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1. When have you gone above and beyond the call of duty for another individual?
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the principal investigative unit of the U.S. department of justice (DOJ). The FBI gathers and reports facts, compiles evidence, and locates witnesses in legal matters in which the United States is or may be a party in interest. In addition, the bureau assists both U.S. and International Law enforcement agencies in crime investigation and personnel training.
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FBI Interview Questions
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What is your greatest strength?
 
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To react or respond under great pressure or negative situations.
 
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I am organized and detail oriented. My writing is impeccable. I am a great written communicator. I remember details, cut and paste into documents, and organize to computer folders. I have a great memory.
 
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What is your greatest weakness?
 
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My drive. It is both my weakness and my strength. I sometimes become so eager to achieve a goal or complete a task that my patience level drops. This is something I have learned to slow down with and be able to delegate certain duties off to my team, as a manager, to achieve a successful outcome.
 
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I tend to get really engulfed in my work and let it take over my time, I will not rest until the work is done, which can lead to issues in the long run.
 
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How do you handle stress and pressure?
 
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I am very calm all the time. I like to handles stressful situation methodically and according to policies and procedures developed by those who have gone before me.
 
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Well. I try to remain calm and think logically. I try to analyze objectively and problem solve.
 
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Why should we hire you?
 
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Dedication to my job and team. I have strong integrity and loyalty.
 
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I am college educated/responsible/detail oriented/hard worker/selfless and would like to help put pieces of information together to perhaps spoil and terrorism plot/kidnapping and the like.
 
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When was the last time that you thought outside of the box? What did you do?
 
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Mock WMD scenario, assisted bomb techs with dismantling an ignition device that they had problems with dismantling on their own.
 
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As a teacher, I have to think outside the box almost every day because people learn things in different ways. If I change one word, it may make a difference to one person. If I show something in a different way, it may make a difference to a lot of people.
 
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What is the FBI's policy on the use of deadly force by its special agents?
 
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When it is necessary. When there is an imminent threat that poses a danger to the special agent or someone else.
 
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FBI special agents may only use deadly force when necessary, when the agent has a reasonable belief that the subject of the force poses death or serious physical injuries to others.
 
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What is the mission of the FBI?
 
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To protect the citizens of the united states, home or abroad against violence or terrorists acts.
 
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To protect the American people and uphold the US Constitution.
 
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Why do you want a career in the FBI?
 
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My act of patriotism and commitment to the safety of all citizens domestic or foreign.
 
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It's honorable, I think that I would perform well as a Special Agent, I desire to serve my nation still and go after bad guys, and it's a good and stable career.
 
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Tell me about a time when someone challenged your trustworthiness. How did you respond?
 
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For the past few weeks, I have been acting manager in the absence of the store owner at the company where I work. I am the youngest person that works at that location and am the newest employee. For these reasons, my manager was a little skeptical about my capabilities to manage the store alone. My capabilities to run the store in the absence of my supervisor eased her worries and has proven to be of benefit to Cordially Invited.
 
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I thought about consequences and the effect my actions would have on numerous people. My loss outweighed my gain.
 
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Where do you see yourself in five years?
 
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I would like to have a wife and a family.
 
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My aspiration is a career, with advancement potential, with good benefits where I can change lives one person at a time, and make a real difference in the world.
 
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Tell me about a time when you used your analytical skills to solve a problem.
 
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I analyze test results on a quarterly basis. I look for pieces of the puzzle that are missing, and that is what drives my instruction in the classroom. Then I teach toward filling the learning gaps that are occurring or have occurred. The ultimate goals are to fill in the holes in learning and make the test scores rise.
 
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Timing of an individuals driving habits. When and where could individuals go by vehicle and not be observed.
 
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Tell me about a past experience that required you to be alert to details while completing the task.
 
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The jobs I had before taught me to be a hard worker and to never stop.
 
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Tell us about your experience in past jobs that required you to be especially alert to details while doing the task involved.
 
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When was the FBI founded?
 
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The FBI was founded on July 26.
 
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When was the FBI founded?
 
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When we perform a thorough background check on you and your family, what is the worst thing we are going to find?
 
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Well, my Father died, my Mother is being investigated. She is marrying a Preacher, which he has left his wife for my Mother. My Papa helped me become a Freemason, and my whole family is Military Bred and Task Force. You'll enjoy my family background.
 
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Maybe the problems we use to have in the family.
 
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Have you ever stolen anything valued at more than ten dollars?
 
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Yes I have, unfortunately. I do not appreciate you reminding me of my childish past. You cannot hold a Man back from his future because of his past, that is un-human.
 
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Yes - money from my dad. Outside of family, I've stolen but not above $10 that I recall.
 
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Give me an example of how well you can listen to and follow instructions.
 
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I know respect. I know responsibility. Show me the way I follow the path, obstacles may come, hell its part of life. Make a way. Listen, be observant, & wise decisions.
 
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I recently bought a road bike. Before I had ever ridden one, the instructor went over all the gears, how to mount it, hand positions, leg positions, launch, steering, and stopping. It may sound simple, but he specifically made a comment that I followed his directions perfectly which many people he trains disregard.
 
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How do you stay up to date with the latest technology?
 
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Honestly, I go to my liking whether it has updated or other products being advertised. I'm typically stationary unless I feel like I would enjoy something else.
 
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I usually know about new wearables, phones, or tvs, but I feel as though there is an endless amount of info about new technology that I may never be able to keep up with especially when it comes to consumer tech vs business or military.
 
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Would you lie to a friend? What if it was for their own benefit?
 
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I would if it was a life or death situation and could harm them.
 
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Yes, but just to keep their friendship.
 
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When have you kept a secret in your life?
 
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I have kept a lot of secrets in my life that I don't even remember some of them now.
 
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I currently hold a big secret from my family.
 
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Name a time when your morals were questioned.
 
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When my friend asked me to do somthing that would not to be good to my well being.
 
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My morals where questioned when a kid in class asked me why I believed that there is a god.
 
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Name a difficult writing assignment you successfully completed. How did you organize it?
 
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I did it in chronological order.
 
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Name a hard writing assignment you successfully completed and how did you organize it.
 
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Describe a major change that occurred in a job that you held. How did you adapt to this change?
 
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We had to work under someone totally different.
 
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Changover from paper pubs to microfich, seven team sets 4500 pubs in each. Replaced one pub at a time and did all changes and reports changes recieved and pub relaced before replacing pub with fich.
 
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How do maintain a balance between work and the rest of your life?
 
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I worked at a company and moved to a higher level of support. I lived with my girlfriend paying $600 a month for everything included. Awesome example.
 
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So far in life I have not yet done anything unless you count me doing speeches that I put a lot of time and effort into.
 
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