Capitol Records Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a Capitol Records job interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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The world of entertainment never sleeps. Are you willing to work long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays?

"I currently work 60+ hour work weeks with a 24/7 cell phone and am on my email most of the day. I am prepared to work long and hard hours, doing what it takes to succeed in the entertainment industry."

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30 Capitol Records Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. The world of entertainment never sleeps. Are you willing to work long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays?

  • 2. How would you ultimately describe your work style?

  • 3. Would your former or current boss describe you as a worker who gladly goes the extra mile to complete their tasks?

  • 4. How can we inspire your creative side?

  • 5. What decisions did you routinely make in your last position?

  • 6. What type of situation would make you quit your job?

  • 7. When entering a new job, describe how you build relationships with your new coworkers and supervisors.

  • 8. With which other companies are you interviewing?

  • 9. What is your dream job?

  • 10. Have you ever worked in a situation where the rules and guidelines were not clear? How did you cope?

  • 11. When have you faced an unexpected difficulty?

  • 12. Describe an ongoing problem at your current or former employer, that you were able to overcome.

  • 13. With which sector of the music and entertainment industry are you least experienced?

  • 14. What do you think about the future of record labels?

  • 15. Name three artists you believe will have a breakthrough this year.

  • 16. How would you market an artist when you do not enjoy their work?

  • 17. How does your post-secondary education apply to the music and entertainment industry?

  • 18. What are your career goals in the next 3-5 years with Capitol Records?

  • 19. Who are considered the 'Big 3' record labels, and how does Capitol Records compete?

  • 20. Talk about a recent entertainment campaign that caught your eye.

  • 21. What is your favorite source for entertainment news and industry updates?

  • 22. Why do you want to work with Capitol Records?

  • 23. Capitol Records has an illustrious client list which includes the best of Hollywood. How will you remain professional in the presence of the world's hottest celebrities?

  • 24. Who is your favorite band or musician, represented by Capitol Records? Why are they your favorite?

  • 25. From your knowledge, what is the primary purpose of a record label?

  • 26. What could Capitol Records do to increase record sales for our lesser-known artists?

  • 27. Where do you find new music?

  • 28. If Capitol Records hired you today, what would you accomplish first?

  • 29. What personality traits should an entertainment industry professional possess?

  • 30. What are some of the biggest challenges you would expect a record label or entertainment company to come across?