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The Toughest Questions You Face In A Job Interview

1336 words - 6 pages

How would you describe yourself?
Answers:
I'm a people person. I really enjoy meeting and working with a lot of different people.
I'm a perfectionist. I pay attention to all the details, and like to be sure that everything is just right.
I'm a creative thinker. I like to explore alternative solutions to problems and have an open mind about what will work best.
I'm efficient and highly organized. This enables me to be as productive as possible on the job.
I enjoy solving problems, troubleshooting issues, and coming up with solutions in a timely manner.

What skills do you have?

What let you choose your major field of study?

Why should I hire you?
Answers:
Everyone needs a job, ...view middle of the document...

Weakness: When I'm working on a project, I don't want just to meet deadlines. Rather, I prefer to complete the project well ahead of schedule.

What are your immediate career goals? Long term goals?
Answer:
Immediate career goal: My immediate goal is to gain more experience in this field and be able to grow as the company grows.
Long term goals: My long-term goals involve growing with a company where I can continue to learn, take on additional responsibilities, and contribute as much of value as I can.
Although it's certainly difficult to predict things far into the future, I know what direction I want to develop toward. Within five years, I would like to become the very best _____ your company has. In fact, my personal career mission statement is to become a world-class _____ in the _____ industry. I will work toward becoming the expert that others rely upon. And in doing so, I feel I will be fully prepared to take on any greater responsibilities that might be presented in the long term.

Of what two or three accomplishments are you most comfortable?
Answer: "Although I feel my biggest achievements are still ahead of me, I am proud of my involvement with ____. I made my contribution as a part of that team and learned a lot in the process. We did it with hard work, concentration, and an eye for the bottom line.”

In what kind of work environment are you most comfortable?
Answer: I am most comfortable in an open work relationship environment because there is no discrimination. Everyone should follow the rules of the company.
One that lets me grow to my fullest potential; and allows me to do what I do best...and that is.....my job.

What are the three most important things to you in your job?
Answers:
Safety, positive environment, positive attitude
An environment conducive to learning. Appreciation for a job well done. Security of tenure.
Job security, training, and respect.

How do you handle stress and pressure?
Answers:
Stress is very important to me. With stress, I do the best possible job. The appropriate way to deal with stress is to make sure I have the correct balance between good stress and bad stress. I need good stress to stay motivated and productive.
I react to situations, rather than to stress. That way, the situation is handled and doesn't become stressful.
I actually work better under pressure and I've found that I enjoy working in a challenging environment.
From a personal perspective, I manage stress by visiting the gym every evening. It's a great stress reducer.
Prioritizing my responsibilities so I have a clear idea of what needs to be done when, has helped me effectively manage pressure on the job.
If the people I am managing are contributing to my stress...

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