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Sample Communication Interview Questions 

  • Describe when you have handled rude, difficult, or impatient people.
  • A salesperson comes to talk to your boss without an appointment. How will you handle the salesperson?
  • Describe your communication style.
  • What knowledge and/or experience do you have in working with the media, including monitoring media coverage and preparing press kits and media pitches?
  • Give an example of a time when you were able to successfully communicate with another person, even when that individual may not have personally liked you.
  • In what instances is written communication better than verbal communication?
  • It can sometimes be challenging to provide courtesy to a customer, especially in a difficult or tense situation. Describe a time when you were faced with this challenge.
  • Tell me about a situation where you demonstrated good communication skills.
  • We all have had to work with someone who is very difficult to get along with. Give an example of when this happened to you. Why was the person difficult and how did you handle this person?
  • What are your strengths?
  • Tell me a situation where you demonstrated poor communication skills.
  • Describe your presentations skills and experience.
  • What does Communication Studies mean to you?
  • Tell me about a situation in which you were required to analyze and solve a complex problem.
  • Tell me about a team project you worked on. And what was your role?
  • How do you motivate yourself to complete unpleasant assignments?
  • What does Communication Studies mean to you?
  • What do you think is the most important skill in successful communication?



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