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Entry Level 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.

Entry Level was updated on August 19th, 2018. Learn more here.

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Tell me one thing you are most proud of.

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Entry Level Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Tell me one thing you are most proud of.

      How to Answer

      Share an achievement that makes you proud! Try to think of one that demonstrates some of the skills and strengths that would make you an excellent candidate for the job. Your accomplishment could be graduating from high school with honors or getting a scholarship to the college of your choice. Maybe you made a difference in someone's life by volunteering. Think of a way you made a significant impact or share a goal you worked hard to achieve.

      Rachelle's Answer

      "I am the first University graduate in my family. When I completed my degree, my family threw a huge block party to celebrate! It felt amazing and is still one of my biggest drivers. My dad worked two jobs to put me through school, and I plan to be the best I can be in my career, to make him proud."

      Rachelle's Answer for an Admin Interview

      "I am very proud of being self-taught in QuickBooks and Sage. It took me some time and dedication, but I watched every possible online tutorial and YouTube video until I knew I would test at an Intermediate level."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Manager Interview

      "My greatest accomplishment was being the youngest employee to be promoted to a manager position in the history of my current company. I worked hard for this and am proud that my dedication to leadership coursework paid off."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Marketing Interview

      "I am most proud of my GPA! I graduated with a 3.7 GPA while working part-time. This accomplishment required a great deal of dedication and long nights from me, but they were 100% worth it."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Retail Interview

      "I was awarded employee of the month in my first month at my very first job out of high school! I always knew that my work ethic was stronger than most, but the affirmation of this was very motivating."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Sales Interview

      "My greatest accomplishment is building my sales book to over 300 accounts. When I started my first sales gig, I was at zero. I worked very hard to build and sustain those relationships."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Teacher Interview

      "I am most proud of the fact that I am interviewing for a teaching job at the same high school from which I graduated! Talk about full circle! One other achievement that I am proud of is my volunteer work as an assistant coach for our district's soccer team. The kids were a lot of fun to work with and, although we didn't keep score, it was a great opportunity for me to be a mentor while promoting health and physical activity."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Transportation Manager Interview

      "The accomplishment I am the most proud of is managing a very large project on a very tight deadline (... further information pertaining to this project, such as the company name, and so on). As a result, I developed strong project and time management skills that will undoubtedly enable me to thrive in this role at your company."

      Audra's Answer for an Elementary Teacher Interview

      "I'm really proud of my students improving their math scores from a 76% class average to an 85%. I supported students in this by integrating math more deeply into the entire curriculum. As a class, we read books where there was room to supplement math into the conversation. For example, I used 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' as a fun way to teach math skills required in business. My students felt a real-world connection to their learning, but it was also fun for them to interact with the story as we read it. It felt good both personally and professionally that I could make this connection for them. It was a boost to my confidence and taught me to look for more opportunities to use this strategy."

      Rachelle's Answer for a Chiropractor Interview

      "I am most proud of the fact that I have been able to achieve a great career and start a family all at a young age. It took a lot of dedication and long days but I was able to juggle it all."

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      Anonymous Answer

      "I am most proud of making my own decision to come to the US to study. I believe that the choice I made when I was 12 has changed my life significantly and made me who I am now, and I am proud of that."

      Rachelle's Answer

      You should be very proud of yourself - this would have been an incredible challenge for anyone, let alone being only 12 years old. To further bring your adventure to life, I recommend talking to the interviewer about your journey and what you did to ensure that this change was a success.

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