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Top 35 Floral Designer Interview Questions

Question 1 of 35
What is your favorite flower and why?
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"My favorite flower is the red rose. It's romantic, a classic, and the smell is unbeatable. I am a fan of traditional flowers that surpass trends."
Which flower speaks best to you and why? Talk to the interviewer about your favorite flower and what your emotional attachment is to that particular flower.
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Question 2 of 35
How many arrangements can you make in one day?
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"In my current position I started making X amount of arrangements in one day. I can now make XX arrangements in a single shift. How many arrangements would you like to see me make per day?"
Are you able to work efficiently and make an impressive amount of arrangements on a daily basis? Assure the interviewer that you are able to handle a busy workload. This is also a great time for you to find out what the potential employer's expectations are.
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Question 3 of 35
Do you consider yourself creative?
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What is your favorite way to express yourself artistically on your time off?
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Question 5 of 35
Why have you chosen to be a floral designer?
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Question 6 of 35
How extensive is your knowledge on plants?
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Question 7 of 35
What type of flower is an Iris?
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Question 8 of 35
Tell me about a Carnation flower.
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Question 9 of 35
What kinds of qualities do you believe a flower designer should have?
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Question 10 of 35
What is Baby's Breath, and when is that typically used in an arrangement?
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Question 11 of 35
What would you do if a customer wanted an arrangement that you believe would not be attractive?
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Question 12 of 35
Tell me about yourself.
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Question 13 of 35
Do you have any post-secondary education?
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Question 14 of 35
Are you a team player?
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Question 15 of 35
We have had concerns with employee theft recently. What would you do if you caught a co-worker stealing?
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Question 16 of 35
Do you think honesty is always the best policy?
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Question 17 of 35
What are your salary expectations?
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Question 18 of 35
What feedback did you receive at your last job?
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Question 19 of 35
How would you describe your personality?
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Question 20 of 35
What type of manager brings out the best in you?
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Question 21 of 35
Who would you say inspires you?
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Question 22 of 35
Tell me about the largest event you have ever prepared flower arrangements for?
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Question 23 of 35
As a floral designer you may be in extra demand for special events and holidays. Are you willing to work overtime, evenings, and weekends as needed?
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Question 24 of 35
If you could take a course to learn a new floral design skill what would it be?
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Question 25 of 35
Have you ever had a dispute with a customer? How did you handle it?
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Question 26 of 35
Tell me about a time when you made an error on an arrangement. How did you fix the arrangement and please the customer?
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Question 27 of 35
Tell me about a Calla flower.
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Question 28 of 35
Do you aspire to own your own floral shop one day?
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Question 29 of 35
Are you a detail oriented person?
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Question 30 of 35
Take a few minutes to walk me through your floral design experience, from your very first position, until now.
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Question 31 of 35
Describe your philosophy on customer service.
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Question 32 of 35
Why are you the best floral designer for us?
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Question 33 of 35
How would you discuss your vision with the customer?
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Question 34 of 35
How would you go about determining what kind of arrangement a customer needs?
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Question 35 of 35
Why do you want this job?
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Question 1 of 35
What is your favorite flower and why?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Peony because of the shape and fragrance.
2.
I love birds of paradise.
3.
What irritates me about other people.
4.
Gerbera, I love the bright colors that they can add.
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The peony because of its amazing shape and fullness once in bloom and perfume.
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I know the principle of floral design such as how to make arrangements.
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I don't have a favorite, they all have unique qualities I appreciate.
Question 2 of 35
How many arrangements can you make in one day?
User-Submitted Answers
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This varies based on the complexity of the design and job.
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Depends on how busy it is, will I also be serving customers while I'm working? Depending on the size of the arrangement, it takes me about 10-15 minutes to make one piece. About 20 minutes for larger funeral and wedding work.
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I believe being new that it would take me a half hour to do an arrangement depending on its complexity.
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Depends on the size of them.
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I made a maximum of 20 simple flower arrangement.
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If I work from about 6am to about 5pm with the exception of lunch at about 12 then I could possibly get about maybe 30-40 in.
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My flowers are handmade, so I have to craft the flowers first in order to be able to start arranging. For one big arrangement I would need around a week to finish, that is why I charge more for my time that I have to sacrifice.
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Depends on how elaborate.
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I would not really know but I would hopefully be able to make at least one.
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I make one arrangement in 10 minutes.
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About twenty five small ones.
