22 Common Translator Interview Questions

Interviews are stressful enough without having to prepare to answer questions that you might not be expecting.

This list of translation interview questions will give you a good idea of what top management is asking, and how they think about the industry.

  1. How would you describe your personality?
  2. How long have you been doing this job?
  3. What's a typical day like for you?
  4. What skills do you think are most important for someone in this position?
  5. What have you done to improve your skills or knowledge in the last year?
  6. What do you like about your job?
  7. What motivates you?
  8. How do you manage your time?
  9. How do you learn about new technologies and tools?
  10. What are your strengths?
  11. What are your weaknesses?
  12. Where do you see yourself in five years?
  13. What is your preferred working environment?
  14. How do you deal with conflict in the workplace?
  15. What achievements are you most proud of?
  16. What are some of the challenges you've faced in your career?
  17. What are your favorite things to do outside of work?
  18. How would your previous manager describe you?
  19. What are the most important skills for this role?
  20. Why did you choose this company?
  21. Why do you want to work here?
  22. Do you have any questions for us?