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500 Questions, Character Questions, Part Six

Are you an organized person at home? This question allows the interviewer to gauge your personal responsibility and your level of accountability. Indicate your experience with the process and demonstrate your own organizational skills at home. Do you anticipate problems well or merely react to them? Show how you can anticipate problems by looking for…

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500 Questions: Character Questions, Part Five

How would you prove to me that your interest in our company is sincere? This is a stress question used to determine how well you hold up under pressure. Stay calm, relaxed, and confident, and answer with a professional request for a list of any concerns the interviewer may have had. Interviewers like to ask…

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500 Questions: Character Questions, Part Four

What is your energy like? Describe a typical day. You must demonstrate good use of your time, that you believe in planning your day beforehand, and that when it is over, you review your performance to make sure you are reaching the desired goals. What does the word “success” mean to you? Answer this question…

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500 Questions: Character Questions, Part Three

If you could change one thing about your personality, what would it be? Why? Your answer to such a question could turn positive if you choose a feature related to your attitude and determination. Comments such as “I am sometimes impatient with slow performers” or “Being very demanding on myself I sometimes expect too much…

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500 Questions: Character Questions, Part Two

Describe your personality beneath the professional image. This is similar to the question, “Tell me about yourself.” Concentrate on how your personality reflects your job skills or interests. What’s the most compelling item you can describe to prove you’re interested? Be sure to have a sixty-second pitch ready for the interviewer. What things have frustrated…

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500 Questions: Character Questions, Part One

Other than work, tell me about an activity that you have remained interested in over several years. The interviewer is looking for a history of commitment over time and consistency of interests. Demonstrate that you sustain your hobbies over a period of time and how your interests are compatible with your job. What does the…

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