12.
I haven't had the opportunity to create floral arrangements however I am a quick learner.
13.
For me it depends on the location or areas.. Where can I exhibit my arrangement maybe 3 to 4 up thank you.
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Depending on the type of arrangmets. When we are talking about wedding arangments for tables I can make around 40.
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As many as you need for that day. I have endess creative abilities and enjoy creating anything.
Question 3 of 35
Do you consider yourself creative?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I think out of the box.
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Over I get fantastic inspiration from all areas, such as colors, pictures, personalities, and nature.
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I can create new designers.
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I love to create using various flowers with texture and colors. I love bold colors and simple designs.
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I believe I am quite creative.
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I am very creative. I make flower crowns for my friends in the summer.
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I am a visual learner and have good ideas but need experience.
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I mostly think before I do the arrangements and how it will look when it's done.
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Will I know how I want it to look and what type of flowers I should choose by the colour and way the flower look.
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I would say I'm extremely creative.
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Creativity is about human expression and communicating deeply.
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I have always took interest I'm creative things such as jewelry instruments.
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I have always took interest I'm creative things such as jewelry instruments.
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I love to be creative whether it be putting together a change in my home, changing the design of a garden or simply playing with flowers to come up with something different then the average design.
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This is a subjective question, what field refers to?
Question 4 of 35
What is your favorite way to express yourself artistically on your time off?
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Gratification in creating wonderful works of art.
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Yes, love love love, Dali, Andy Warhlo, Picasso.
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Ye! In fact I am interested in different art forms. I consider art in pretty much anything . From carpentry to building a house.
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Yes, I love to draw and do some art sometime when I have my time.
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Yes I love to draw a lot I had 3 drawing books at home when I get bored I draw picture.
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I have always had love for all art forms.
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Absolutely and the history of it.
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Yes I do! Very much. I wanted to go to college majoring in art but my dad encouraged nursing as it was a sure bet financially.
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I do, in high school I was captivated by the street art; taking a delicate picture and adding an edge to it was so different! since then I appreciate interior design and see the flower industry as an artistic expression.
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Yes, even though I'm not to good at painting or drawing or anything like that I still love it and if I really work at it I can do a really good job.
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I love art, and that is why I think I am as creative as I am.
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Absolutely, I studied art and am also an artist and illustrator myself.
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Yes exactly, I love art when I was in studying . I've learned a lot in art art and it uses by every one it depends too.
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Yes I took a art class in college. I learned a lot about more of the history behind art. I do do appreciate it.
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Yes--art and creativity is part of every day of my life.
Question 5 of 35
Why have you chosen to be a floral designer?
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Showing flowers or examples in book. Talking about colour, form, scent, longevity.
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Because I enjoy all aspects of working in a flower shop.
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Because I like to be creative.
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I chosen this as my new career because I know I have some experts of making a arrangements.
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Because this career is new for me and in the first place I never thought I would be this good I went 2nd place last year and and my next Skills Competition 2016 is at the same place Danforth CTI I hope I can do my best to understand and know all the types of flowers.
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Because my auntie had a shop.
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At first I did it to help the family business, but now I want to continue to do it because I truly enjoy the work and the experience of bringing flowers into people's lives.
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Because I am a creative person always wanting to make people happy.
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Being one to arrange and deliver beauty to weddings and other events has been a dream.
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I have always had an arty flair and floral gardening was my hobby. I would now like to do something I live for a living.
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I want to be in a creative field and to have my own floral business one day.
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Because this trigger my passion to learn what I desire for.
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I feel I can grow in this field and personalize each arrangement to each clients personality.
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Love working with nature. Its calm and peaceful.
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I chose this as a career because I seem to have a nack for it and it is pretty fun and I love flowers.
Question 6 of 35
How extensive is your knowledge on plants?
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I have enough for the knowledge for floral designs.
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I took a one year course in this field.
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Enough to know about basic plant care for the home.
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Not very, however I am currently studying botany.
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I can name a lot of flowers but not in latin.
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Extensive on house plants.
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It's depends on how it will be and I fill it with flowers.
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It's depends on the way it will look.
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It is a basic knowledge I would say. I am more confident on my knowledge in cut flowers.
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I know more by appearance than by names but I am a very quick learner.
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I have a basic knowledge of plants.
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In floral designs, I have the knowledge on each flower meaning.
