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Japanese Phrases related to job interview in Japan

Japanese QuestionsEnglish
自己紹介をお願いします
jiko shōkai o o negaishimasu
Please intoroduce yourself.
応募動機を教えて下さい
ōbo dōki o oshiete kudasai
Why did you apply for this job?
あなたの長所・短所を教えて下さい
anata no chōsho. tansho o oshiete kudasai
What is your strengths/weaknesses?
あなたの強み・経験をどう活かしますか?
anata no tsuyomi, keiken o dō ikasemasu ka?
How do you think your skills/experience match the position?
今までの仕事内容/経験を教えてください
ima made no shigoto naiyō/ keiken o oshiete kudasai
Tell us about your experience in your work.
なぜ今の仕事を辞めるのですか?
naze ima no shigoto o yameru no desu ka?
Why do you want to leave your current job?
将来は何がしたいですか?
shōrai wa nan ga shitaidesu ka?
What do you want to do(be) in your future ?
弊社の事で知っていることは何ですか?
heisha no koto de shitte iru koto wa nan desu ka?
What do you know about my company ?
趣味は何ですか
shumi wa nan desu ka
What is your hobby?
給料はいくらくらい欲しいですか?
kyūryō wa ikura kurai hoshī desu ka?
How much salary do you want ?

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