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30 What was the last book you read? 

The question about books at the interview has become very relevant lately. It confuses applicants because it is unexpected, can be considered personal, and not everyone reads books avidly. Like many other common interview questions, this question has no correct answer. 

Possible answers to “What was the last book you read?”: 

“I like to read books on human psychology, real stories, and philosophical novels. First, I like to read them. But I also find that they help me broaden my horizons and learn many things I can use in my sales work.” 

Tips for answering the question “What was the last book you read?”: 

  • Think about what book you could discuss in an interview. You can choose any book you’ve recently read and feel comfortable reviewing it for another person. 
  • Mention why you like the book in the answer for this one of the most common interview questions. 
  • When describing a book, try to apply its content to the position. 

What mistakes should not be made when answering the question “What was the last book you read?”: 

  • Answering this one of the most popular interview questions it is not a good idea to say that reading is a waste of time. 
  • Listing books that you think will make you more intelligent in the eyes of the employee. Instead, name two books you recently read: professional and fiction. Thus, you will show that you are developing as a specialist and a person. 
  • Talking about books, you haven’t read. So you never know if the interviewer has read it and will ask for details. 
  • Say that you prefer watching movies and series to reading. 

While there is nothing you can do to guarantee success, preparing rough answers to the above job interview questions can increase your chances of performing well in an interview and help you make a great impression every time. 

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