General Dynamics Mock Interview

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

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How do you define success?

"I define success by my ability to reach the goals that are set out for me. On a personal level, the things I wish to achieve in my life. On a work level, the targets that are set out for me as well as the professional development that I seek."

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30 General Dynamics Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. How do you define success?

  • 2. Which parts of your current position bring you the most stress?

  • 3. What questions do you have for me?

  • 4. General Dynamics believes that a diverse workplace yields better results. When have you worked with a diverse group of people?

  • 5. Communication is one of the biggest keys to success at General Dynamics. When have your communication skills benefitted your team?

  • 6. Tell me about a time when you undertook a project that demanded a lot of initiative.

  • 7. When have you been asked to perform a function or complete a task in which you had little or no experience in doing?

  • 8. If General Dynamics hired you today, what would you accomplish first?

  • 9. General Dynamics focus' on four fundamental values, that shape everything we do. What are they?

  • 10. How do you feel about relocation or substantial amounts of travel?

  • 11. How do you manage your time?

  • 12. Are you actively interviewing with other companies, and are you close to offer stage with anyone?

  • 13. Do you believe it is possible to be a good team member yet disagree with the leader?

  • 14. What is your current salary?

  • 15. Your workload will be large at General Dynamics. How do you balance life and work?

  • 16. At General Dynamics we seek to hire only those with aerospace experience. Are you more experienced in the private or public aerospace industry?

  • 17. How do you think your early career will help you succeed in this position?

  • 18. If you were given a choice, which work related task would you leave for last? Why?

  • 19. Looking at your resume, it seems there are certain skills necessary for this position that do not stand out. How do you think you will be able to compensate for these missing skills?

  • 20. Have you progressed in your career as you have expected?

  • 21. How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  • 22. Many of our industry competitors have their employees under a non-compete contract. Are you bound by any non-compete contract with your current employer?

  • 23. Confidentiality is of utmost importance to us at General Dynamics. Are you willing to sign a confidentiality agreement, if hired?

  • 24. We are looking for a specific post-secondary degree for this role. Tell me about your post-secondary education and how it will help you in this position with General Dynamics.

  • 25. Our goal is to be the #1 defense company in the world. After researching General Dynamics, what do you think we could improve on?

  • 26. At General Dynamics we have some strong competitors. In your opinion, what makes us stand out from the others?

  • 27. Because of the nature of business at General Dynamics, we conduct background checks on employees. This practice includes criminal background, credit, and education checks. Are you willing to comply?

  • 28. There are numerous career avenues you can take with General Dynamics. Which career path interests you the most?

  • 29. In your opinion, what is the biggest breakthrough in the aerospace and defense industry in the past decade?

  • 30. The aerospace and defense industry is ever-changing. At General Dynamics, we seek to hire individuals with a keen interest in this industry. How do you stay up to date on aerospace-related current events?