of political matter has disturb u in your work and you are not attend your work properly.

Nobody is perfect.so everyone commit mistakes.your view is what matters.what you feel so
right may be wrong to others.so have mutual respect.then no irritation exists.

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What is your achievement?

Why you feel proud of your work?

Why should i hire you?

I feel proud of my work because i am a smart working person, and quick witted and can
conclude any type of typical situations.

I have all the qualities required for this job coupled with good communication skills and can
achieve the goals with good figure of merit.

1. My experience and enhanced skills, which i developed after coming this industry is my
achievement. Due to that now i feel more confident and eligible to do the work in
professional manner.

2. I never proud on my work, in my view proud is similar to over-confidence. Yes, i am


happy and satisfy with my present achievement and work.

3). I can suggest you to hire me because you sat here to analyze mine skill and experience. If
you feel my skills met the requirement of respective position then you would hire me. Yes, i
applied here because i think my skills and experience, can justify with the respective position.

My qualification matches your requirement and i have technical knowledge,communication


skills.that's why you should hire me.

A creative designer of software.i will be punctuality of my work.i will do hard work with
sincerity.

1. I proud of my work because i am able to handle work under complicated situations with a
greater understanding which earns positive result.

2. Yes i suggest you to hire me , because i am confident that i am able to add some value to
the organization for whom i work.

Experience & confidence is my biggest achievement

My greatest achievement is i am an hr professional something i wanted to be long before.i am


hard working and committed to work given which has shown great results, so i am confident.

I am a smart worker and a good team player so that i can handle any situation without getting
tensed. This is what an organization needs that's why you
should hire me

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What would you most like to accomplish if you had this job?
First i observe the environment in the company premises.then i accomlplish friendly manner
with each n every one

First, i will get well with the people or team by utilising my strong interpersonal skills.

To accomplish friendly manner within the organisation & recognition,i.e landmark


contribution by me should be recognised by my competitors.

What do u want to do with your life?


I want be as a director in esteemed organization......!!!

I want to grasp a reputed position in a esteemed organization and want to be more dependent
financially, professionally and reputed position in society.

The designation will become higher when the thinks going around us made to br corrected
and solved. The individual who has the right capacity to solve the problem in all the situation
will be considered as a leader. The leader or the managers will be a called as high designator

What is the amount of pf and esi for employee to deducted ?


In calculating the deduction part of the salary, in terms of pf ,12% of basic+da is deduted, &
it can be equally contibuted by employee & employer. In term of esi, 6.50% of basic+da is
being deducted from employees salary & employer contributed 4.75% and employee
contibuted 1.75%.

From the employee salary pf deducts by 12% of the basic + da and esi deducts by 1.75% of
gross salary.
Employer contributes 13.61% of basic + da towards pf (8.33% towards pension and 3.67%
towards edli= admin expenses)and 4.75% of gross towards esi.

In pf employee share =12% and employer share =13.61%


in esi employee share =1.75% and
employer share =4.75%

Pf employee share(basic+vda) =12% and employer share =13.61%


in esi employee share(basic+vda+hra) =1.75% and
employer share (basic+vda+hra)=4.75%

What is ergonomics?
The branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation
between workers and their environments

Ergnonomic is term that tends to describe the relationship between workers and it working
environment. I.e safety, efficiency etc.

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Ergonomics is the science of designing the job, equipment, and workplace to fit the worker.

Ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding
of interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies
theory, principles, data and methods to design in order to optimize human well-being and
overall system performance.

Ergonomics: the science of designing the job, equipment, and workplace to fit the worker.

Ergonomics is a study of human behaviors in the organisation.so it plays a vital role to


understand any person for hr manager

It deals with that branch of science which help us to study the human behaviour and the
environment in which he is working.

The study of the interaction between people and the environment in which they work.

Understanding among employee and environment that describe the whole atmospheric
situation,to hr.

What motivates you to do your best on the job?


First of all i am a workohlic and i cannot sit idle.so the motivation to do the best work comes
to me naturally.but if asked what actually motivates me then i would say its the satisfaction
that i get after a whole day of work that keeps me going.

Hungry for success. Try to learning new everyday from work from senior or from juniors.

interest in job extracts best out of me.

The only quote which live in my mind is..quest for perfection..


Crossing one hurdle then another in search to be a perfectionist is my driving force..

First of all i get bored of sitting idle with no work in hand and second thing is that i want to
drive towards the goals which i have set so i want to work hard also my positive attitude
motivates me to do my best on job.

