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30 Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Written on September 4th, 2018 | 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
Tell me about a time when you worked with a person who did things very differently than you. How did you collaborate?
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How to Answer
The interviewer wants to understand if you are a team player. These situations seem to happen often in the workplace since everyone's work style is a bit unique. Maybe you are organized, and you had to work with someone who is not organized. Perhaps you are a 'big picture' thinker, and you had to work with someone who micromanaged the details. Maybe you are a technology whiz, and you had to work with someone who likes to do things with paper and pen.

Start by discussing the project you were working on and the ways your work styles differed from each other. Explain how you came to a mutual consensus on how to conquer the project. Show the interviewer that you are capable of giving merit to different working styles, even if they do not match your own.

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Question 2 of 30
How did you prepare for this interview?
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The interviewer is putting you on the spot just slightly. They want to hear the steps that you took to prepare for your interview today. The wrong answer is that you are winging it! Even if you did not have a lot of time to prep for the meeting, or it was a last-minute booking, chances are you still took the time to search the company online or read through the job description. You can be brief and quickly touch on the ways that you prepared for the meeting.

Question 3 of 30
How would you explain the cloud to someone outside of the industry?
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Technical terms and methods can be confusing to anyone outside of the industry. Some say that if you cannot quickly explain what you do in layman's terms, then you do not understand it well enough. You should be able to explain everything that you do, on a Grade 8 level. The interviewer is testing to see if you can do this. Keep your reply brief and try to keep your words under three syllables!

Question 4 of 30
If you could meet anyone in the tech industry, who would you choose?
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This question is a personal based question, focused on who you most admire in the tech industry. With influencers changing all the time, and companies coming out with amazing advancements every day, the interviewer would like to know better which people are stand-out innovators to you. Be sure to back your answer with why this particular person is of interest to you.

Question 5 of 30
What is your favorite data structure, and why?
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How to Answer
There may be no right or wrong answer here, but the interviewer is interested in knowing which data structure is your favorite. Chances are, the structure that you choose is the one that you are best versed in, giving the interviewer an idea of your experience and skill level.

Some data structures include:

- Stack
- Search trees
- Priority Queues
- Hashing
- Disjoint sets

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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.
Published: 09/04/2018

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