Senior workers questions

  • Why have you applied for this job?
  • Until what age do you want to work?
  • Will you be able to lift?
  • Why do you want to make a career change at this stage of your life?
  • Why do you still want to work?
  • Tell us about yourself.
  • What motivates you?
  • What irritates you about fellow workers?
  • Are you willing to work under a person who is a lot younger than you are?
  • How will you get along with fellow workers who are a lot younger than you are?
  • Do you have any health problems which may influence your ability to do?
  • Are you willing to travel?
  • Are you willing to work over weekends?
  • Why have you been unemployed for such a long period?
  • Do you have any related experience?
  • Are you willing to pay for your own medical insurance?
  • Why did you leave a job that was paying so well?
  • Do you have a pension?
  • Why should we employ you?
  • Are you computer literate?
  • Do you think that your skills are still relevant?
  • What training have you undergone to keep abreast with latest developments?
  • In what year did you graduate?
  • What do you like most about this job?
  • What do you dislike about this job?
  • Do you have any questions?

Being retired and then having to look for another job in your old age can be frustrating. Apart from the broad interview questions, you can expect these questions as well. Prepare positive and concise answers to show that you are still able to work and will be able to make a positive contribution to the company. Focus on your abilities rather than age. Make age count in your favor.