Top 22 “What If” Interview Questions for Your Job Interview

Job interviews are stressful and daunting for most of us. Some questions can make the interviews even worse.

We have put together a list of “if” questions for you to be prepared.

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Try your best to answer these questions and remember them during your the interview.

What if…

  •     If you couldn’t have this job, what job would you want to have?
  •     If you could do any job in the world what would it be?
  •     If Mars was a colonised planet, what job would you want to have there?
  •     If you had to work as a sport mascot, who would you want to be?
  •     If you were in a sitcom that took place in the ‘80s or ‘90s, which one would it be?
  •     If you could, would you ban conference calls or check-in meetings?
  •     If you could time travel to any period past or future, to what time would you go?
  •     If you could go anywhere on business travel, where would you go?
  •     If you could successfully drill to the core of the Earth, would you?
  •     If gravity disappeared, what is the first thing you’d do?
  •     If this job could have a “creative” job title, what would you want it to be?
  •     If you had one superpower, what would it be, and why?
  •     If there were no attire police, what would you wear to work?
  •     If you noticed that a co-worker made a mistake, how would you address it?
  •     If selected for this position, can you describe your strategy for the first 90 days?
  •     If someone on your team was slacking, what would you do?
  •     If your supervisor asked you to do something that you disagreed with, but that was not immoral or illegal, what would you do?
  •     If you were given an assignment outside your comfort zone, skill-wise, would you attempt it anyway or seek to pass it off to a colleague?
  •     If you retired tomorrow and wanted to start a wildly different second career, what would you do?
  •     If money were no object and you could go back to school to learn for fun, what would you study?
  •     If you were stranded on a desert island with unlimited food and water, what three additional things would you want to have with you and why?
  •     If you won the lottery today and had the time and resources to devote your life to one worthy cause, hobby or passion, what would it be?


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