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Growing up pulling weeds at nana's and hearing all the different types of cactus was intriguing.
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Studied science at high school.
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Well given that I'm only in 7th grade, it's not to good but I know enough to keep a plant alive for more than 48 hours and I know how it goes through photosynthesis and what it needs.
Question 7 of 35
What type of flower is an Iris?
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A genus of hundreds of species.
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Blooms now til spring, hardy flower, named after greek goddess Iris.
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Long stem, distinctive blue and yellow.
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It's a bulb flower. Generally blue with yellow.
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An Iris is a purple with yellow in the middle.
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Purple with yellow in the middle.
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It's a bulb plant that grows tall stalks with almost an orchid look about them. The leaves are flat and elongated. They have multiple colors primarily purple. The oriental type Iris is my favorite.
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Purple with a little yellow bulb.
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A type of flowering plant with showy flower, in Greek, Iris is standing for rainbow, and it means, missing you, gourgeous.
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There are different types of irises.
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An Iris is a flowering plant.
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Love because he has a 3 separated petals that symbols with love.
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Irises are usually blue, yellow or purple. They grow from rhisomes. In the NW, they usually bloom in April & May.
Question 8 of 35
Tell me about a Carnation flower.
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Hardy, now comes in variety of colors, last a long time and economical.
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They are a mass flower that come in a variety of colors.
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It's a herbaceous perennial. Is a hearty versatile flower. Does great if it's used in arrangements which require lots of prep time which means it will be out of the water for extended periods of time. Carnations due incredible well, they have a unique simplicity and they've been around for over 2000 years.
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A carnation is a very hardy flower. Actually in the rose family. It is very resilient. It can stay out of water longer than most.
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When grown in gardens, Carnations grow to between 6 and 8.5 cm in diameter. Petals on Carnations are generally clawed or serrated. They are usually used as filler flowers.
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Lasts a long time. Can be pink, red, white, yellow and orange. Good flower for a bouquet, quite old fashioned.
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Very useful in designing. Can be sprayed and takes dye well.
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Carnation flower has different types of colours and some has 2 different colour and some are same.
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They can vary in size. The flower has a high petal count so it looks bushy. Has many colors. And they smell real good. They last quite a while in an arrangement.
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It has a very long life, sturdy, comes in various colours.
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Carnation is a flower that represent mother's love, this flower is an icon in mother's day, and it has different colors .
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Carnations come in different colours and they express love, fascination. Their blooms last a long time after being cut. They grow readily from cuttings made from suckers.
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Dianthus caryophyllus/ carnation is a species of dianthus, it's native region is unknown due to extensive cultivation.
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Cheapest flower in money terms which is used very often. It is a basic looking flower and thus works in many arrangements and venues.
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Carnations are big and are mostly used in bouquets as well.
Question 9 of 35
What kinds of qualities do you believe a flower designer should have?
User-Submitted Answers
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A good eye for detail, creative and good organisation skills.
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The ability to create pleasant visual senses and listen to custom request details.
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One should be open minded, creative, great inter personal.
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Enthusiasm, inspiration, knowledge, personality whimsy.
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Empathy, Kindness, knowledge of plaants and flowers, customer service skills.
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Attentive, sympathetic, creative, up to date with current trends.
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Depends on how the designer want it to be.
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Quick problem solving, creative, passionate, careful, steady hands, speed, charisma, and patience.
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Inventory and supplies good customer relations and consistency.
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Creative flair, patience, good customer service skills and flexibility.
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Creativity, energetic, happy, hard working.
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A strong and flexible adaptability to changes due to enquiries, sense of art is important as well.
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Gentle, calm, smiling, politeness.
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Kind, able to take care of a flower, good with people.
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Open mind, perceptive, energy, enthusiasm, artistic.
Question 10 of 35
What is Baby's Breath, and when is that typically used in an arrangement?
User-Submitted Answers
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Baby breath is a flower in the carnation family and is typically used for filler in bouquets but can also be used for various things.
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It is of the carnation family, used as filler, typically in wedding arrangements.
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Baby's breath is used mainly as a filler, bouquet, vases. Few years ago was back in style. Its very hardy and last a very long time.
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Airy clustery flower, used mostly in weddings and communions.
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It is an airy cloud like flower that is usually white but sometimes pink and is used as a filler.
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Baby's breath is a nice filler.
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Baby's breath is a small white flowers that used for bouquets and for boutonniere and guest tile arrangements.
