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- Give an example of a situation where others were intense but you were able to maintain your composure.
- It is important to maintain a positive attitude at work when you have other things on your mind. Give a specific example of when you were able to do that.
- Keeping others informed of your progress/actions helps them fell comfortable. Tell your methods for keeping your supervisor advised of the status on projects.
- Tell us about a recent job or experience that you would describe as a real learning experience? What did you learn from the job or experience?
- Tell us about a time when you took responsibility for an error and were held personally accountable.
- Tell us about a time when your supervisor criticized your work. How did you respond?
- Tell us about some demanding situations in which you managed to remain calm and composed.
- There are times when we are placed under extreme pressure on the job. Tell about a time when you were under such pressure and how you handled it.
- What have you done to further your own professional development in the past 5 years.
- When you have been made aware of, or have discovered for yourself, a problem in your work performance, what was your course of action? Can you give an example?
- Describe a situation in which you were able to positively influence the actions of others in a desired direction.
- Describe a situation where you were able to use persuasion to successfully convince someone to see things your way.
- Describe a time when you were able to convince a skeptical or resistant customer to purchase a project or utilize your services.
- Have you ever had to persuade a group to accept a proposal or idea? How did you go about doing it? What was the result?
- Have you ever had to persuade a peer or manager to accept an idea that you knew they would not like? Describe the resistance you met and how you overcame it.
- How do you get a peer or colleague to accept one of your ideas?
- In selling an idea, it is sometimes useful to use metaphors, analogies, or stories to make your point. Give a recent example of when you were able to successfully do that.
- Tell us about a time when you had to convince someone in authority about your ideas. How did it work out?
- Tell us about a time when you used facts and reason to persuade someone to accept your recommendation.
- Tell us about a time when you used your leadership ability to gain support for what initially had strong opposition.
- Tell us about a time when you were able to successfully influence another person.
- Describe how you develop a project team's goals and project plan?
- How do you schedule your time? Set priorities? How do you handle doing twenty things at once?
- What do you do when your time schedule or project plan is upset by unforeseen circumstances? Give an example.
- What have you done in order to be effective with your organization and planning?
- How do you prepare for a presentation to a group of technical experts in your field?
- How would you describe your presentation style?
- Tell us about the most effective presentation you have made. What was the topic? What made it difficult? How did you handle it?
- What kinds of oral presentations have you made? How did you prepare for them? What challenges did you have?
- Describe the most difficult working relationship you've had with an individual. What specific actions did you take to improve the relationship? What was the outcome?
- Give me an example of a situation where you had difficulties with a team member. What, if anything, did you do to resolve the difficulties?
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