What type of formal training have you had?
What fields have you worked in over the years?
What other training or experiences have you had that were helpful to you?
What other occupations did you consider before deciding on this one?
Describe briefly an average days activities.
What do you like best in your present position?
What do you dislike most about your present position?
What are the main problems or frustrations you encounter in your work?
What kinds of training or experiences would be helpful to the person entering your field now?
What advice do you have for someone considering your field today?
Are there related fields I should explore?
What interests do you have? Did they help you decide what job you wanted? Explain.
What school subjects do you use in your work and how? What subjects do you recommend someone taking in school that would help you in your job?
How has your particular job changed over the past 5-10 years? What do you think the job will be like in another 10 years?
How does this job support your way of living in terms of income, knowledge, working hours and leisure time?
Why is this job important to you?
Do you know of any common characteristics a person should possess to be successful in your field of work?