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Capitol Records Interview

30 Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on May 7th, 2019 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
Question 1 of 30
The world of entertainment never sleeps. Are you willing to work long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays?
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How to Answer
The interviewer wants assurance that you understand the work at Capitol Records isn't just schmoozing, attending celebrity events and being a part of posh promotions. Working for a record label is hard work and requires grinding into the nights, weekends, and on holidays. Assure the interviewer that you are ready for this commitment.

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Question 2 of 30
How would you ultimately describe your work style?
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How to Answer
This question is not referring to your personality or character, but more towards your methodology when it comes to getting your work done. Talk to the interviewer about your day-to-day approach to projects, communicating with coworkers, or collaborating with clients.

Your work style might be:

- Collaborative
- Well-Planned
- Speedy
- Flexible or Adaptive
- Independent
- Company-focused
- Team-based

Question 3 of 30
Would your former or current boss describe you as a worker who gladly goes the extra mile to complete their tasks?
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How to Answer
You can say that you will go the extra mile, but it's best to give a real-life example to the interviewer about a time when you did just that. Offer up your references to Capitol Records as well and discuss with the interviewer what you feel your most recent employer would say about you. Give examples of how you go the extra mile in the workplace.

Here are some ways that employees will go the extra mile:

- Starting on an upcoming project ahead of time, without being asked.
- Taking action on any feedback, they receive from their manager. Taking action means attending a class to improve a skill or reading a self-development book to help with communication skills at work.
- Coming to meetings ready to brainstorm or, better yet, with ideas already jotted down.
- Creating new ways for themselves or their team to maximize efficiency.
- Going out of their way to make their customers happy.

Question 4 of 30
How can we inspire your creative side?
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How to Answer
If an interviewer asks you any questions related to how they can help you, then you should rejoice! Companies lie Capitol Records, who ask potential employees what they can do for them, are often a flatter organizational structure and often fabulous companies to join. Think of a time when your creative juices were flowing. What were the surroundings, or which resources were available to you? Be sure to thank the interviewer for a question related to your needs!

Question 5 of 30
What decisions did you routinely make in your last position?
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How to Answer
The interviewer would like to know more about the types of decisions you are accustomed to making in the workplace. The way you answer this question will give Capitol Records a good idea of your level of experience, seniority, and ability to handle the decision-making requirements in this possible position.

If the job you are interviewing for requires you to be decisive and quick on your feet, you will need to be able to provide examples of how you have done these things in the past. If you worked in tech support, you faced with problems that you needed to find solutions for regularly. If you worked as an agent, your job might have required that you know how to negotiate and make decisions on contracts.

You may have faced decisions that became so routine you didn't think twice! Refer to these types of decisions and be sure to highlight how they have prepared you for a role like this one.

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Author of Capitol Records Answers and Questions

Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
First written on: 05/04/2019
Last modified on: 05/07/2019

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