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1. What is your long-range objective?
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2 of 25
How many Chinese restaurants are in America?
 
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I can pull up google to locate that answer for you.
 
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Lets assume there are 300M US people, 50% eat chinese food 1/week, that`s 150M meals/week. Lets assume each restaurant needs to sell 100 meals/day or 700/week, 150m/700=around 200k.
 
3.
None; they are all in America, not in China.
 
4.
41,000 Chinese restaurants.
 
5.
None; they are all in America, not in China.
 
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3 of 25
Be honest, do you really want this position? Why?
 
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Yes, I do. I feel I would be able to do a good jobin this position, and look forward to helping the customers that come to the store. I think this would be a great place to work.
 
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Yes. I have vast experience in online publishing, seo, journalism, communication and organizational skills. AAA is an established organization with a reputation I would be honored to uphold.
 
3.
Yes, I strongly feel I can excel in this position and help the company grow.
 
4.
Yes I would like this Sales associate position because I would love to gain a good relationship with all my customers and make sure they are satisfied with the product they have bought.
 
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I want to make a difference in the community and the fact that I have already been engaged in community partnerships in public health, I know that I will enjoy my job. When you enjoy a job it reduces stress, worry, and unhappiness. I want to be happy and help others reach that point as well.
 
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4 of 25
What qualities do you feel a successful manager should have?
 
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A successful manager should be able to listen well, answer questions and provide training when necessary.
 
2.
If he is my boss, he does not have to show me any redeeming quality. I do.
 
3.
Good communication, expertise in area, great inter-personal skills.
 
4.
Patience, leadership, respect, and passion.
 
5.
A calm, authoritative attitude yet respectful.
 
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5 of 25
If I were to ask your professors to describe you, what would they say?
 
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I am an outstanding student im hardworking and outspoken.
 
2.
Intelligent, thorough, precise, creative, talented, and ambitious.
 
3.
Resourceful and well organized.
 
4.
They will describe me as a good student of them.
 
5.
Most likely, quiet, attentive, inquisitive and intelligent.
 
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6 of 25
Tell me about yourself.
 
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I am currently a grad student at Texas A&M University with a major in Nonprofit Management and Fiscal Performance. I possess a Bachelors of Science and Masters of Public Health Degree from Argosy University. I enjoy research, cooking, volunteering in the community when time permits. Currently, I am a Red Cross Volunteer and developing a partnership for my fraternity, Kappa Lambda Chi Military Fraternity Inc.
 
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I from standard chartered bank. I have been there for the last six years working as a teller. I have mastered the bank systems, processes and procedures . I work whole heartedly and devotedly. I have a bachelors degree in social sciences economics an a number of certificates.
 
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I'm honest, hardworking, patient, reliable, creative, friendly...
 
4.
I enjoy being busy. I take pride in my work and I am loyal employee.
 
5.
I feel like throughout my prior occupations I have been taught by some of the most kind and hard working individuals.
 
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7 of 25
Why should I hire you?
 
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As someone with a background in architecture, city planning, urban design, and real estate, I have also had the experience to work with a trans-disciplinary firm of biologists, artists, and psychologists. Everything I understood to be justified by the integrity of challenged ways I am passionate about the city of Pittsburgh and improving.
 
2.
Why should i hire you?
 
3.
Because I would be a great asset to you and your work team.
 
4.
You should hire me because, Iam one of a kind.... I have more knowledge to perform...
 
5.
Great experience, Responsible, Fast learner, Interested and passionate about learning more.
 
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8 of 25
What is your greatest weakness?
 
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my greatest weakness is being a little shy and being to determined
 
2.
My greatest weakness is that I am my own worst critic. But that pushes me to always strive to be better in all aspects!
 
3.
My greatest weakness is encouragement.
 
4.
Perfectionist - always try to make things perfect but sometimes time doesn't allow me to accomplish perfection.
 
5.
My trusting and loyal nature. Though that is also one of my greatest strengths.
 
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9 of 25
Have you ever had a conflict with a boss or professor? How was it resolved?
 
