Employment Interview Essay
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1.Tell me something about yourself.
I am a person who has very good work ethics, dependable, and also have great interpersonal skills. I have the ability to get along well with people. I am always up for a new challenge and looking for creative solutions to problems.
2.Why should I hire you?
I am a person who has strong work ethics, dedicated, dependable, reliable, trustworthy, and self-starter.
3.What are your strengths?
I have several strengths….I have a strong work ethic, I am a quick learner, always punctual, and I am a great team player.
4.What are your weaknesses? My weakness is that I am a hard worker and sometimes I can catch myself working too hard on things.
5.Why are you applying for this position?
I am applying for this position because I know that I am the right fit for the position that is available and I know I can accomplish everything that you are looking for in an employee.
6.What can you contribute to this company?
I can contribute a lot to this company but I think that you need an honest girl like me! I will be a devoted person to this company and I will not let you down. I think you will be satisfied with me as your choice
7.What are your short-term goals?
My short term goal is to get a position where I can use the education, my knowledge, and my strengths. I want to find a company that will allow me to participate in the growth of the company.
Group B: Behavior-Based Questions
1.Tell me about a difficult situation you dealt with when supervising others. What did you do, and what were the results?
I was a back office supervisor as a doctor’s office where I was over 4 other employees. I had two of them who didn’t want to do their daily job duties and when they did their duties they half fast them. So I put a reward system into play to where monthly if their jobs were done correctly I would take them out for a nice dinner. In the long run they all started doing their jobs and our work and personal relationships got a lot better. 2.Describe the last time that you did something that went beyond what was expected in work or school.
I was chosen as a team leader for a school project, the team was made up of 5 team members. As a team we were to write a 50 page paper, a PowerPoint along with a presentation for this capstone course. As a team not everyone cooperates like you want them to. So I had to pick up a lot of the work that others were not doing. At the end of the class our presentation was to be 10-12 minutes in length (about 2 minutes each). We didn’t have everyone cooperate in the presentation so in order to get the team members a good grade I had to complete 5 minutes of the team presentation. We ended up with a good grade and everyone was happy.