I feel that gud job means where you find gud culture nd gud working environment nd which u
do satisfactorily. I would like to say that i m highly motivated by my confidence.

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The two things which motivates me are


1) work stisfication
2) nature

Why did you leave your last job?


Stay positive regardless of the circumstances. Never refer to a major problem with
management and never speak ill of supervisors, co-workers or the organization. If you do,
you will be the one looking bad. Keep smiling and talk about leaving for a positive reason
such as an opportunity, a chance to do something special or other forward-looking reasons.

As every org. Having the scale limitation for any position, i felt same for my last job. I think i
have spent fare enough time to grow my personnel skills as well as org. Goals. Now its time
to move and looking for more special and creative then the last time. Here i am, as i heard
and read about this org. I think i can perform, utilize and develop my skills here for achieving
the org. Goals as well as my own skills.

There is not room for growth with my current position and iam ready to move on to a new
challenge.

I am intrested to job with more responsibility and i am very ready to take challanges with use
my skills and experiances which i have in past.

I am looking for more opportunity and more responsibility so that i can devote my full
dedication towards more and more productive work.and play a key role in an organization

Since there is no further scope to improve my position and no room for further growth. I am
looking for a change which give me better opportunity where i could prove myself and wanna
get more better and better prospects.

I like to change my career in a right path

Be positive... Dont blame the ur manager or ur co workers it shows that ur not a team player...
Try to be confident and tell ur desire to work with good brand

Because there is always a room for improvement & hence i want to improve my skills more
with this job & also multiply my productivity.

Why u choose mba after doing graduation in science stream?


My parents wanted me to be a good employee, so i graduated in science.
I wanted to be the boss of employees, so i did mba

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By doing an mba, we will get an exposure to the management. Job opportunities will also get
broader. Moreover, if we get an mba degree from a reputed institute, good salary package
will be available. Those people who are having good interpersonal skills get an edge.

Ilike science verymuch,so i studied biotech.my attitutde is very near to management and i
thought to do mba to get more success.

Yes ,i choose mba after science stream because i want to become a good manager post in
reputed field,in small age &want to become a good manager in my life

I thnk science gives more basic knowledge as compare 2 othr streams. Management gives
challenging, good package,reputed job.

Science provides and help us in clearing concepts as practical knowledge is there which helps
in getting cause-effect relationship which helped me in clearing all the concept of mgmt in
depth...!!

I've done graduation from science because science is the only stream where i get the basic
knowledge which is very important in our day to day life .but thinking of future mba has
good personality,job profile.it is one of the way to go in the higher position in any company
.it has broad scope.

Mba gives us more management knowledge than other degrees

When asked the question tell me about yourself,what sort of


answer should i give?
Your answer should contain ur name,ur studies, strength, weakness. Hobbies, interests, likes,
dislikes,etc..

U can start with your name, education background (ur degree, where u graduated from, ur
achievements, if any), den go describing about ur family background, ur interests, what r u
doing currently. Ideally you should be able to give a summary of your resume through this
answer

Ur name ,educational background, ur abilities to do the job if u tell ur weakness then u say
how to handling ur weakness and also have how to organise the team this will help u lot

Well start your ans the way that it should include everything about u like ur education,area of
interest,ur talent,skills,family background so that nothing is left to ask u,about u?

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Why have you taken hr as your major and marketing as minor


subject?
I am a people's person, always wanted to deal with human capital so as i choosed hr as major
and though marketing also deals with skills like concincing power, narrating, innovative,
think out of the box, solve real time problem so they have a major linkage in them....

The carrier i choosed m.b.a is because of hr only. Hr is the only area we can able to know the
behaviour,attitude,psychology of a individual.i have to work for the human problem,issues
their values and thoughts.marketing also deals with the customer of different types but their
solving of problems will come under hr

What motivates your best work?


Consider the job. If you need praise or excitement or deadlines, not all jobs offer these. Give
an example.i feel that good job means where you find good culture and good working
environment & which you do satisfactorily, enthusiastically and confidently with high spirit
of excellency. Therefore i would like to state that i am highly motivated by my confidence to
excel in my life. It is obvious for some people the motivation is required but for some others
their confidence is sufficient.i.e they are self starters and i believe that i am a self starter to do
a good job

How do you plan to achieve your career goals?


First of all the things we've to set up a time to think about our goals for at least 10 minutes. Then we
can like our goal which we think. I can achieve it by showing more interest and care.

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