Freezing Blue Flashcards.txt
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Freezing Blue Flashcards.txt
TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF
Most important points of resume, why youre a great fit for the job, what youve learned from previous employment, how youve developed your skills
WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR WEAKNESSES
Pick a minor weakness that can be developed. Use a past weakness that has a story about how you overcame it
TELL ME A SITUATION WHERE YOU HAD AN ISSUE WITH A COWORKER
Dont be vague answer should have beginning, middle, end and how the situation was resolved
WHATS YOUR GREATEST STRENGTH?
Talk about a situation that exemplifies your greatest strength, then talk about how youre still nurturing that skill
WHAT ARE YOUR STRENGHTS?
Enjoy new challenges/tackling them in an organized manner, find unique solutions to problems, USE EXAMPLES
WHY SHOULD WE HIRE YOU?
Skill set, cultural fit, competitive advantage why are you uniquely positioned to move the company forward?
DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS FOR US?
Have multiple questions
(is there anything I can do between now and when you make your decision to improve my chances of gaining a position?)
(Its six months from today, what has the person done to make you think you made the right choice?)
What is the question you really want to ask me, but havent?
What would make someone truly successful in this program?
What are some of the problems the company is currently facing?
Personal questions What did you find most difficult during your training?
COMPLETING YOUR INTERVIEW
What are the next steps I can expect?
When will you be letting the candidates know?
WHERE DO YOU EXPECT YOUR CAREER TO BE IN 10 YEARS?
WHAT SKILLS DO YOU HAVE THAT WOULD BENEFIT OUR COMPANY?
Be specific, give examples, can you gain new skills?
TALK ABOUT A TIME WHEN YOU HAD TO WORK CLOSELY WITH SOMEONE WHOSE PERSONALITY WAS VERY DIFFERENT FROM YOURS
GIVE ME AN EXAMPLE OF A TIME YOU FACED A CONFLICT WHILE WORKING ON A TEAM. HOW DID YOU HANDLE THAT?
DESCRIBE A TIME WHEN YOU STRUGGLED TO BUILD A RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE IMPORTANT. HOW DID YOU EVENTUALLY OVERCOME THAT?
WE ALL MAKE MISTAKES WE WISH WE COULD TAKE BACK. TELL ME ABOUT A TIME YOU WISH YOUD HANDLED A SITUATION DIFFERENTLY WITH A COLLEAGE.
TELL ME ABOUT A TIME YOU NEEDED TO GET INFORMATION FROM SOMEONE WHO WASNT VERY RESPONSIVE. WHAT DID YOU DO?
DESCRIBE A TIME WHEN IT WAS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT TO MAKE A GOOD IMPRESSION ON A CLIENT. HOW DID YOU GO ABOUT DOING SO?
GIVE ME AN EXAMPLE OF A TIME WHEN YOU DID NOT MEET A CLIENTS EXPECTATION. WHAT HAPPENED, AND HOW DID YOU ATTEMPT TO RECTIFY THE SITUATION?
TELL ME ABOUT A TIME WHEN YOU MADE SURE A CUSTOMER WAS PLEASED WITH YOUR SERVICE.
DESCRIBE A TIME WHEN YOU HAD TO INTERACT WITH A DIFFICULT CLIENT. WHAT WAS THE SITUATION, AND HOW DID YOU HANDLE IT?
WHEN YOURE WORKING WITH A LARGE NUMBER OF CUSTOMERS, ITS TRICKY TO DELIVER EXCELLENT SERVICE TO THEM ALL. HOW DID YOU GO ABOUT PRIORITIZING YOUR CUSTOMERS NEEDS?
TELL ME ABOUT A TIME YOU WERE UNDER A LOT OF PRESSURE. WHAT WAS GOING ON, AND HOW DID YOU GET THROUGH IT?
DESCRIBE A TIME WHEN YOUR TEAM OR COMPANY WAS UNDERGOING SOME CHANGE. HOW DID THAT IMPACT YOU, AND HOW DID YOU ADAPT?
TELL ME ABOUT THE FIRST JOB YOUVE EVER HAD. WHAT DID YOU DO TO LEARN THE ROPES?
