MBA Interview Questions - Work Experience

Top 100 Work Experience Questions asked in MBA Interviews
Candidates are often asked about their work experience in MBA interviews. Work Experience related questions can be related to :
1) Job Profile: The questions would typically relate to your day to day activities in the job and your responsibilities. Also about, how well you discharged your duties. For Example: What is your typical work day like?
2) Organization: Different verticals, financial performance, standing in the industry and most importantly how are you helping your organization achieve its goals?
3) Industry: Your competitors , the current growth rate or new developments in the industry
Given below is a comprehensive list of work experience questions asked in MBA interviews.
  • Describe your job profile.
  • Elaborate on your experience while working with IBM.
  • Elaborate on your work experience at Infosys.
  • Introduce your organization. What role you play in the organization? Tell us about your projects.
  • Explain your job responsibilities.
  • How will your current experience help you if you go on to become a manager?
  • For how many months have you taken a work experience?
  • Are you not happy with your job? Then why do you want to leave the company?
  • What kind of challenges have you faced at your workplace?
  • Describe the corporate structure of your organization.
  • Describe the current product that you have been working on. People say it is full of innovations. What is your take?
  • Did you face problems motivating your team?
  • Did you have foreign clients?
  • Discuss the appraisal process at Infosys. How has Infosys benefited you?
  • Do you think you are a bad performer and won't get a better opportunity?
  • Explain the concept of total quality management.
  • Explain the different levels of an organization.
  • Have you interacted with your customers?
  • How can you improve upon the current profile that you are working in?
  • How do you analyze the market?
  • What are the various services offered by your company?
  • Have you worked on any project in MS?
  • How do you do sales forecasting?
  • Apart from your regular work, what else have you done in your company?
  • How do you get the estimate for the time required to finish a project?
  • How do you ensure the productivity of your subordinates?
  • How good was your company?
  • How is quality measured at your job?
  • How is your company performing in the wake of recession?
  • How much time did you need to understand your client's business?
  • If rupee depreciates, Infosys (candidate's previous organization) earns more or less?
  • Is there any impact of the slowdown in the west on the business that your organization gets?
  • On which technology do you work?
  • Since your company has a high growth potential, then why do you want to leave the job and change the field?
  • So you are working in ONGC, how did you contribute to ONGC's success?
  • So you are working with TCS, which company did it recently acquire?
  • Explain your job profile as the magazine editor.
  • Tell us something about the CSR initiatives of your previous organization.
  • Tell me about the job sites that you have worked at.
  • Tell us about any one creative project that you undertook in your job.
  • There are 5 people working under you. How will you motivate and manage them?
  • What are the different modules of SAP?
  • What are the latest happenings in your industry?
  • What are your responsibilities as a team leader at Infosys?
  • What challenges did you face while in job?
  • What change would you like to bring in the management of your previous organization ?
  • What changes and advancements did you bring about in your company?
  • What did you learn in your previous job?
  • What differentiated your company from others in the same industry?
  • What do you think is the most important thing to make a project successful?
  • What have you gained during your employment with your previous organization?
  • What have you learnt while managing your venture?
  • How do you define an organization?
  • What is back end and front end of a product?
  • What is going to be your next role if you are promoted?
  • What is the annual revenue that your company generates?
  • What is the difference between a manager and a leader?
  • What is the importance of Communication in your business?
  • What is the rate of attrition at Infosys? So what is the reason behind this high rate of attrition that Infosys is facing?
  • What is the role of an Associate System Engineer?
  • What is the significance of the critical path?
  • What is the team size that you are leading?
  • What is your business strategy?
  • What kind of training did you receive in your job?
  • What platform does IBM work on?
  • What projects were you involved in during your job?
  • What revenues are generated by your project?
  • What services does your company deal in?
  • What things you keep in mind while entering into a new market?
  • What was the growth rate of your company?
  • What were the reasons for leaving your job?
  • What would be the opposite of back order processing?
  • What would you like to discuss? Your work-ex or Your Engineering?
  • Which foreign delegation have you handled?
  • Which technology and which platform are you currently working on?
  • Who are your major competitors?
  • Who has to answer if you do not do your job well?
  • Who is expected to be the next CEO of your company?
  • Who is the founder of your company?
  • Who tells you what to do in your job?
  • Who was the client and for how many months were you on bench?
  • Why are you leaving your Bank PO post? Why did you opt for Bank PO being an engineer in the first place?
  • Why are you looking to quit your job when you are doing well in a good company?
  • Why did you change your job?
  • Why did you join Infosys after doing B.tech in Electronics and Communication?
  • Why did you leave job in just 4 months?
  • Why do you switch jobs so early?
  • Why do you want to leave an obviously envied field to do an MBA?
  • Why do you want to shift from your field? Don't you find it interesting?
  • Why do you want to switch over from IT to management?
  • Why don't you want to stay in IT?
  • Why have you stuck so long with the same company?
  • Would you take the risk of giving an important task to your subordinate knowing that he might not do it well and you could incur a loss?
  • You are leading the pharmaceutical vertical! Who are your clients?
  • You have been to the US on work visa, what is the process to get a US visa?
  • You have data warehousing as a subject. Where is it used?
  • You have done Chemical Engineering. So why did you work in an IT firm?
  • You seem to have a lot of information in the field of IT. Why don't you do a PhD?
  • You've worked at Wipro. How was the work environment there?
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