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Babies breathe is a type of flower with many small white blooms. IT is typically used as a filler flower in rose arrangements.
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Gypsophilia used for great filler.
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Baby's breath is a very small white flower that grows in mass that is primarily used as a filler in arrangements, but now used alone in weddings as bouquets.
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Gypsophelia, usually used as a filler to red roses.
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It is a type of flowering plants under carnation categories, will be able to use in wedding events, it represents long lasting love.
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Gypsophila, as a filler and in wedding bouquets.
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Typically used in a wedding bouquet, and it is a gypsophila.
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White delicate filler flower... Often to beef up an arrangement.
Question 11 of 35
What would you do if a customer wanted an arrangement that you believe would not be attractive?
User-Submitted Answers
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I would delicately offer direction but ultimately satisfy there need.
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I would suggest other alternative flowers to complete the other blooms in mind, keeping the color, texture and recipient in mind.
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Give the customer what they wanted.
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I would give them other options and ideas.
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I would try to guide them to work with better colors but if they insisted on what they wanted then I would allow it.
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People are individual and have different tastes/likes. I would enquire more information from them as t if suitable for their needs.
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I would make suggestions for what I think might be nice. But if they do not like my idea then I would make what they want.
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I would try my best to do the arrangements for the customer I will try to do the arrangement but might be difficult.
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Show example and have another example handy.
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Offer a suggestion see what they think otherwise make what they want.
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Kind of go with it but make suggestions that might help the person make better flower choices.
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The customer is always right.
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It is a type of flowering plants under carnation categories, will be able to use in wedding events, it represents long lasting love.
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Offer suggestions and show some model arrangements in a gentle manner.
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Make polite suggestions for different option.
Question 12 of 35
Tell me about yourself.
Question 13 of 35
Do you have any post-secondary education?
Question 14 of 35
Are you a team player?
Question 15 of 35
We have had concerns with employee theft recently. What would you do if you caught a co-worker stealing?
Question 16 of 35
Do you think honesty is always the best policy?
Question 17 of 35
What are your salary expectations?
Question 18 of 35
What feedback did you receive at your last job?
Question 19 of 35
How would you describe your personality?
Question 20 of 35
What type of manager brings out the best in you?
Question 21 of 35
Who would you say inspires you?
Question 22 of 35
Tell me about the largest event you have ever prepared flower arrangements for?
Question 23 of 35
As a floral designer you may be in extra demand for special events and holidays. Are you willing to work overtime, evenings, and weekends as needed?
Question 24 of 35
If you could take a course to learn a new floral design skill what would it be?
User-Submitted Answers
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Picking up tricks of the trade that make the biggest impact.
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Different types of designs. I will probably be learning for the rest of this career!
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Improving my creative skills and floral techniques.
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I would like to improve my design skills since I didn't have much floral design opportunities in my last job.
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The floristry, technology of science, video gamer, sports and others.
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At this point I am open to anything. Vasing I think I would like to be more proficient at.
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Corporate work. Modern design.
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Vase arragement, what flowers are more popular to use, unique modern arrangements.
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Funeral arrangements being able to do large pieces.
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I am interested in learning different techniques and "tricks" that others use in creating arrangements. I am always amazed at what happens when different individuals use and arrange the same materials, but achieve such different results.
Question 25 of 35
Have you ever had a dispute with a customer? How did you handle it?
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Apologize, listen to the customer and make adjustments until they are satisfied.
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Enquire what the discrepancies are and ask questions. If I felt it really was our problem I would resolve it right away by replacing or offering a gift card as long as its a valid error.
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Communicating, apologizing, and sometimes offering iten complimentary.
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Find out exactly what issue is, remaining professional and calm.
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I listen to what they are saying. I put myself in there situation and think about what I would like done to resolve it.
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I would calm the customer down by explaining the details that they don't agree with.
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With a positive attitude arriving at the same goal.
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Listen to what they have to say completely and let them know we will do what ever we can to correct the issue.
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Calmly and I am gentle.
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Calmly, professionally, and let them say their peace and validate.
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Listen to the customer. Come up with a suitable solution. Know your right and the customer's rights.
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First list to the costumer, and then express myself in a calm way.
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On my own opinion if the costumer disputes with me, I explain those possible answers and give them another arrangement.
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With reassurance and knowledge of products.
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Listen to their problem and try to do whatever to make them happy.
