Friday, April 15, 2011

The Real Interview

If You Were A Tree.....

Weeding out the idots to work for.....

1st person perspective of the real job interview.

Management Questions:

Why do you think you would be good for this position.

What is your worst trait?

What is your best trait?

How would you handle this situation? (what choice do you make)

Name three things you did well in your last job (accomplishments)

Name three things you failed to do in your last job (failures)

How do you deal with an irrate customer? (dealing with stress)


Employee Questions:

What is your company / corporate goal? (regardless, it is making money)

What is the NYSE ticker symbol for your company? (don't know - out of touch)

Where is your office procedure manual and who is in charge of updating it / how often? (center of the office and quarterly would be good answers)

What is your average employee turnover in a year? (potential mine field)

Who has the MOST knowledge in your department (experience / longevity). (usually the secratary that has been there 12 years, if so, why is she still a secratary)