Some Common Behavioral Questions

Tags: Interview #interview

  • Tell me about yourself

    • Under a minute
    • Personal - who you are
    • Professional - why you are a good fit
    • What level of involvement with the ML/DL/NLP
  • Career History

  • Educational Background

  • Project

    • What you did
    • Why you did
    • Impact - Positive / Negative
  • Why are you interested in ML?

  • What interests you about this position?

  • What do you hope to learn in your next job?

  • In your current role, for what types of problems are you the go-to person? If I asked others on your team this question, what would they say?

  • Explain a paper you really like

  • What have you done that you're most proud of

Communication Skill Check

  • Tell me about a time you had to give constructive criticism.
  • Tell me about a time you received critical feedback.
  • Have you ever disagreed with your manager? How did you address that?
  • How would your coworkers describe your communication style?
  • What was the most ambiguous project you’ve been part of? How did you handle it?
  • What kind of managerial style would bring out the best in you?

Personality Check

  • How would your colleagues describe you?
  • If you were interviewing a potential teammate, what traits would you look for?
  • If you needed a partner to solve a programming problem, how would you describe your ideal partner?
  • If you could go back to five years ago, what skill would you learn?
  • Tell me about a time when you faced a seemingly insurmountable challenge and how you overcame it.