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GreatAnswerstotheToughestInterviewQuestions:FourthEditionRonFryCopyright©byRonFryAllrightsreservedunderthePanAmericanandInternationalCopyrightConventionsThisbookmaynotbereproduced,inwholeorinpart,inanyformorbyanymeanselectronicormechanical,includingphotocopying,recording,orbyanyinformationstorageandretrievalsystemnowknownorhereafterinvented,withoutwrittenpermissionfromthepublisher,TheCareerPressGREATANSWERSTOTHETOUGHESTINTERVIEWQUESTIONS,THEDITIONCoverdesignbyLuRossmanPrintedintheUSAbyBookmartPressToorderthistitle,pleasecalltollfreeCAREER(NJandCanada:)toorderusingVISAorMasterCard,orforfurtherinformationonbooksfromCareerPressTheCareerPress,Inc,TiceRoad,POBox,FranklinLakes,NJLibraryofCongressCataloginginPublicationDataFry,RonaldWgreatanswerstothetoughestinterviewquestionsbyRonFrythedpcmIncludesindexISBNX(paper)EmploymentinterviewingITitle:OnehundredandonegreatanswerstothetoughestinterviewquestionsIITitleHFIFdcIntroductionYouCanGetThereFromHereIt'sbeennearlyadecadesinceIwrotethefirsteditionofGreatAnswerstotheToughestInterviewQuestionsIcertainlycouldn'tboastofmyowninterviewingskillsbeforeIwrotethebookFarfromitIhadoftennotgottenjobsforwhichIwaseminentlyqualifiedSoIspentquitealotoftimelearningallthemistakesyoucouldpossiblymake,havingmadeeachoneofthemtwiceInsteadofgivingup(which,IadmitIfeltlikedoingmorethanonce),IdecidedtoplungeintotheinterviewingprocesswithevengreatergustoFortunatelyandonlyafteralotmoreinterviewsIgotbetterNow,asaveteranoftheothersideofthedeskaswell(I'vehiredhundredsandinterviewedthousands),IcantellyouthatinterviewingismoreseriousbusinessthaneverbeforeEmployersarelookingfor"selfmanaging"employeespeoplewhoareversatile,confident,andnotafraidtorolluptheirsleevesandgetthejobdoneButyoucan'tgetstartedprovingyourselfwithoutmakingitthroughtheinterviewprocessLet'sfaceitInterviewingwasnevereasyButofallthetoolsinyourprofessionalarsenal,yourabilitytoshineinthatbriefmomentintimeyourinitialinterviewcanmakeorbreakyourchancesforasecondgoaround,and,ultimately,dictatewhetheryou'reevergivenashotatthejobChopsticks,AnyoneLikeplayingthepiano,interviewingtakespracticeAndpracticemakesperfectThehoursofpersonalinterviewingexperiencethetragediesandthetriumphsaswellasmyyearsasaninterviewerarethebasisforthisbookMyintentionistospareyoumanyoftheindignitiesIsufferedalongthewaybyhelpingyoupreparefortheinterviewofyourworstnightmaresatacomfortabledistancefromtheinterviewer'sglareWillyouhavetoanswereveryquestionI'veincludedCertainlynotatleast,notinasingleinterviewButchancesare,thequestionstomorrow'sinterviewerdoesn'taskwillbeonthetipofthenextinterviewer'stongueWhyIt'samysteryThinkonYourFeetMostinterviewersarenottryingtotortureyouforsportTheyusetoughquestionstogetrighttotheheartofspecificissuesTheirmotiveistoquicklylearnenoughaboutyoutomakeaninformeddecisionshouldyoustayorshouldyougoBythesametoken,ifyouknowwhatthey'relookingfor,youcancraftyouranswersaccordingly(andreduceyourownfearandanxietyatthesametime)IsthistheultimatecribsheetSortofButIhopeyou'lltakeitastepfurtherandusethesequestionsasthebasisforsomethoughtfulselfexplorationYou'llneedtobepreparedtothinkforyourselfonyourfeet,notbytheseatofyourpantsAnOrganizedLayouttoGetYouOrganizedChaptersandofferadetaileddiscussionoftheworkyouneedtodoandthethingsyouneedtothinkaboutlongbeforeyoustrutintoyourfirstinterviewInterviewingmaynotbepercentpreparation,butit'scertainlypercentInChaptersthrough,we'llgetintothemeatofthebookthequestionsforwhichyoumustprepareandtheanswersmostinterviewersarehopingtohear(Ihavenotcountedeveryquestioninthisbook,fromthemainonestothevariations,buttherearenowfarmorethanthestilladvertisedonthecover)Additionally,I'velaidoutthisneweditioninawaythatmakesitmorepracticalandeasytouseEachquestionisgenerallyfollowedbyaseriesofthreesubheadings:•Whatdotheywanttohear(Whatinformationistheinterviewerseeking)TheremaybefollowupquestionsyoushouldexpectorvariationsaninterviewermaysubstituteaftereachmajorquestionaswellOne,Two,ThreeRedLight!The"redlights"aftermanyofthequestionsindicateanswersthatwillmaketheaverageinterviewercringeandthebusyinterviewersimplysuggestyoutryanotherfirmAfteralmosteveryquestioninthebook,however,Icouldhaveincludedthesamelistof"general"redlights,thosefactorsthatshouldbeavoidedinanyintervieworintheanswertoanyquestionSoasnottounnecessarilyclutterupthebook,letmejuststatetheseallencompassingnegativesrighthere:•Poorgrooming•Showinguplate•Inappropriatedress•Ananswer,goodandspecificornot,thatsimplydoesnotanswerthequestionasked•Ananswer,goodandspecificornot,thatsimplydoesnotanswerthequestionasked•Lackofknowledgeofthecompany,job,andorindustry(evidenceofpoorornonexistentpreparationandresearch)•Dishonesty•Lackofenthusiasminterest•Askingthewrongquestions•Anyanswerthatrevealsyouareclearlyunqualifiedforthejob•Anydisparitybetweenyourresumecoverletterandinterviewanswers(suchasprovidingdetailsaboutjobsnotonyourresume)•Lackoffocus•Lackofeyecontact•Anynegativity,especiallyindiscussingpeople(yourlastboss,coworkers)•Inabilitytotakeresponsibilityforfailuresweaknessesbaddecisionsbadresults,ortakingfullcreditforwhatclearlywascontributedtobyothersAlthoughmostinterviewersmaynotconsideranyoftheseanautomaticreasonfordismissal,anaccumulationoftwoormoremayforceeventhemostempathetictoquestionyoursuitability(Someitems,ofcourse,suchasdishonesty,maywellleadtoanimmediateandheartfelt"thankyouseeyou")Gee,IDidn'tThinkYouwereGoingtoAskThat!ThequestionsinthisbookaregroupedbytypeTheyarenotinsomesuggestedorderManyofthequestionsinChaptersor,forexample,maywellbesomeofthefirstquestionsaskedineveryinterview!SoreadtheentirebookandprepareforallofthequestionsinanyorderIurgeyoutospendtimerefiningtheseanswersPolishthemuntiltheyglitterReadthemoverandoveragainsoyoubecomefamiliarandcomfortablewiththemTaketimetomemorizesome(don'tworry,I'lltellyouwhichones)soyoucanrepeatthemverbatimtotheinterviewerinawaythatsoundsspontaneousandenthusiasticnottiredandrehearsedAlotofwork,yousayItmightsoundlikeadauntingchallengerightnowButIassureyou,bythetimeyoufinishthisbook,you'llactuallybelookingforwardtothechallengeofyournextjobinterviewPauseforSelfCongratulationsDespitemysterlingreputationwithemploymentoffices,thefirsteditionofthisbookbecameabestsellerInfact,itcontinuestosell,yearafteryearIdon'tpretendtoknowwhyithasdoneaswellasithas,butIwillhazardaguess:It'ssimple,straightforward,practical,andwritteninawelcomingandhumorousstyle(Okay,Isupposethatcountsasfourandahalfguesses)AndithasclearlyhelpedliterallyhundredsofthousandsofcandidatesprepareforeverytypeofinterviewandeverystyleofinterviewerI'mpleasedandproudthatthisnew''millennial"editionwillhelpmanymoreofyouinthenextcentury!Ratherthanspendalotmoretimetellingyouwhatyou'regoingtolearn,let'sjustgetyoustartedGoodluckRONFRYJANUARY,PSIalmostforgottomentiontheusageofgenderthroughoutthisbookInsteadofbeinggenderbiased,I'vechosentosplitthedifferenceandmixuptheusageofhimandherwhereveritdoesn'tgettoocumbersomeChapterOneTheProductIsYouTheobjectofthischapteristoprepareyoutocomfortablyansweroneandonlyonequestion:"Whoareyou"Believeitornot,thesuccessorfailureofmanyinterviewswillhingeonyourabilitytoanswerthisseeminglysimplequestionTheinterviewingprocessisakindofsaleInthiscase,youaretheproductandthesalespersonIfyoushowupunpreparedtotalkaboutyouruniquefeaturesandbenefits,you'renotlikelytomotivateaninterviewerto"buy"ThesadfactisthatmanyjobcandidatesareunpreparedtotalkaboutthemselvesYoumayhavemailedagorgeousresumeandcoverletterYoumaybewearingtheperfectclothesonthedayoftheinterviewButifyoucan'tconvincetheinterviewerfacetofacethatyouaretherightpersonforthejob,youaren'tlikelytomakethesaleToomanycandidateshesitateafterthefirstopenendedquestion,thenstumbleandstuttertheirwaythroughadisjointedlitanyofresume"soundbites"OtherintervieweesrecitecannedrepliesthatonlyhighlighttheirmemoryskillsIamassumingthat,likemostpeople,youareacomplexproductmadeupofauniqueblendofabilities,skills,andpersonalqualitiesandshapedbyyourownpersonalandprofessionalhistoryBelieveme,thetimeyouspendoutliningthedetailsofyourownlifewillpayoffininterviews,and,ultimately,joboffersThischapterwillguideyouthroughtheprocessWhatYouShouldKnowaboutYouYoumaythinkyoualreadyknowyourlifebyheart,butyou'llbeamazedtoseehowmuchadditionaldetailyoucanremember(andultimatelyhowitwillfittogetherinthecontextofyournextcareermove)onceyouwriteitdownSo,yourfirststepistoimitatetheFBIandbuildacomplete"dossier"onyourselfTheDataInputSheetsattheendofthischapterwillhelpyouorganizeimportant,workrelatedinformationaboutyourselfWiththisinformationinplace,itwillbeeasiertodevelopaconciseandconvincinganswertoalmostanyinterviewquestionananswerthatwillsetyouapartfromthecompetition(I'veonlyincludedonecopyofeachformFeelfreetoreproduceasmanyasyouneed)EmploymentDataInputSheetPrepareaseparatesheetforeveryfulltimeandparttimejobyouhaveeverheld,nomatterhowshortthetenureYes,evensummerjobsareimportanthereTheydemonstrateresourcefulness,responsibility,andinitiativethatyouwerealreadydevelopingasenseofindependencewhiteyouwerestilllivingathomeWhetheryouchoosetoincludesome,all,ornoneoftheseshorttermjobsonyourresumeortodiscussthemduringyourinterviewisadecisionyouwillmakelaterFornow,writedowneverythingabouteveryjobForeachemployer,include:•Name,address,andtelephonenumber(plusanemailaddressifyouhaveone)•Thenamesofallofyoursupervisorsand,wheneverpossible,wheretheycanbereached•Lettersofrecommendation(especiallyiftheycan'tbereached)•Theexactdates(monthandyear)youwereemployedForeachjob,include:•Yourspecificdutiesandresponsibilities•Supervisoryexperience,notingthenumberofpeopleyoumanaged•Specificskillsrequiredforthejob•Yourkeyaccomplishments•Thedatesyoureceivedpromotions•Anyawards,honors,andspecialrecognitionyoureceivedForeachparttimejob,alsoinclude:•ThenumberofhoursyouworkedperweekDon'twriteabookoneachjobButdoconcentrateonprovidingspecificdata(volumeofworkhandled,problemssolved,dollarssaved)topaintadetailedpictureofyourabilitiesandaccomplishmentsBelieveme,thesehardfactswilladdapowerfulpunchtoyourinterviewpresentationForexample:Duties:WriteoneortwosentencesgivinganoverviewofthetasksyouhandledineachofthejobsyouheldUsenumbersasoftenaspossibletodemonstratethescopeofyourresponsibilitiesAnexperiencedsalespersonmightwrite:•Responsibleformanagingactiveaccountsinsalesterritorythatcontributed$millioninannualrevenues•ReviewedactivityofthreetelephonesalespeopleSkills:NamethespecificskillsrequiredtoperformyourdutieshighlightingthosethatyoudevelopedonthejobThesamesalespersonmightwrite:•Trainedothersalesstaffinnewproductlines•HandledtelephonesupportforcustomerbaseofKeyaccomplishments:Thisistheplaceto"brag"Butbesuretobackupeachaccomplishmentwithspecifics,includingresultsForexample:•Developednewcallreportingsystemthatincreasedvolumeinterritorypercentwithinmonths•OversawcomputerizationofdepartmentthathelpedrealizecostsavingsofpercentVolunteerWorkDataInputSheetHavinghiredhundredsofpeopleduringmycareer,Icanassureyouthatyour"afterhours"activitieswillbeconsideredandweighedbymanyinterviewersWorkaholicsrarelymakethebestemployeesSotakesometimetomakeadetailedrecordofyourvolunteerpursuits,similartotheoneyou'vejustcompletedforeachjobyouheldForeachvolunteerorganization,include:•Name,address,andtelephonenumber(plusemailaddress,ifavailable)•Thenameofyoursupervisororthedirectoroftheorganization•Letter(s)ofrecommendation•Theexactdates(monthandyear)ofyourinvolvementwiththeorganizationForeachvolunteerexperience,include:•Theapproximatenumberofhoursyoudevotedtotheactivityeachmonth•Yourspecificdutiesandresponsibilities•Specificskillsrequired•Accomplishments•Anyawards,honors,andspecialrecognitionyoureceivedEducationalDataInputSheetsIfyou'rearecentcollegegraduate,orifyouarestillincollege,youdon'tneedtorehashyourhighschoolexperiencesIfyouhaveagraduatedegreeorareagraduatestudent,however,youshouldlistbothgraduateandundergraduatecourseworkIfyou'restillinschoolandgraduationismorethanayearaway,indicatethenumberofcreditsyou'veearnedthroughthemostrecentsemestercompletedActivitiesDataInputSheetI'malwaysinterestedinandimpressedbycandidateswhotalkaboutbooksthey'vereadandactivitiestheyenjoySomakealistofallthesports,clubs,andotheractivitiesinwhichyou'veparticipated,insideoroutsideofschoolForeachactivity,club,orgroup,include:•Itsnameandpurpose•Anyofficesyouheldspecialcommitteesyouformed,chaired,orparticipatedinorspecificpositionsyouplayed•Thedutiesandresponsibilitiesofeachrole•Keyaccomplishments•AnyawardsorhonorsyoureceivedAwardsandHonorsDataInputSheetListalltheawardsandhonorsyou'vereceivedfromschool(s),communitygroups,churchgroups,clubs,andsoonYoumayincludeawardsfromprestigioushighschools(prepschoolsorprofessionalschools)evenifyou'reingraduateschoolorlongoutofcollegeMilitaryServiceDataInputSheetManyemployersareimpressedbythematurityofcandidateswhohaveservedinthearmedforcesandconsidermilitaryserviceexcellentmanagementtrainingformanycivilianjobsSoifyou'veservedinthearmedforces,evenforashorttime,makesureyoucandiscussyourexperiencesandhowtheytieintoyourprofessionalaspirationsBesuretoinclude:•Finalrankawarded•Dutiesandresponsibilities•Citationsandawards•Detailsonspecifictrainingandoranyspecialschooling•Specialskillsdeveloped•KeyaccomplishmentsLanguageDataInputSheetEvenifyou'renotapplyingforajobintheinternationalarena,yourabilitytoread,write,andspeakasecondlanguagecanmakeyouinvaluabletoemployersinanincreasingnumberofresearchandeducationalinstitutionsandmultinationalcompaniesOneyearofcollegeRussianwon'tcutitButifyouspentayearstudyinginMoscowandcancarryonaconversationlikeanativebyallmeanswriteitdownPuttingItinYourPerspectiveOnceyou'vefinishedcompletingtheseforms,you'llhavealotofinformationfactsaboutwhatyou'vedoneandwhereandwithwhomyou'vedoneitButanyinterviewerworthhisorherpepperwillbelookingformoreSoonceyou'vefinishedwiththefactfinding,practiceputtingitallintoperspectiveyourunique,personalperspective,thatisWritedownyouranswerstothefollowingquestions,whichyoushouldexpectaninterviewertobeinterestedinasking:WhichachievementsdidyouenjoymostWhichareyouproudestofBereadytotelltheinterviewerhowtheseaccomplishmentsrelatetothepositionathandWhatmistakeshaveyoumadeWhydidtheyoccurHowhaveyoulearnedfromthem,andwhathaveyoudonetokeepsimilarthingsfromoccurringagainHowwelldoyouinteractwithauthorityfiguresbosses,teachers,parentsWhatareyourfavoritegamesandsportsThinkaboutthewayyouplaythesegamesandwhatthatsaysaboutyouAreyouoverlycompetitiveDoyougiveuptooeasilyAreyouagoodloserorabadwinnerDoyourisetoachallengeorbackawayfromitWhatkindsofpeopleareyourfriendsDoyouassociateonlywithpeoplewhoareverysimilartoyouDoyouenjoydifferencesinothersormerelytoleratethemWhataresomethingsthathavecausedyoutoendfriendshipsWhatdoesthissayaboutyouIfyouweretoaskagroupoffriendsandacquaintancestodescribeyou,whatadjectiveswouldtheyuseListallofthemthegoodandthebadWhywouldpeopledescribeyouthiswayAretherespecificbehaviors,skills,achievements,orfailuresthatseemtoidentifyyouintheeyesofothersWhataretheyWhat'sthePointBynow,you'reprobablyabituncomfortableandwondering,"What'sthepointofallthissoulsearchingAfterall,I'mjusttryingtogetreadyforajobinterview!"Thepointisthis:Thebetteryouknowyourself,thebetteryoucansellyourselftoaprospectiveemployerwhenyou'reonthespotinaninterviewFromyourDataInputSheets,youcancompilealistofyourbestfeaturesunderthefollowingheadings:MystrongestskillsMygreatestareasofknowledgeMygreatestpersonalitystrengthsMykeyaccomplishmentsNowtransformyourbestfeaturesintobenefitsforyourprospectivecompany:WhatinmypersonalinventorywillconvincethisemployerthatIdeservethepositionWhatarethestrengths,achievements,skills,andareasofknowledgethatmakememostqualifiedforthispositionWhatinmybackgroundshouldseparatemefromtheherdofotherapplicantsByansweringsometoughquestionsaboutthemistakesyouhavemadeandthelessthanpositivefeedbackyou'vegottenyoucanalsolocateareasthatmayneedimprovementDoyouneedtodevelopnewskillsImproveyourrelationswiththoseinauthorityIfyouhavebe

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