Neilson Active Holidays Limited Mock Interview
Neilson Active Holidays Limited
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Tell me about a time when you demonstrated too much initiative?
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1. Tell me about a time when you demonstrated too much initiative?
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2. What have you done to improve relations with your customers?
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I have always made sure that they are happy and comfortable with the service they are receiving. If they are unhappy or not pleased, I have acted quickly to resolve the issue. I make sure I am always knowledgable, approachable and friendly.
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3. What have you accomplished that shows your initiative and willingness to work?
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4. Were you the best person in your unit at your last company?
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5. Have you had any difficulties in the past with a supervisor?
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6. What specific training did you have for your last position?
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7. What is your greatest strength?
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My positive outlook. I can make situations which are potentially bad and choose to make them better.
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8. Why are you the best candidate for us?
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Well first off, I come here all the time to workout so I know how things would be working here. Also I have strong communicational and customer service skills.
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9. What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
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I love spending time with my son. We love where we stay so close to the big parks where we can walk and explore.
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I love playing sports, such as, soccer and basketball. I also dance and compete.
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I enjoy reading and playing with my younger brother.
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10. Why are you the best person for our establishment?
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I am a very outgoing friendly person who aims to perform all her roles to the highest standard and will go above and beyond what other may do.
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I am passionate about what I do and it excites me to be able to have the opportunity to bring my experiences and ideas to a new facility but also to have the opportunity to be exposed to new ideas and continue to grow and develop as a dietitian.
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I am the best person because I am hardworking, flexible, work with joy and most importantly, dedicated to my job.
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I am enthusiastic and enjoy working with people in a ever changing environment.
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I can grasp and execute procedures and concepts fast and exceptional. I am very outgoing and easy to talk to. I am also very hardworking.
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11. Think about the last time your manager critiqued your work. How did you respond?
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I took on board the feedback which was given to me in order to improve for the future.
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I had been critiqued on my cleaning one time where one of the machines was not properly washed. I accepted her criticism and then made sure the next time I cleaned it I did it properly.
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I feel I took it well, took onboard what they had to say and used it as advice for what I could do to improve my work.
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I took what she had to say and tried to improve it.
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12. What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
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My greatest weakness is when my boss critiques me. It gets to me but I learn to take what she has to say and run with it. Then I can improve what I need to work on.
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I am sensitive. I have been focusing more on the completion of my objectives instead of how I feel about things.
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13. What if you get a special request from a customer, what do you do?
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I will try to accommodate the special request of the customer as soon as possible.
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That depends on the policy of the restaurant. If it is allowed, I will make sure it happens, and if it is not allowed, I will apologize and suggest something they might like better.
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If it is something we are allowed to do I will do whatever they need. The goal is to keep the customer 100% happy.
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14. Why do you want to be in the food and beverage industry?
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I want to work in the food and beverage industry because I want to improve my skills working with guest. I want to be able to have enough experiences with people so it can help me how I interact with my clients in the future as a social service worker.
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15. The restaurant is busy, youíre tired, short-handed and you havenít had a day off in six days. How does this affect your work and attitude?
Best Answer
I would perhaps look forward to the coming day off, but not let my being tired interfere with my customer service.
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You keep a strong head and work hard until the last customer leaves.
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16. How many hours can you stand on your feet without a break?
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17. What situations kept you from fulfilling your job duties or from coming to work on time at your last job?
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My car accident because of that I was unable to go back to work,
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I was never late to work, but my school schedule was a bit tricky to work with.
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Havent encountered a situation pertaining to being late or unable to fulfill my job duties.
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I have not come across a situation which prevented me from fulfilling my job duties or caused me to be late.
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18. Why are you leaving your current job?
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19. What do you love about working in a restaurant?
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Working at a restaurant gives you great opportunity to build social skills and finding out what works and does not work in a hospitality business.
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20. What would you do if a 30 top table walked in?
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I would assess how busy the venue was, assess where I could fir the table in and when.
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I would see if there was room for the group, and if not I would ask them to please be patient seeing as it is a large group. If they wished to stay, I would make sure to get them in as soon as possible after tables cleared out and we could make room for them.
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I would greet them and try to organize seating arrangements for each one of them.
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21. What's your favorite restaurant dining experience?
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I am always a big fan of any place that I can get a good plate of sliders or onion rings. But more than anything, I consider a good dining experience on the company, and one where the server was nice and accomodating.
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Jean-Georges because of their attention to detail in food and service, which made my experience effortless and in turn memorable.
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Seeing someone who cares about their job and strives to provide good service and make the customer happy.
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22. How did you fill downtime at your last job?
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23. What do you hate about working in a restaurant?
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Nothing, I do not have any problem with that as it is also a job and I respect it.
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24. Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a conflict among staff members. How did you help?
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25. Tell me about a time you saw a coworker taking out food they did not pay for?
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The time I saw a coworker taking out food for they did not pay for, I stopped him on his way out and told him that he had not paid for the food.
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