Communication Mock Interview

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How do you show your co-workers the importance of communication in the workplace?

"I show my co-workers the importance of communication through my willingness to ask questions if I do not understand the first time. I do not pretend to know something to save face. By creating an environment where questions are encouraged, we have increased communication greatly, and have seen a healthier safety record as a result."

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20 Communication Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. How do you show your co-workers the importance of communication in the workplace?

  • 2. After receiving information from your supervisor, how do you ensure you properly communicate this information to your team?

  • 3. Tell me about a time when you improved communication between yourself and a co-worker or client.

  • 4. Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.

  • 5. Tell me about a time when your communication skills greatly benefited your team.

  • 6. How do you handle a situation where your supervisor does not properly communicate information to you?

  • 7. When entering a new job, describe how you build relationships with your new coworkers and supervisors.

  • 8. What experience do you have using team-based messaging applications?

  • 9. How would you describe your written communication skills?

  • 10. Tell me about your experiences giving presentations in front of large groups.

  • 11. How do you handle communicating bad news to a fellow worker or subordinate?

  • 12. Would you say you are a better verbal or written communicator?

  • 13. Tell me about an error or mistake you made because of a breakdown in communication from you or one of your team members.

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

  • 15. Tell me about a time when you had to use your verbal communication skills in order to get a point across that was important to you.

  • 16. How do you build rapport with your clients?

  • 17. Do you consider yourself a persuasive person?

  • 18. What are the components of a successful, and effective, presentation?

  • 19. Rate your listening skills from 1-10. What would your coworkers say about your listening skills?

  • 20. How would you handle working for a boss who was a poor communicator?