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25 Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on August 7th, 2019 | 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 25
Why do you believe you will have success at this position?
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How to Answer
The interviewer would like to know why you feel you are the correct fit for this role. This question presents an excellent time to highlight the skills you possess and show the interviewer that you are the best choice for the position.

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Question 2 of 25
Tell me about a situation in which you had to work with fellow team members who did not like you.
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How to Answer
As is often the case, if you are in a management role, you will have employees under you who may not like you. Now, if your entire team despises you, you may have a much bigger problem. One in which you shouldn’t tell the interviewer about. Keep your answer short and simple, and focus on one employee whose personality didn’t mesh with yours. And you were able to figure out a way to motivate and not let this personality clash affect your performance together. Also, do not mention names of employees.

Question 3 of 25
What do you see as the most difficult task in being a manager?
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Being in a management role is always a significant challenge. Share with the interviewer what you feel is the most challenging part of being a manager, and why. Also, discuss what you are currently doing to make this task less difficult in the future.

Question 4 of 25
As a manager, what is your greatest weakness?
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Everyone has their weaknesses -- and that is okay! Talk to the hiring manager about what you feel you could work on the most, and what you are doing about it. Avoid discussing a weakness that could be detrimental to you securing the position.

Question 5 of 25
How many people did you supervise at your last position?
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The interviewer would like to know more about the level of responsibility you are accustomed to having. Start with the most amount of people you have managed, even if it is not from your current or most recent position. If you are unsure, ask the interviewer how many people you would be handling in this role. If there is a significant uptick in this role, from what you are used to, then you need to overcome that future objection of not having enough leadership experience.

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Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
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.
First written on: 01/05/2017
Last modified on: 08/07/2019

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