SQL SERVER – Most Frequently Asked Generic Interview Questions

Tell me about yourself.

What experience do you have in this field? How many years of experience do you have in area you are applying for?

Why did you leave your last job? Why are you planning to leave your current job?

What do you know about this organization? Why do you want to work for this organization?

How would you describe your ideal job?

How long would you expect to work for us if hired?

What have you done to improve your knowledge recently?

What do co-workers say about you?

What irritates you about co-workers? What kind of person would you not work with?

Do you know anyone who works for us? (Relatives/Friends?)

What is your salary expectation?

Are you a team player or independent contributor?

What is your philosophy / ethics towards work?

Tell me about a problem you had with a supervisor?

How do you handle conflict at work?

How do you handle heavy stress at work?

What has motivated you to do your best on the job?.

What has disappointed you about a job?

What is your greatest strength? What is your weakest point?

How would you know you were successful on this job?

Would you be willing to relocate if required?

What have you learned from mistakes on the job?

If you were hiring a person for this job, what would you look for?

What has been your biggest professional disappointment or failure?

Do you think you are overqualified for this position?

How will you compensate for your lack of experience?

What do you see yourself doing five years from now?

What major problem have you had to deal with recently and how did you overcome?

Why should we hire you?

Do you have any questions for me?

Reference : Pinal Dave (https://blog.sqlauthority.com)

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7 Comments. Leave new

  • Hi Dave,

    This blog is really good.
    I have one question i.e, Why did you leave your last job? Why are you planning to leave your current job?

    this is what the question i face very difficult to answer so please tell me any good answer for above question so that i can finish my interview comfortably.

    Reply
  • freshclickmedia
    January 11, 2008 7:45 pm

    These questions are great, and don’t just apply to SQL Server jobs.

    Cheers.

    Reply
  • Dear dave,
    How can i download all ur articles and other articles in one step. Is there any way to download these articles in one step.

    deepak kumar

    Reply
  • Hi,
    Can you please send me the Standard SQL Queries with answers (which run on SQL Server2005) frequently asking Database testers in interviews

    Thanks in advance
    Sailaja

    Reply
  • Hi,
    Can you please send me the Standard SQL Queries with answers (which run on SQL Server2005) frequently asked.

    Thanks
    kiran

    Reply
  • can you pls send me sql databas interview question

    thanks
    thadeus

    Reply
  • what other features are there in sql2008 with compare to sql 20056

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