Which Interview Question Do You Fear the Most?

This is your first job interview. Or your umpteenth job interview. You still have the fear of answering that one question. There are some questions that every interviewer asks at job interviews and it is very important to be well-prepared to answer it. How to Answer Interview Questions easily and hide that nervousness is what every candidate is concerned about.

Naukrigulf conducted a poll and asked its readers- Which interview question do you fear the most?

The options given below:

– What’s your biggest weakness?

– Where do you see yourself in five years?

– Why do you think you would be a good fit for our company?


The NaukriGulf Career café poll outcome revealed the interview fear of job hunters. When it comes to tell the biggest weakness, many job seekers still dread this question. Out of the total votes received, 41% job seekers are still not comfortable to answer this one.

Another classic question asked at job interviews – Why do you think you would be a good fit for our company?-This received 38% votes by NaukriGulf readers making it another question they would love to skip.

Many interviews ask jobseekers – Where do you see yourself in five years?

21% of NaukriGulf readers find this one job interview question difficult to answer.

Random questions are part of the job interviews and depending on the company culture and goals, interviewers ask questions. You can rehearse commonly asked questions, but when some oddball stuff comes your way, think before answering. Practice and answer the job interview questions focusing on your skills and qualifications.

To be successful in job interviews, its takes practice, research and persistence.

Some Tips to face Job Interviews with ease:

1.  Get to the Interview venue early

2.  Speak Clearly

3.  Maintain Eye contact when answering

4.  Be submissive in your body language

5.  You may ask questions, from time to time

6.  A firm handshake

7.  Wear a pleasant smile


The Naukrigulf Careertips poll was conducted from August 2013 to June 2014.

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About Shipra Sinha

Shipra Sinha is content and social media marketer and a digital marketing enthusiast. A post graduate in English, the digital marketing bug bit her for good. She creates valuable posts, infographics and social media pieces with a blend of research, planning and personality for Infoedge India’s websites. Strictly follows ‘waste not, want not’. A lifelong learner with globetrotting dreams, she currently lives in New Delhi.

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