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Author
Ryan Brown
    Job Interviews Companies Navient

20 Navient
Interview Questions

  1. Why would you like a position at Navient?

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    • "I feel it is a great place to learn and grow they offer great health packages and bonuses."
  2. Typically, how many hours a day do you work? Are you able to work long hours and weekends, if a project deadline is approaching?

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    • "I work 8hrs a day and willing to work more and on holidays."
    • "Obviously, no one wants to work more than they have to, we still all want a life outside of work. But I understand that if I want to get somewhere in my career, there will be days, months and years that I will be working more than just 9-5 Monday through Friday. If a project deadline is approaching I have no difficulty working longer hours or even weekends. I know that if I do not meet the deadlines, it would be much worse for me so I do not expect myself to miss a deadline."
    • "8 but I am willing to work more hours if it is needed."
  3. Why should we hire you?

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    • "Because if you need and effective and efficient staff, I am the one."
    • "I have very good communications skills, which I feel like a lot of the tech world lacks. I have done radio and have had jobs where I was the youngest employee by 30 years and had to convey myself to people with higher education levels. I also am an extremely hard worker. I will give you 100% percent every day."
  4. Tell me about an important goal that you set in the past. Were you successful?

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    • "A very important goal to me has been graduating from college in four years. While this is not a goal in work, it showed the hard work I put into school. I never stopped taking classes from the beginning of my college career, which includes every summer. Each summer I would take two or three classes so that I would be able to work during the school year."
    • "My goal to start my own business."
  5. In what areas do you believe Navient could improve upon itself?

  6. Tell me about a time that you successfully adapted to a culturally different environment.

  7. What type of work environment do you prefer?

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    • "The type of work environment that I prefer is an environment where everyone excels. I also prefer an environment that is very fast paced and requires a lot of cognitive thinking."
    • "To be honest, I like both types of environments, collaborative environment and working by myself. They both have their perks and the both have their negatives. Being able to bounce ideas off each other helps come up with the best product down the road but I also believe during collaboration, people need to go back and work on the ideas that were spoken about before collaborating again."
    • "A professional work environment where everyone respects each other."
  8. When have you exhorted patience when dealing with a coworker or difficult boss?

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    • "Never I have gotten along with all my coworkers and boss."
  9. Do you enjoy taking leadership roles, when the opportunity arises?

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    • "When the opportunity arises I wholeheartedly enjoy accepting leadership roles. I am great at communicating the ideas that I bring to the table and making sure that they are feasible for everybody."
    • "Yes if I have the best idea and plan I think I should be lead."
  10. What is the reason you are planning to leave your current employer?

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    • "I need an employment with a better career incentive."
    • "I feel this job has more to offer me on a professional level and is the better choice."
  11. When you decide on making a major change to a project, how do you inform your coworkers of the changes?

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    • "I inform them in advance and seek for opinions."
    • "I would tell them my point of view on why I think its better and list the good reasons for it and ask for their feedback on it."
  12. Describe your previous boss to me. What did you like and dislike about him or her?

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    • "He is very hardworking and he loves rewarding hard-work. He is absolutely nice to work with."
    • "I like that I was able to go to them and talk to them about anything dealing with the business and she was very understanding."
    • "My previous boss was very nice and easy going. There is nothing I did not like about him. He was a great boss."
  13. What hours are you custom to working?

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    • "The hours I have been working while at the Indiana Geological Survey have been normally 11-3 or 11-4. Before work I would also go to a class and then finish the day off with tour more classes. So while I only worked 4-5 hours a day I still had a very strict 9 to 5 schedule."
    • "Iam used to working 9-5 but I am flexible."
    • "Any hours would be fine for me to work."
  14. Tell me about a time you set a goal, but were unable to reach it.

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    • "When I wanted to increase my profit by 1, ooo in one month."
  15. What do you like best about the idea of working at Navient?

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    • "The learning experience I will receive the possibility to work over time and being recognized for the great work you do."
  16. What part of working at Navient, do you believe you will dislike the most?

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    • "Maybe the rude customers but that comes with the job and them not knowing youre actually there to help them."
  17. Why do you think you will like working at Navient?

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    • "Navient is a great company that will help foster my ability to keep learning on the job. It has not been a common occurrence that I have found a programming 1 job and I feel like this would be a great opportunity to learn a lot more about the field I am in."
    • "Navient is a great company that will help foster my ability to keep learning on the job. It has not been a common occurrence that I have found a programming 1 job and I feel like this would be a great opportunity to learn a lot more about the field I am in."
    • "For the chance to grow and become a professional individual and help people become financial successful."
  18. How do you typically deal with conflict? Can you give me an example?

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    • "Stay calm and level headed and just talk it out if it cant be talked out just walk away. when I was a cashier their was a lady that got very upset with me because we didnt take checks and thats all she had. I apologized for the inconvenience and she said we just lost her business, I apologized again as stormed out but the next day she came back and apologized for her behavior and she was just stressed out and left all her money home and was trying to get some food for her kids to eat. I smiled and told her I understood and accepted her apology and she remain a loyal customer."
  19. How would your former employer describe you?

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    • "Reliable, honest, hard working, ambitious, nice, friendly, lovable, didicated."
  20. Tell me about a time when you organized or planned an event that was very successful.

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    • "On several occasion when I entertained audit ISO officials who came to audit my regional office. I also organised end of year parties."
    • "The type of work environment that I prefer is an environment where everyone excels. I also prefer an environment that is very fast paced and requires a lot of cognitive thinking."
    • "When I had a surprise birthday party for my mother. This was hard to do because she is always working and going in for other people on their shifts. I had to hire a caterer invite family and friends from all over hire a dj rent a venue decorate the building but in the end it was a success everyone had a good time and she was very happy with her party."