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30 Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on March 23rd, 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 30
As an electrician apprentice, how well do you handle criticism?
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How to Answer
The interviewer is looking for a solid example of your ability to handle criticism and implement the feedback appropriately. This question offers an excellent opportunity to showcase your ability to take constructive criticism and use it for professional growth.

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Question 2 of 30
How do you protect yourself from electrical accidents or injuries?
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The interviewer would like to know that you are aware of the safety requirements related to being an electrician apprentice. While answering this question, it is best to display that you are mindful of the importance of safety on the job, rather than merely reciting what you have learned in the classroom setting. If you do not have a personal example, you can use an example that you've heard recently from an industry colleague or even a news story.

Question 3 of 30
Why did you choose our company, when applying for electrician apprenticeships?
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Show the interviewer that you have done your homework on their company. Comb through the company website, if they have one. Check Google reviews to see what makes the company successful and be sure to know the job description thoroughly. You can craft your answer based on that research.

Question 4 of 30
Why should I hire you as our next electrician apprentice?
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Interviewers want to hear about that one unique skill that sets you apart from the other candidates applying for this job. Think of your answer as your 'elevator pitch' or your qualifying statement. If you can't think of ways that you are unique, ask a few friends or family members what they feel sets you apart from other people. Their observations may help you understand how you are perceived.

Perhaps you already know what sets you apart! This skill could include any industry accolades, exceptional achievements, additional industry related training, a second language, or how involved you are in the community. Don't be afraid to brag about yourself a bit. In an interview, you are your most influential advocate.

Try completing your response with a question for the interviewer, regarding any objections they may have when it comes to hiring you. By asking this question, you can keep the conversation going and overcome any objections the interviewer may have before you leave the interview.

Question 5 of 30
Why did you choose to become an electrician?
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It's time to show the interviewer where your passion comes from, for your career as an electrician. You can answer this question from a more personal perspective to allow the interviewer to get to know you a bit better. However, be sure to tie it all in professionally, at the end of your response.

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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: 09/22/2010
Last modified on: 03/23/2019

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