What new features would you love to see? What are you looking for in a new position? So, how did Caballero fare after his initial shock? Of course, not always with ill intent—the interviewer might just be trying to make conversation—but you should definitely tie any questions about your personal life or anything else you think might be inappropriate back to the job at hand. Another seemingly innocuous interview question, this is actually a perfect opportunity to stand out and show your passion for and connection to the company. Nicole Williams, Monster contributor Nail even the toughest questions—when you're prepared.
4 thoughts on “Intimidating job interviews”
This doesn't have to be a direct connection; in fact, it's often more impressive when a candidate can make seemingly irrelevant experience seem very relevant to the role. How did you hear about the position?
Women tend to underestimate their overall job performance,  so be aware of that before you second-guess or undercut yourself, because it's unlikely to get you a job.
A great employee doesn't just fill an open slot on your org chart. Check out the company website and their "About Us" section.
Don't be thrown off by this question—just take a deep breath and explain to the hiring manager why you've made the career decisions you have. How did you handle the situation?