Success and Failure
Interview questions about
"success and failure" are important to the interviewers because these questions
help to see who you are and whether you're a good fit with the
Listed below are a few of
the possible interview questions that
you may be asked in the interview. Review each interview question
below to prepare yourself for the interview.
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Recall an incident where you made a major mistake. What did
you do after the mistake was made? What did you learn from this mistake?
What is the greatest failure you've had? What would you
have done differently?
What is the greatest
success you've had?
Tell us about a difficult situation that you encountered and
how you resolved it.
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Tell me about a time
when you tried and failed?
Has this ever happened to
you? No one expects perfection actually, employers are more
interested in your ability to cope, to learn from mistakes, and to deal
with others who are less than perfect. If you have an example,
certainly pick one that happened a while back, was not earth shattering in
the results, and one which you learned and applied this knowledge
This is a version of
'damning with faint praise' by picking an incident that was minor in scope
but, since you are so wise and are always willing to learn, has taught you
a valuable lesson.
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