• Tell me about a time when you were asked to do something you had never done before. How did you react? What did you learn?
  • Describe a situation in which you embraced a new system, process, technology, or idea at work that was a major departure from the old way of doing things.
  • Tell me about the biggest change that you have had to deal with. How did you adapt to that change?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to adjust to a colleague’s working style in order to complete a project or achieve your objectives


Culture Fit

  • What are the three things that are most important to you in a job?
  • Tell me about a time in the last week when you’ve been satisfied, energised, and productive at work. What were you doing?
  • What’s the most interesting thing about you that’s not on your CV?
  • What’s the biggest misconception your peers have about you and why do they think that?



  • Give an example of when you had to work with someone who was difficult to get along with. How did you handle interactions with that person?
  • Tell me about a time when you were communicating with someone and they did not understand you. What did you do?
  • Describe the best leader with whom you’ve worked. What part of their managing style appealed to you?
  • Can you share an experience where a project dramatically shifted directions at the last minute? What did you do?



  • Tell me about the last time something significant didn’t go according to plan at work. What was your role? What was the outcome?
  • Give me an example of a time when you felt you led by example. What did you do and how did others react?
  • Tell me about the toughest decision you had to make in the last six months.
  • Have you ever had to “sell” an idea to your peers or group? How did you do it? What were the results?


Growth Potential

  • Recall a time when your manager was unavailable when a problem arose. How did you handle the situation? With whom did you consult?
  • Describe a time when you volunteered to expand your knowledge at work, as opposed to being directed to do so.
  • When was the last occasion you asked for direct feedback from a Manager? Why?
  • What’s the biggest career goal you’ve ever achieved?



  • Tell me about a time when you had to juggle several projects at the same time. How did you organise your time? What was the result?
  • Tell me about a project that you planned. How did you organise and schedule the tasks?
  • Describe a time when you felt stressed or overwhelmed. How did you handle it?
  • Give an example of a time when you delegated an important task successfully