Biological Technician Interview Questions

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Provide an example of a time you needed to quickly change priorities.

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  1. 1.

    Provide an example of a time you needed to quickly change priorities.

  2. 2.

    Provide us with a summary of your scientific background.

  3. 3.

    Talk about a time you were able to implement a change in a previous role and how that change was beneficial to the company that you were working for.

  4. 4.

    Describe your ideal supervisor.

  5. 5.

    Why are you interested in a career as a Biological Technician?

  6. 6.

    How do you stay current with the updates and changes in scientific technology?

  7. 7.

    What is your greatest strength?

  8. 8.

    Tell us about a time you made a mistake in your career and the steps you took to correct that mistake.

  9. 9.

    Where do you see yourself in five years?

  10. 10.

    What do you feel is the most important piece of a Biological Technician's role and why?

  11. 11.

    Do you feel that you will face any challenges in meeting the requirements of this position?

  12. 12.

    What do you enjoy most about working in a lab environment?

  13. 13.

    Talk about a time you were faced with a difficult ethical decision in the workplace.

  14. 14.

    What is your greatest weakness?

  15. 15.

    When faced with competing deadlines, how do you best prioritize your work?

  16. 16.

    Provide an example of a time that you had a conflict with a coworker or a client and explain what you did to resolve the conflict.

  17. 17.

    Talk about a goal you have set for yourself and what action steps you have taken towards achieving that goal.

  18. 18.

    Talk about a time that you were disappointed in yourself and why.

  19. 19.

    In your opinion, why is laboratory safety and following lab practices important?

  20. 20.

    Provide an example of a time you identified a workplace safety concern and explain how you addressed that concern.

  21. 21.

    This position requires a great deal of attention to deal. Do you consider yourself to be detail oriented, and if so, how?

  22. 22.

    Tell us about a time that you disagreed with your supervisor and how you handled the disagreement.

  23. 23.

    How do you measure the success of your work?

  24. 24.

    What makes you the ideal Biological Technician for our company?

  25. 25.

    What individual has had the greatest influence on your career?

  26. 26.

    If I were to contact your current/most recent supervisor and ask what you could improve on, what would he/she say?

  27. 27.

    What made you look for a role outside of the company that you are working for?

  28. 28.

    What do you feel is the most important skill a Biological Technician should possess?

  29. 29.

    How do you best learn the tasks of a new position?

  30. 30.

    What do you do if you are assigned a task that you are not familiar with?