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At Alcon we prefer to hire those with formal healthcare and medical training. Do you have related post-secondary education?

"I am a Registered Nurse (RN) with a Bachelor of Nursing from Tennessee Technological University. While attending this program, I found that I have an incredibly strong interest in Human Physiology. This interest has carried into my career and is one of the reasons why I am so excited about what you do at Alcon Inc.."

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29 Alcon Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. At Alcon we prefer to hire those with formal healthcare and medical training. Do you have related post-secondary education?

  • 2. At Alcon we do not have a lot of local competitors; however, the ones we do have are strong competitors. In your opinion, what makes us stand out in the marketplace?

  • 3. One of the ways that we provide great customer service is by offering 24/7 on-site equipment maintenance and repair. How will you contribute to our customer service standards?

  • 4. At Alcon we have a wide range of clients all over the state. Are you comfortable managing a large territory that requires 50% overnight travel?

  • 5. At Alcon our technology and products are intricately designed. Do you have a natural ability to understand, and explain, highly technological products?

  • 6. There are strict federal regulations and guidelines in our industry that must always be followed. Are you familiar with these, and do you have a history of compliance?

  • 7. The success of our brand relies heavily on our industry reputation and level of trustworthiness. How do you plan to build trust with Alcon clients?

  • 8. At Alcon we use a variety of robust internal software programs. What type of programs and software are you well versed in? Do you consider yourself tech savvy?

  • 9. In the healthcare equipment and supply industry, strong attention to detail is incredibly important. On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your attentiveness?

  • 10. Alcon has a very strong reputation in this industry which means that we receive a high volume of applications for our open roles. What makes you a competitive candidate for this role?

  • 11. Tell me about a project you completed recently that was ahead of schedule.

  • 12. When have you had to change a major component of your project due to new information being presented?

  • 13. Tell me about a contribution you made to the last team you worked on.

  • 14. What career path interests you the most in this company?

  • 15. Tell me about the most rewarding experience you have had, working in a team environment. What made it so rewarding?

  • 16. Tell me about a time when you improved communication between yourself and a co-worker or client.

  • 17. How would you describe your personality?

  • 18. When have you taken an existing process and used your own creativity to make it better?

  • 19. When have you used an inventive method to stretch company resources beyond the normal level?

  • 20. Tell me about a time when you took on a new course to study in order to improve your own work performance.

  • 21. How do you handle stress?

  • 22. List the top 3 skills that you have acquired in your last role.

  • 23. Do you think honesty is always the best policy?

  • 24. How can we motivate you on the job?

  • 25. If you were hired for this position, what are the first changes you would implement?

  • 26. Have you ever had to fire an employee? What were the reasons for their termination?

  • 27. What is something you would be happy doing everyday for the rest of your career?

  • 28. How do you deal with conflict on your team?

  • 29. When given an important assignment, how do you approach handling it?