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Interview questions and Answers for HR Round, Soft Skill, Salary Negotiation

If you are in information technology (IT) industry and working as a software engineer or developer, project leader, manager, database administrator, you may need to give interview very often, as attrition rate of our industry is very high, so be prepare for that. Interviewing of technical job position is very difficult as you have to demonstrate your "soft skill" in terms of your communication skills, personality and your "hard skill" means programming, analytical, implementation knowledge.

Tips for success in technical interview

  1. Get enough information about the organization and product.
  2. Practicing for technical question answer
  3. Practicing for personal, general topics, other than technical question
  4. Review the job description and profile.
  5. Be on time
  6. Follow Up, don't let them forget about you
  7. Be ready for technical test and hands on exercise
  8. Avoid arrogance
  9. Dress and personality
  10. Ask question, show interest for the post.
  11. Try to control the flow of interview, remain composed.
  12. Show confident, don't be confused
  13. Don't use jargon and tech term if you don't know the things in details.
  14. Don't try to misguide the interviewee as they are very experienced.

Salary Negotiation for IT job.

This is the probably the weakest area of for technical person. They are not from the sales and are not good in negotiators. Here is come tips for salary negotiations.
  1. Do a study of what is the salary trend.
  2. Do not mentioned your salary expected on the resume.
  3. Do not be harsh during salary negotiations.
  4. Talk with the employer in what frequency does the hike happen.
  5. Take care of hidden cost attached in salary, clarify what exactly you will get.

Non IT/Software/Database and HR Round related questions

  1. Can you say something about yourself?
  2. Why do you want to leave the current company?
  3. Where do you see yourself after three years?
  4. What are your positive and negative points?
  5. How much you rate yourself in .Net and C# in the range of 1 to 10 ?
  6. Do you work on Saturday and Sunday?
  7. Tell about your family background ?
  8. How much time will you need to join our company ?
  9. What is notice period for your current company ?
  10. How you handle pressure situation ?
  11. Why I should hire you ?
  12. Do you work late nights ?
  13. Do you like to work as a team or as individual ?
  14. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  15. What is the difference between confidence and over confidence?
  16. Can you work under pressure?
  17. What are your goals?
  18. How long would you expect to work for us if hired?
  19. How much salary do you expect?
  20. Why did you resign from your previous job?
  21. Why have you had so many jobs in last 2 years?
  22. Where do you see yourself 2 years from now?
  23. What do you know about this organization?
  24. Are you applying for other jobs?
  25. Are you a team player?
  26. Explain how you would be an asset to this organization?

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