Interview Questions and Answers Examples For Each Profession (2021)

Check out our interview questions and answers examples for each profession. Ready to use tips and tricks for your upcoming job interview!

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Industry Interview Questions

  1. Why do you want to work in the public sector?
  2. Why do you want to work in the private sector?
  3. Why do you want to work for a nonprofit organization?
  4. Why do you want to work for a startup company?

Tricky Interview Questions

  1. Why is there a gap in your employment?
  2. Would you lie for a company?
  3. Are you actively looking?
  4. What other companies are you interviewing with?
  5. What do you really think about your previous boss?
  6. How long do you expect to work for this company?
  7. What is one negative thing your previous boss said about you?
  8. What did you like the least about your previous company?
  9. Could you have done better in your previous job?
  10. Can you explain why you’ve had so many jobs?
  11. What would you do if you won the lottery?
  12. If you were an animal, which one would you be and why?
  13. What is your tolerance for ambiguity?
  14. What would you do if you noticed a work colleague being harassed or bullied?

Salary Interview Questions

  1. What is your current salary?
  2. What are your salary expectations?
  3. What do you consider as a reasonable offer?
  4. Can you give a salary range?
  5. How does [$55,000/year] with 12 days PTO & full healthcare sound?


  1. What to say when you cannot answer an interview question?
  2. How to reduce job interview stress?