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Top 30 Alzheimer's Society Interview Questions
Question 1 of 31
Why do you want to work in the nonprofit sector when you can earn more money working in a profit driven corporate environment?
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Question 1 of 31
Why do you want to work in the nonprofit sector when you can earn more money working in a profit driven corporate environment?
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"Compensation is always a factor; however, it is not the primary driving force behind my search. I am seeking an organization with a cause where I can make a difference."
Many nonprofit organizations cannot afford to pay the big salaries of profit driven organizations. The interviewer wants to be assured that you are going to be okay with potentially earning less than the average person in your field. Talk to the interviewer about the other ways you will find satisfaction in this role.
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Question 2 of 31
At Alzheimer's Society we want to work with individuals who value volunteerism. Walk me through your volunteer experience.
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"walk the walk"
When applying for a nonprofit position you should be prepared to talk about the ways in which you give back to others, and how you contribute to your community. Show the interviewer that you can "walk the walk".
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Question 3 of 31
At Alzheimer's Society we aim to hire individuals who can wear many different 'hats' in our organization. What other job functions could you perform?
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Question 4 of 31
How do you encourage generosity in others; whether that be their ability to contribute financially, or with their time?
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Question 5 of 31
At Alzheimer's Society we prefer to hire those who have a penchant for sales and fundraising. Have you ever had a fundraising target from a previous nonprofit employer?
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Question 6 of 31
At Alzheimer's Society we want to hire those who are passionate about our cause. What do you know about our organization and how does our mission fit you?
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Question 7 of 31
We want to know what you are passionate about. If you could work for any cause, what would you choose?
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Question 8 of 31
In your opinion, how does social media marketing fit with nonprofit fundraising?
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Question 9 of 31
Do you know anyone who has worked for Alzheimer's Society before? What kind of feedback have you received on our organization?
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Question 10 of 31
Do you have experience in recruiting volunteers?
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Question 11 of 31
In your opinion, what are the greatest needs in our community?
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Question 12 of 31
Many nonprofits take an apologetic approach when asking for funding. What is your fundraising approach?
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Question 13 of 31
Do you have experience with writing grant proposals?
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Question 14 of 31
Tell me about your greatest work related accomplishment.
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Question 15 of 31
Tell me about a contribution you made to the last team you worked on.
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Question 16 of 31
Give me an example of a time when you went above and beyond.
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Question 17 of 31
What are your salary expectations?
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Question 18 of 31
Do you feel performance should be rewarded over experience?
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Question 19 of 31
How often do you take work home with you?
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Question 20 of 31
When you have a problem at work are you one to carefully consider what is at stake or do you jump in and hope for the best?
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Question 21 of 31
Tell me about a time when you took the initiative to improve work related procedures.
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Question 22 of 31
Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.
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Question 23 of 31
Would you say you are a better verbal or written communicator?
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Question 24 of 31
What experience do you have using team-based messaging applications?
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Question 25 of 31
How do you like to encourage ideas in others?
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Question 26 of 31
Tell me about a time when you created a unique idea or solution, and it was rejected by your colleagues. How were you able to bounce back?
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Question 27 of 31
When have you shown great integrity at work?
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Question 28 of 31
On a scale from 1 to 10, how honest are you?
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Question 29 of 31
Have you ever been advised by a fellow employee or supervisor to lie about a situation? How did you handle this ethical dilemma?
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Question 30 of 31
How do you handle stress on the job?
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Question 31 of 31
Are you applying for any other jobs?
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