Can You Answer These IT Interview Questions

Prepping for interviews for IT jobs usually involves going over your best possible answers for the standard interview questions.  Perhaps you get some feedback and some instructions from your IT staffing firms and technical recruiters.  Here are some questions that you, your IT recruiters and IT staffing agencies may not think of in your preparations.  It’s worth noting that even though these questions aren’t obvious to you, IT recruiting companies and IT staffing companies are likely to recognize them.  They’re among the top 50 asked interview questions.

1. How would you deal with an upset client/user?  This is a common question for helpdesk positions or positions that are client and user-facing.  It’s important to have ideas about how to respond to these questions.  It will set you apart from your competition.

2. What would you achieve in the first 30, 60, or 90 days on the job?  This question seems more fit for a Presidential candidate, but they’re pretty relevant to project-based IT work.  Don’t wing it—take time to think about how you could contribute quickly and in an impactful way to the company you’re interviewing with.


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