MockQuestions

Meet the Author

AUTHOR
Marcie Wilmot

Meet Marcie

Marcie is the principal and founder of CopyHawk, which offers editing, writing, and career coaching services. She loves to revamp client resumes so they can land the job of their dreams.

Before starting CopyHawk, Marcie spent 15+ years at fintech startups, working in numerous roles, including human resources. She was heavily involved in hiring financial data analysts, account managers, customer success representatives, and sales associates.

She has assisted numerous individuals, including IT and business analysts, customer service directors, and finance VPs, switching careers and landing their dream jobs.

Marcie helps MockQuestions users with interview coaching advice. She has also created interview questions and answers for numerous careers, including Executive Assistant, Academic Advisor, and Public Relations Manager.

Read more about Marcie Wilmot on LinkedIn.

Do you need help with your resume? Visit CopyHawk.com today to get in touch with Marcie.

See Marcie's Best Answers in Account Manager Q&As
How do you meet your targets?
Marcie's Top Answer
"For me, I continually focus on my client relationships. I touch-base often, providing my clients with useful information and ongoing support. I always want to make sure the lines of communication are open. When a new feature or product comes along, I can more easily up-sell or cross-sell the value-add given my strong relationships with my clients. I also make it a point to collaborate closely with others on the sales and account management teams. Together, we come up with new sales strategies to try out and share things that have worked. In the past, I have met or exceeded my target every single time."
See Marcie's Best Community Answers
question
Describe a time when you used your engineering knowledge to solve a problem for which there appeared to be no answer.
Anonymous Answer

When I was working as a Structural Engineer on a project for the installation of small wind turbines on telecom towers, we purchased our first turbine to be installed. Looking at the specifications provided by the manufacturer, we realized the turbine was too big to be mounted on the tower directly. So I was tasked with coming up with a support structure as the mount. I made a preliminary design based on analysis and it was accurate.

Marcie's Answer

You have chosen an excellent example to include in your answer to this question. It shows that you are able to think outside the box and be resourceful when you might not initially have everything you need to resolve an issue. These are positive attributes that the interviewer will be happy you have. Nice job!

question
What achievement are you most proud of, so far, on your path to becoming a speech pathologist?
Anonymous Answer

I'm proud of graduating from my undergrad program in three years while maintaining a 3.92 GPA.

Marcie's Answer

This is a great achievement! Nice job. Consider adding more details to your answer, however, to make it more meaningful and memorable to the interviewer. Perhaps you might discuss what sacrifices you had to make to graduate so quickly and with such a high GPA. What was challenging about it? How did you manage to do it? If you held down a job or participated in extracurriculars as well, you should mention this too.

question
Tell me about a time when you led a difficult project. What was the outcome?
Anonymous Answer

When I was getting chat capability on REPesk, there was a misunderstanding about training on the chat was included in the contract. It turns out it was not, so we had to provide our own training internally, and we did.

Marcie's Answer

This is a good example to use in answering this question! It's great that you explain the situation, what your role was, what you did, and what the result was. You might consider adding some more details just to strengthen your answer. For example, were you the one who discovered that the training wasn't included in the contract? Did you conduct the internal training? Think through other aspects of this example and emphasize the ways in which you acted as a leader.

question
What are the main types of charts and diagrams you use, and why are they important?
Anonymous Answer

I mostly use flowcharts, context diagrams, and case diagrams, depending upon which is more suitable to communicate with the stakeholders. I feel it is easier and clear to communicate the process with the diagram and provides better understanding.

Marcie's Answer

You do a great job explaining which chart and diagram types you typically use, and you also mention why they are important - because they help you to more clearly communicate with stakeholders. Good job! If you want to add more detail to your answer, you might delve into the various situations when you would choose to use one type of chart or diagram over another.

question
Anonymous Answer

Unless there is an emergency or tight deadlines that need to be respected, I really like to take the time to relax so I can be more productive when I am working.

Marcie's Answer

Nice! It sounds like you have a good work/life balance. Consider providing some more details here. See below for an example.

I am definitely open to taking work home with me if it's necessary because of a tight deadline or an emergency. Sometimes I take work home with me just to get caught up if things are very busy for some reason. However, in general, when I leave the office I try to leave work there so I can relax at home and enjoy my family and hobbies. This relaxation time allows me to recharge so when I come back to work I'm ready to give my all. Because of this mentality, I am extremely focused and productive during work hours.

Recent Work From Marcie

Published New Community Answers

Allstate

September 29th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

David Jones Ltd.

September 25th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

G8 Education Limited

September 23rd, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Southwest Gas

September 23rd, 2021
Published New Community Answers

PG&E

September 14th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Peninsula Private Hospital

September 13th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Yves Saint Laurent SAS

September 13th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Academic Advisor

September 8th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Instructional Coordinator

September 8th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Mortgage Loan Processor

September 3rd, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Executive Assistant

August 26th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Millwright

August 25th, 2021
Updated Questions and Answers

Public Relations Manager

August 19th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

NetJets

August 19th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Archivist

August 18th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Data Scientist

August 17th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Procter and Gamble

August 17th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Dominion Energy, Inc.

August 17th, 2021
Published New Community Answers

Dexus Property Group

August 17th, 2021