Diligence Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your next job interview, here are 15 interview questions focused on how diligent you are in your work.

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Give me an example of a time when you had to be extra diligent in order to meet a deadline.

"Last month I had a client who made a lot of additional and last minute changes to our project. Despite the changes, our deadline remained the same. Our project lead was becoming stressed that we would not meet our deadline so I agreed to stay late three nights that week to ensure that we met all expectations."

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15 Diligence Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. Give me an example of a time when you had to be extra diligent in order to meet a deadline.

  • 2. When have you had to be extra thorough in completing tasks?

  • 3. How often do you take work home with you?

  • 4. How do you determine priorities when you have multiple projects due?

  • 5. When you have a problem at work are you one to carefully consider what is at stake or do you jump in and hope for the best?

  • 6. When given an important assignment, how do you approach handling it?

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

  • 8. Do you always double check or proofread your work?

  • 9. Tell me about a time when you took on a new course to study in order to improve your own work performance.

  • 10. Tell me about a time when you took the initiative to improve work related procedures.

  • 11. How many days were you absent from work last year?

  • 12. Would your former or current boss describe you as a worker who gladly goes the extra mile to complete their tasks?

  • 13. How would your co-workers describe your attention to detail?

  • 14. Tell me about a time when you were particularly effective in prioritizing tasks and completing a project on schedule.

  • 15. How do you motivate yourself to keep going, even when you do not feel like remaining on task?