General Electric Mock Interview

To help you prepare for a General Electric job interview, here are 40 interview questions and answer examples.

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Tell me about the last time you undertook a project that demanded a lot of initiative.

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List of 40 General Electric Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Tell me about the last time you undertook a project that demanded a lot of initiative.

  2. 2.

    At General Electric, we seek to hire those who are confident in their skills and proactive. How do you plan to make an impact on our business in the first 90 days?

  3. 3.

    What are your salary expectations?

  4. 4.

    At General Electric, we have business partners and interests all over the world. Are you open to international travel? Is there anything that would restrict you from traveling for work?

  5. 5.

    Typical "corporate culture" is something that we work to avoid here at General Electric. Tell me about your ideal workplace culture.

  6. 6.

    How do you feel about performance incentives?

  7. 7.

    When have you had to lead by example?

  8. 8.

    How do you define success?

  9. 9.

    We are asking for 8 years of industry experience and you have just 5. Why do you think you are qualified for this position?

  10. 10.

    General Electric puts a lot of focus on our local and global impact, so we seek to hire those with the same values. What do you know about our company values, and how do they align with your personal values?

  11. 11.

    What type of work environment allows you to be the most productive?

  12. 12.

    Tell me about a time you made a suggestion requesting change in an organization.

  13. 13.

    How would your co-workers describe your attention to detail?

  14. 14.

    Considering your background is in an industry different from ours, what skills and characteristics do you have that qualify you for this position in this industry?

  15. 15.

    At General Electric, we put a lot of emphasis on clear communication between all parties, departments, and sectors of our business. Tell me about your communication style.

  16. 16.

    Because General Electric is geographically widespread, we have to accommodate a variety of time zones. Do you have experience working with clients and co-workers in multiple time zones?

  17. 17.

    Have you ever been employed through a company merger or acquisition? If so, tell me about your experience.

  18. 18.

    We have a few strong competitors. In your opinion, what does General Electric do to stand out from the rest?

  19. 19.

    Being a multi-national organization, there are many opportunities for career growth here. If hired, where would you like to take your career with General Electric?

  20. 20.

    Tell me about your greatest work-related accomplishment.

  21. 21.

    Have you ever taken a role in a company that didn't fit into your long-term career plans?

  22. 22.

    What are your strengths?

  23. 23.

    At your current or former place of employment, how important was communication and dealing with others?

  24. 24.

    How do you like to encourage ideas in others?

  25. 25.

    Tell me about your education.

  26. 26.

    On a scale from 1 to 10, how honest are you?

  27. 27.

    As a manager, who has been your greatest influence? Tell us about person that has defined what type of leader you wish to be.

  28. 28.

    How do you balance life and work?

  29. 29.

    What was the most challenging aspect of your previous job? How did you overcome it?

  30. 30.

    What sources do you look to when solving complicated problems?

  31. 31.

    If a co-worker called in sick and you were asked to take over their project, requiring overtime from you, how would you react? Where do you draw the line when it comes to being a team player?

  32. 32.

    How would you rate your performance in this interview so far?

  33. 33.

    Where do you see yourself in five years?

  34. 34.

    What did you like or dislike about your previous job?

  35. 35.

    How do you deal with conflict?

  36. 36.

    What are your weaknesses?

  37. 37.

    Tell me about a time you had to explain something complex in a simplified manner.

  38. 38.

    Tell me about a time you were blamed for a mistake you didn't make.

  39. 39.

    Tell me about a time you had a heavy workload.

  40. 40.

    What drives results at GE?