At what age do people usually begin to work in your country?   Leave a comment

  • At what age do people usually begin to work in your country?

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  • At what age do people usually retire in your country?
  • At what age would you like to retire?
    • What do you think you will do after you retire?
    • How much money do you think you need to retire with your lifestyle?
  • Can you talk about what a typical day at your current job is like?
  • Can you describe some of the people that you work with?
  • Can you describe your current job?
  • What was your first job?
  • Do women usually work after they get married in your country?
  • Do you ever work overtime?
    • If so, do you get paid more for overtime work?
  • Do you have a part-time job? If so, what do you do?
  • Do you have to attend a lot of meetings for your job?
  • Do you have to do a lot of paperwork?
  • Do you have to work overtime?
    • If so, how often?
    • Do you have to work on Sundays?
  • Do you know someone who has worked as an undertaker?
    • What is the job of a an undertaker?
    • Can women do this job or is it better for a man to be an undertaker?
  • Do you like your boss? Why or why not?
  • Do you like your job?
  • Do you like your job? Why or why not?
  • Do you think it is more important to make a lot of money or to enjoy your job?
  • Do you think it’s acceptable for women to be in the military? Why/why not?
  • Do you think people over 65 should be made to retire?
  • Do you think women and men should be paid the same for the same job?
  • Do you think women are good bosses?
    • Are there women bosses in your country?
  • Do you think your company is well run?
    • Do you think that the place where you work is well run?
  • Do you work on weekends?
    • Do you work on Sundays?
  • Does your mother work?
    • Does your mother work outside of the house?
  • Have you ever been promoted?
  • Have you ever taken any courses that specifically help you with the job you are doing now?
  • Have you ever worked on a farm?
    • Did you like it?
    • Would you like to go back on this farm job?
    • If not , why?
  • How do you like your work?
  • How have working conditions changed in recent years?
    • Do you think that working conditions have improved? If so, in what ways?
  • How long do you plan to continue working where you are?
  • How long have you been working at your present job?
  • How many days a week do you work?
  • How many hours a week do you work?
  • How many times have you been promoted?
    • When was the last time you were promoted?
    • Did you get a large pay raise at that time?
  • How much do you think a doctor should be paid a month?
  • How much money do you make? (Maybe this is not a good question to ask.)
  • How much money does a secretary get paid per week?
  • How old were you when you got your first job?
  • How well do you get along with your boss?
  • If you could own your own business, what would it be?
  • If you had to choose between a satisfying job and a well-paid one, which would you choose?
  • Is it common for men and women to have the same jobs in your country?
  • Is it easy to find a job in Canada? How about in your country?
  • Name three occupations that you could do. (For example, be a mortician)
    • Name three occupations that you could never do?
  • What are some common occupations in your country?
    • What are some common jobs for men in your country?
    • What are some common jobs for women in your country?
    • What are some jobs that children do?
  • What are some jobs that you think would be boring?
  • What are some jobs that you think would be fun?
  • What are some questions that are frequently asked in a job interview?
  • What are you responsible for?
  • What are you trying to do in order to find a job that you really like?
  • What do you do?
    • What’s your job?
  • What do you like most about that job?
  • What do you think is the best job? What do you think is the worst?
  • What do you think would be the most interesting job? The most boring?
  • What does your father do? (What does your father do for a living?)
  • What does your mother do?
  • What influenced your choice of job? (Why did you choose your job?)
  • What job do you want to have in five years’ time?
  • What job would you most like to have, if social/cultural boundaries did not apply? (How different are they?)
  • What job(s) do you wish to have in the future?
  • What jobs in your country are considered to be good jobs? Why?
  • What kind of volunteer work have you done?
  • What kind of work do you do?
    • What kind of work do you want to do in the future?
  • What plans have you made for your retirement?
  • What three adjectives would describe yourself as a worker?
  • What time do you get home from work?
    • Is it the same time every day?
  • What time do your start and finish work?
  • What would be your dream job?
    • Do you think it would be possible for you to get this job?
  • What’s one job you wouldn’t like to do? Why not?
  • What’s your brother’s occupation?
  • When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
  • When you were a child, what job did you want to have when you grew up?
  • Where do you work and what is your current job?
  • Where do you work?
  • Which job are you best at?
  • Which job would you never do?
  • Which jobs do you think are the most prestigious?
  • Who among the people you know has the most interesting job? What is it?
  • Why did you leave your last job – did you resign or were you sacked?
  • Would you be upset if your boss was a woman?
  • Would you consider the military as a career choice? Why or why not?
  • Would you consider yourself to be an ambitious person at work?
  • Would you describe yourself as a workaholic?
  • Would you like a job in which you traveled a lot?
  • Would you like a job that required you to sit at a computer all day?
  • Would you like to do the same job for the rest of your life?
  • Would you like to work in an office? Why or why not?
  • Would you rather be a doctor or a banker?
  • Would you rather work inside or outside?