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I have had a professor to refuse to grade my paper due to turning it in 15 mins late, but I was able to resolve the issue by simply communicating my reason for being late and ensuring that it would not happen it again.
 
2.
To be honest, I've never had a conflict with any of my bosses.
 
3.
We talk it out and work it out.
 
4.
Never a conflict we have had differing ideas on how to do something.
 
5.
Yes, But since he the professor and as a student I should sorry and obey what should be done.
 
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10 of 25
How has your education prepared you for your career?
 
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My education has prepared me a lot for my career. I might be in a different field than what I studied but all the analytical skills and the problem solving skills are acquired from University I use them in my everyday role. I tend to believe that education doesn't teach you how to do your job when you get one but it teaches you how to learn which you will be doing a lot when you get a job.
 
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It prepared me by helping me to stay focus and pay attention to detail in everything. Plus provides me the basic framework of necessary skills I need.
 
3.
So much so much.. Expand my thought to understand others that realy impact on the sucessful outcome.
 
4.
My education has prepared me for my career because all the courses I have taken and ma currently taking involve group work which require working with other people to get a job done.
 
5.
I majored in economics and learnt macro economic analysis, computer applications, research methods and data analysis all of which you essential for some to perfect in this role.
 
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11 of 25
Why is a manhole cover round?
 
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Because shape of cover prevents from falling inside.
 
2.
round had no edges, it will not hurt the man who entering the hole
 
3.
So it would match the street, people can see it.
 
4.
Because it makes it easier to lifted in case of cleaning.
 
5.
So they can drive over it to get to Safeway.
 
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12 of 25
What questions do you have for me?
 
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13 of 25
How many manhole covers are there in the USA?
 
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As many as to cover all the manholes in usa.
 
2.
As enough covers to cover the manhole.
 
3.
I don't know, does anyone know that?
 
4.
I don't know, but I can help you find out.
 
5.
80 million
 
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14 of 25
Tell me about the worst manager you ever had.
 
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15 of 25
Tell me about a time when you had to work with a difficult person. How did you handle it?
 
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16 of 25
Why do you think you will be successful in this role?
 
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17 of 25
What was your least favorite job? Why?
 
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18 of 25
How do you manage your time?
 
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19 of 25
What is your biggest regret?
 
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20 of 25
When was the last time you used your sense of humor to diffuse a situation at work?
 
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21 of 25
Are you a team player?
 
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Yes. By working as a liasion between editorial, creative services, IT and marketing, ensuring communication between departments is essential to uphold the reputation of the organization.
 
2.
Yes im a good team player.
 
3.
Yes I am a team player and I'm also able to be a independent player as well.
 
4.
Yes, I work well in a team, I believe the work one does benefits from the efforts put in by each individual.
 
5.
Yes I love to work with others.
 
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22 of 25
Just give me a rough guess, if I had all the money in the world how much would I have?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Money has no value, it's a token. If you had all of it, it would be inherently worthless, as money is typically just paper.
 
2.
60 trillion
 
3.
Can you really have all of the money in the world?
 
4.
About 500000trillion usd.
 
5.
As much money as it is in the world.
 
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23 of 25
Why do you want to work for us?
 
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To have the opportunities to expand my knowledge.
 
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Because I want to learn new things and working for someone they will teach me.
 
3.
I have a entrepreneurial spirit, but financially I don't believe I'm prepared to start my own company; therefore, I feel that I can learn more about the systems and generate enough income in the process toward my own company.
 
4.
Working for someone will improve my knowledge and experience, so when I start my own company I would be able to help someone else grow.
 
5.
I really want to learn how to serve and as well tutored on how to build a career.
 
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24 of 25
What are your three favorite tv shows right now?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Akabbinkano, faceoff, and news.
 
2.
Empire, Criminal minds and Fuller House.
 
3.
I don't have any right now.
 
4.
Scandel. Chicago pd and 50 shades of blue.
 
5.
I watch a lot of anime online, besides that I watch the Big Bang Theory.
 
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25 of 25
What motivates you?
 
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