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Describe a difficult project and how you overcame it?

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Well I've worked on several challenging.

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  1. Describe a difficult project and how you overcame it?
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      1. Well I've worked on several challenging.

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  1. What was your greatest accomplishment as an archive technician?

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  1. What was your biggest disappointment as an archive technician?

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  1. Why should we hire you?
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      1. I am a quick learner, I am motivated and I know I have the skills that you are looking for. Although I may be a new graduate, I have attained experience in a number of different fields that make me a valuable asset. I know I will exceed your expectations in this role and I will work super hard to do so.

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  1. Give me a time when you went above and beyond the requirements for a project.
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      1. At my internship at the Whyte Museum, I was requires to do a brief inventory of some newly acquired prints. Upon starting the assignment, I realized a lot of them were deteriorating and needed to be rehoused, so as I went through each print recording the inventory, I also made notes about preservation concerns and put the photographs into proper housing.

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  1. What three words would you use to describe yourself?

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  1. Tell me about a time when you were trusted with confidential information.
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      1. There has never been a time when I was entrusted with confidential information.
      2. Working at the Banff Centre Archives, I was responsible for assessing all aspects of the collection, addressing preservation concerns, archival needs, processing, and arrangement. Some of the files contained confidential information on current and past employees and I was trusted with these materials.

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  1. Why are you the best archive technician for us?
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      1. I have some experience in working in archives and I think this company would allow me to learn even more.
      2. Not only do I have experience working in the archival field--during internships as an Archival Assistant, but my program has provided me with a unique background. I have learned the fundamentals of archival standards, but I have also had the opportunity to dabble in other similar fields such as preservation, cataloguing, database work, rehousing. These skills can help me to better manage a collection and process it in the best way possible.

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  1. As an Archive Technician, what do you believe is your best asset?
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      1. Time Management and organization. Working in an archives requires great organizational skills and an ability to manage your time effectively. I have had enough opportunities that have allowed me the opportunities to manage my own work flows and stay organized. I am also extremely motivated and I am an easy learner, so regardless of whether my knowledge of something is extensive, I will find a way to complete a task as best I can.

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  1. What do you feel is the most important skill an archive technician should possess?
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      1. Organization and attention to detail.

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