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Contract Interview Questions
Contract Interview Questions

Contract Interview Questions

Here are some contract interview questions that you are likely to get.

From Aussie contractor site

This article is aimed at helping you prepare properly for an interview.

Being forewarned is the secret of iT interview success.

Clients Interview Questions Used

These are just some general contract interview questions which our recruiters often use when interviewing candidates. So, how would you answer them?

1. Describe the type of client you’d most like to work for.

2. Describe the ideal role you’d play for the client.

3. So, how has your expertise made you prepared for this contract?

4. What accomplishment are you most proud of in previous contracts?

5. What was the most enjoyable training course you have taken as a contractor? Why?

6. What expectations did you meet, not meet in previous contracts?

7. List some obstacles you’ve encountered in previous contracts. So, how did you overcome these?

Contractor Experiences

8. If you were to make one suggestion to management, from your experiences as a contractor, what would that be?

9. Describe what you liked most about your previous contract.

10. How do you evaluate your own performance on a contract?

11. What do you consider to be your greatest strength?

12. What do you consider to be your greatest weakness? How do you, therefore,
overcome this?

13. What do you consider your biggest professional failure as a contractor or employee? So, what did you learn from that experience?

14. How do you keep up to date with trends in your industry?

Here are some questions you might want to ask

1. will I be working on the same way as permanent employees?

2. Who will I be reporting to? What is their background?

3. Do you offer any training, even if just on-the-job? Would I have to pay for it?

4. How do you evaluate the performance of a contractor?

5. What criteria do you use to measure success?

6. What opportunities are there for a contract renewal?

7. So, does the project have plans for expansion or reduction?

Hope this has been useful – and good luck if you have an interview coming up!

Julie Spencer is the Australian Marketing Manager of eurolinkglobal.

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