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Diligence Interview Questions

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Rachelle Enns is an interview coach and job search expert. She works with candidates to perform their best in employment, medical, and post-secondary admission interviews.

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How often do you take work home with you?

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Diligence Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    How often do you take work home with you?

      How to Answer

      The interviewer would like to know if you work additional hours when necessary. The majority of people will work overtime hours or take work home with them on occasion. Talk to the interviewer about how frequently to take your work home.

      Rachelle's Answer

      "I make sure to utilize my work hours very efficiently, so the only time that I take my work home is when there is an extremely stringent deadline. I would say that, overall, I take my work home maybe twice per month. It's all about being diligent with your time in the office!"

      Rachelle's Answer for an Admin Interview

      "I take my work home with me whenever it is necessary. Some positions I have held, I work from home nearly every day. Other roles, such as my current position, I work from home just a couple of times per month."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Manager Interview

      "I try not to take my work home with me. Everyone needs downtime, and I discourage my team to pull unnecessary overtime as well. However, if something needs to get done, I will get it done, even from home."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Marketing Interview

      "In marketing, one must always be willing to work whenever the creative moment hits you. I have a notebook with memos on my current projects that I often add ideas to at all hours of the day and night."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Retail Interview

      "I do not take my work home with me very often. In retail, it is not often required. The times I will do this are when we have new product launches or sales scripts to learn. In those instances, my eagerness to be knowledgeable takes over and I will work any overtime required to get me up to date."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Sales Interview

      "I never leave my work! I have my emails on my smartphone and am happy to answer client questions in the evenings and weekends. I often travel after hours to be at a conference on time. Overtime is a way of life for a business development professional."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Teacher Interview

      "Teachers take their work home on a daily basis! I am no different. It's part of being dedicated to my students as well as my curriculum."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Benefits Manager Interview

      "I make sure to utilize my work hours very efficiently, so the only time that I take my work home is when there is an extremely stringent deadline. I would say that, overall, I take my work home maybe twice per month. It's all about being diligent with your time in the office. This also helps me maintain a good work-life balance."

      Rachelle's Answer for an Academic Advisor Interview

      "I make sure to utilize my work hours very efficiently, so the only time that I take my work home is when there is an extremely stringent deadline. I would say that, overall, I take my work home maybe twice per month. It's all about being diligent with your time in the office!"

      Rachelle's Answer for a Mortgage Banker Assistant Interview

      "I make sure to utilize my work hours very efficiently so the only time that I take my work home is when there is an extremely stringent deadline. I would say that, overall, I take my work home maybe twice per month. It's all about being diligent with your time in the office!"

      Rachelle's Answer for an ABE Teacher Interview

      "I make sure to utilize my work hours efficiently, so the only time that I take my work home is when there is a stringent marking deadline. I would say that, overall, I take my work home maybe once per week, but I try to keep my work at work. If I'm really pressed for time, I'll arrive at school early to get some work done before students arrive."