GIVE ME AN EXAMPLE OF A TIME WHEN YOU HAD TO THINK ON YOUR FEET IN ORDER TO DELICATELY EXTRICATE YOURSELF FROM A DIFFICULT OR AWKARD SITUATION.
TELL ME ABOUT A TIME YOU FAILED. HOW DID YOU DEAL WITH THIS SITUATION?
TELL ME ABOUT A TIME YOU HAD TO BE VERY STRATEGIC IN ORDER TO MEET ALL YOUR TOP PRIORITIES
DESCRIBE A LONG-TERM PROJECT THAT YOU MANAGED. HOW DID YOU KEEP EVERYTHING MOVING ALONG IN A TIMELY MANNER?
SOMETIMES ITS JUST NOT POSSIBLE TO GET EVERYTHING ON YOUR TO-DO LIST DONE. TELL ME ABOUT A TIME YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES GOT A LITTLE OVERWHELMING. WHAT DID YOU DO?
TELL ME ABOUT A TIME YOU SET A GOAL FOR YOURSELF. HOW DID YOU GO ABOUT ENSURING THAT YOU WOULD MEET YOUR OBJECTIVE?
GIVE ME AN EXAMPLE OF A TIME YOU MANAGED NUMEROUS RESPONSIBILITES. HOW DID YOU HANDLE THAT?
GIVE ME AN EXAMPLE OF A TIME WHEN YOU WERE ABLE TO SUCCESSFULLY PERSUADE SOMEONE TO SEE THINGS YOUR WAY AT WORK.
DESCRIBE A TIME WHEN YOU WERE THE RESIDENT TECHNIAL EXPERT. WHAT DID YOU DO TO MAKE SURE EVERYONE WAS ABLE TO UNDERSTAND YOU?
TELL ME ABOUT A TIME WHEN YOU HAD TO RELY ON WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TO GET YOUR IDEAS ACROSS TO YOUR TEAM
GIVE ME AN EXAMPLE OF A TIME WHEN YOU HAD TO EXPLAIN SOMETHING FAIRLY COMPLEX TO A FRUSTRATED CLIENT. HOW DID YOU HANDLE THIS DELICATE SITUATION?
TELL ME ABOUT SUCCESSFUL PRESENTATION YOU GAVE AND WHY YOU THINK IT WAS A HIT
TELL ME ABOUT YOUR PROUDEST PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENT
DESCRIBE A TIME WHEN YOU SAW SOME PROBLEM AND TOOK THE INITIATIVE TO CORRECT IT RATHER THAN WAITING FOR SOMEONE ELSE TO DO IT
TELL ME ABOUT A TIME WHEN YOU WORKED UNDER CLOSE SUPERVISION OR EXTREMELY LOOSE SUPERVISION. HOW DID YOU HANDLE THAT?
GIVE ME AN EXAMPLE OF A TIME YOU WERE ABLE TO BE CREATIVE WITH YOUR WORK. WHAT WAS EXCITING OR DIFFICULT ABOUT IT?
TELL ME ABOUT A TIME YOU WERE DISSATISIFED IN YOUR WORK. WHAT COULD HVE BEEN DONE TO MAKE IT BETTER?
HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POSITION?
WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE COMPANY?
WHY DO YOU WANT THIS JOB?
WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT?
S-T-A-R (situation -> task -> action -> result)
WHATS YOUR DREAM JOB?
WHAT TYPE OF WORK ENVIRONMENT DO YOU PREFER?
WHATS YOUR MANAGEMENT STYLE?
WHATS A TIME YOU EXERCISED LEADERSHIP?
WHATS A TIME YOU DISAGREED WITH A DECISION THAT WAS MADE AT WORK?
HOW WOULD YOUR BOSS AND CO-WORKERS DESCRIBE YOU?
WHY WAS THERE A GAP IN YOUR EMPLOYMENT?
CAN YOU EXPLAIN WHY YOU CHANGED CAREER PATHS?
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK?
IF YOU WERE AN ANIMAL, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU WANT TO BE?
HOW MANY TENNIS BALLS CAN YOU FIT INTO A LIMOUSINE?