  • What job would you most like to do?
  • What are the names of some of the people with that job?
  • Do you personally know any one with that job?
  • How long do you plan to keep it for?
  • When do plan to retire?
  • What other fields or work will that job make you qualified for?
  • What are the work details of that job; what will be your duties at that job?
  • What steps are required from you to become a/an…?
  • So, how long before fore you become a/an…; at what ages will you both start and finish this/each job/career?
  • What do you hope to spiritually gain from that job?
  • What do you wish to physically gain; what kind of things would you like to buy with your money?
  • How much money do you need to make to fulfill you dreams and desires?
  • If money weren’t a problem for you, which job would you prefer to have?
  • How does money affect your decisions?
  • How do your wants and desires affect your career options and goals?
  • How many years of schooling would you prefer to have?
  • Can you improve on the way things are now being done in the field you choose?
  • Which college courses are needed for you to be the very best in your field?
  • Which college courses are required for you dream job?
  • What other courses do you need to take so you can pursue your hobbies and personal interests?
  • Which of the classes mentioned above are you giving the highest priority? Why?
  • Who is the breadwinner (provider) in your family?
  • Who makes the most money in your family? (This may not be a “polite” question to ask.)
  • Is it common for people from your country to have one job for life?
  • Do you see any unfair labour practices in your country’s workforce?
  • Do you have an after-school job?
  • Would you like to have a management position?
  • What are the pros and cons of being a manager?
  • What are the qualities a good boss should have?
  • What is a fair wage for the skills you have?
  • Are there any jobs which can only be done by one gender?
    • If so, what are they?
    • What are some jobs that some people think only one gender can do, but can be done by either gender?
  • What should you not do during a job interview?
  • Who would you hire a employee with a lot of experience or an employee with a lot of education?
  • Have you ever worked?
  • Getting a Job
    • What is the difference between work and a job?
    • Do you have a job?
    • How did you get it?
    • Did you have to go to university to get it?
    • What is the name of your job?
    • Is it a popular job?
    • Is it a job mainly for men, or for women?
    • Did you need any special training to get your job?
      • What type of special training did you need?
      • How long and where was the training?
    • Is it an indoor, or outdoor job?
    • Which do you think most people prefer, indoor or outdoor jobs?
    • Does your job pay a good salary?
    • What are the advantages and disadvantages to your job?
    • Which do you think are some of the more demanding jobs?
      • Which are the least demanding jobs?
    • Which jobs are badly paid?
      • Which jobs are over-paid?
    • Which job are more popular than others, and why?
    • Is your job competitive?
    • What about promotions?
    • Is it too competitive?
    • How is your relationship with your co-workers?
    • Why would I choose you instead of the 50 others wanting this position?
  • These were submitted as possible job interviewquestions.
    • What degrees do you have?
    • How much experience do you have?
    • Where have you worked?
    • Why did you choose this employment?
    • How much would you like to earn?
    • Have you ever worked in this field?
    • Where would you like to work? Why?
    • Why do you find your job interesting?
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