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Readers Respond: Top Interview Questions

Responses: 169


Comparison of colleagues

Of those who have applied for this position, besides yourself, who do you think would be the best candidate?
—Guest Future Corporal


"What is your best example of where you have applied your technical knowledge in a practical way? What was the situation? What did you do? What was the outcome?"

Descripe what "xxx" means to you

Maintaining good working relations with co-workers and customers.

Team Work

In your opinion, what elements are necessary for a successful team and why?
—Guest eden

Team Activities

Describe a recent team oriented activity you took part in. What was your role? Was the goal of the team achieved? Why or why not?
—Guest eden

Interview questions

What would you like to achieve in your professional caree ? What are the career choices you have before you? What are the factors influencing your career choice at present? In today's competitive world, work pressures are inevitable. What are your inherent strengths to deal with such situations Write down any questions that you would like us to respond to during the interview? In your student life or professional career so far, please cite any innovative / creative initiative taken by you, that has given you a sense of accomplishment. Describe a situation where as a member of a team, you took the lead role to accomplish a critical task. What was the outcome?
—Guest hassan

Finance Officer Interview Questions

Consider how your experience, skills, knowledge and qualities meet the Essential and Desirable criteria listed in the Job Profile, then outline how you meet the Essential (and if possible Desirable) criteria to demonstrate your suitability for the position.

What type of leadership

What type of leadership style do you use and how effective is it?
—Guest nat

Team Leadership

Are you able to lead a team? What are your objectives?
—Guest innocent lekwadi

Interview Question

Of all the jobs you've had, which did you like the least? Why?
—Guest Confiential

50 lbs.

"Can you lift 50#s or more" on an application or asked about it (for a mail room job)is this discriminatory question? if you answer no then they disqualify you. But what if they gave you a 2 wheel dolly to help you?
—Guest txsoldrguy@aol.com

Equal opportunities

How would you promote equal opportunities in the workplace?

What do you want most?

Q. What do you want most out of your job? Money? Satisfaction? or Power? Ans. I would love to have all three but I would give priority to my growth and learning.
—Guest Prashant Rane

What would you like to improve?

Please tell me on this form, "What would you like to improve?"

Management Question

Do you prefer to manage people or ideas? I wasn't sure how to answer this question and I'm sure I didn't do well. I think they were more interested in my management of people but of course I said I would prefer to manage ideas. Needless to say I didn't get the position. I'm not sure if that was the reason why but I'm sure it didn't help sway them towards making me their next employee.
—Guest Nicole

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