Be Prepared to Answer Situational Questions with Work-Related Answers
? Tell me about a situation where you had the customer in mind.
? Tell me about a situation where you did something the same way you've always done it, and later wished you had found another way.
? Explain a time when you didn’t feel a project was going in the right direction and you took action.
? Explain a time where you went the extra mile and didn’t receive the recognition you felt you deserved.
? Explain a time where you improved an existing process to make it more efficient.
? Give me example of how you had to use your analytical skills.
? Tell me about a time when you personally took action to improve the quality of your work or related procedures. What did you specifically do?
? Describe a situation when an important customer (internal or external) did not receive the service or product that was expected from you or your unit. What did you do?
? Describe a time when, in hindsight, you should have adopted a new way of doing things, but instead took the older, more established route. In retrospect, what did you learn?
? Describe a time when you had to work with a group to reach specific results. What was your role in the process?
Answer questions by relating them to the position you seek. Present your attributes in a manner that demonstrates the benefits of your abilities. In other words show your interviewer what you can do for them. Mention specific accomplishments that show your abilities and determination to succeed in this job.
Be Prepared To Answer These Specific Questions:
? Be prepared when the interviewer asks: "Tell me about yourself?" Focus your answer on your background and a few professional and personal accomplishments. Also be prepared to answer such questions as:
? Tell me about your background and accomplishments. One specific example of your background is worth 50 vague stories. Prepare your stories before the interview. Give examples that highlight your successes and uniqueness. Your past behavior can indicate your future performance
? How would you describe your most recent job performance?
? What are your strengths? Weaknesses?
? What has been your biggest challenge in the past, how did you handle it and what did you learn from it?
? What interests you about our company?
? In your opinion, what do you feel you can bring to the team?