Learn the importance of who is asking the questions during a job interview. In this video tutorial, Valerie Sutton, director of Career Services at Harvard Graduate School of Education, will guide you through how questions from human resources managers, supervisors, and co-workers differ and how to make a great first impression.
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- Depending on the position you are pursuing,…you may have multiple rounds of interviews…with a variety of people throughout an organization.…As you plan to answer questions,…you should consider who is asking the question.…Often interviewers are not trained,…so they rely on common questions…they have heard in their own interviews.…Depending on each individual, and the role…they have in the organization,…they will be looking for very different things.…Let's review what a human resource manager,…a supervisor, and coworkers, might be…looking for in an interview.…
A human resource manager is often not the decision maker…in the hiring process.…They however are responsible for ensuring…a candidate has the basic qualification,…and is a fit for the position.…They often are the first to talk you through…what is called a screening interview.…They'll ask some basic questions…to gauge your interest in the organization,…and confirm basic qualifications.…A supervisor on the other hand…is going to be looking for how you have…excelled in your past experiences,…
- Tell me about your strengths
- Tell me about your weaknesses
- Why are you interested in our company?
- Why did you leave your previous company?
- Tell me how you handled a difficult situation
- What questions do you have?
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1. The Who and What of the Interview
Types of interview questions1m 35s
2. Common Question 1
3. Common Question 2
4. Common Question 3
5. Common Question 4
6. Common Question 5
7. Common Question 6
8. Common Question 7
9. Common Question 8
10. Common Question 9
11. Common Question 10
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