Question 26 of 35
Tell me about a time when you made an error on an arrangement. How did you fix the arrangement and please the customer?
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Added fillers to support the focal flowers.
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I would ask the customer what she didn't like and I would replace the flower or even make a fresh new one to her liking.
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Apologise and would redo and be positive.
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A customer did not care for the closed roses in a centerpiece. I switched them for more open ones.
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I mistakenly made a round arrangement for the church arrangement and for the bouquet the flower on the bottom came off but I fix it to please my judges.
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Corrected to what pleased them.
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We had a limited time to get flowers delivered and driver was driving fast and some of the vases broke we had to come up with an entire new arrangement but they loved it.
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Try to give them what they wanted by correcting the error.
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I did not stop until I created what the customer wanted. I ordered new flowers and started again.
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I immediately redid it to the clients liking. It was upgraded for no charge.
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I haven't worked in a shop.
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Used extra filler flowers to break up the arragement giving it a more full or different shape.
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Use older flowers that did not last long. Made a replacement bouquet.
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There are the large white ones used in weddings funerals also there are mini one with many varieties of colors stems should not be submersed into a large amount of water as they will rot faster if properly taken care of they should last two weeks they are not to be put in the cooler or they will die sooner and white ones will turn vrown.
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I was asked to create an arrangement for a memorial service. It did not transport well. I was able to fix it discreetly, and the result was better than the original arrangement.
Question 27 of 35
Tell me about a Calla flower.
User-Submitted Answers
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The calla flower is from the lily family and has become very popular in wedding designs.
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They have long stim, great house plants and beautiful in bouquets.
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Love the calla, Very elegant and statement flower used in wedding bouguets or vase arrangements.
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I love calla lillies, they are a rhizome, and can wintered over if dug up and kept in dry cool storage.
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Pretty flower. Hard to work with at times because of the soft stems. Sometimes wiring is needed.
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Calla is in the Lilly family. They have a very different flower that is tubular and elongated. Stems are somewhat like a tulip.
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It is a lilly very modern, sleek long stems.
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Calla lily is not even a lily, and it is in the Araceae family and is actually poisonous. The Calla lily is also known as the Arum lily so it can be called both names. This flower has different meanings to different people. The actual meaning of the flower is beauty and it has sort of a femme fatal look to it. This flower normally appear on funeral.
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Belongs to the araceae family, blossoms in late spring, know as the pig lily, trumpet lily and arum lily.
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Usually white but comes in pink, yellow, red and coral as well. Often used in modern arrangements. Orginates in Africa.
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It's called calla lily but it's not a lily at all.
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The calla flower is a lily that come in a variety of colors.
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It is a flowering plant native to the northern hemisphere in cooler temperature areas.
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Single bloom, ground in shape that comes to point on one side, stamen in middle. Used I arrangements, bouquets.
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The tend to be more frailage they come in several colors, have a life span of about 3-5 days and wilt quicker.
Question 28 of 35
Do you aspire to own your own floral shop one day?
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To perfect skills through training and courses and eventually open shop.
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I would love to continue my freelance position. I love to learn and be surrounded by beautiful smelly blooms. I love learning from other designers new skills and designs.
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To be able to design all aspects in the industry.
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My career goals as a floral designer is to not to give up and try my best to remember the names of the flowers and others thing.
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To express my creativity in another way while developing my own pleasing style.
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To become very good at floral design and possibly teach classes to educate on basic floral design.
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I would like to own my own business.
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To grow artistically and implement strategies in other situations they would benefir.
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To develop skills and move into corporate work.
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Learn all that is there to know, and to always stay current.
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My career goal is to make my own shop that I can spread the knowledge in arrangement to someone as a Floral designer and to be a motivated my self, when it comes in trials.
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Learn more about the industry. Grow my knowledge.
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Do more funerals to continue to learn all I can to do creative pieces and absorb all the knowledge that other designers are willing to share with me.
Question 29 of 35
Are you a detail oriented person?
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Yes details are very important.
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Yes, my worst critic with my work. It may take me time to check my arrangement.
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I am. I have to remember that it's not a perfect art and not be over critical of myself.
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This is what discrides me best.
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Yes, to be Oriented person don't Judge with someone or to be pretentious, respect a person even is in a lower or higher.
Question 30 of 35
Take a few minutes to walk me through your floral design experience, from your very first position, until now.
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Working in an arts and craft store.
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Years back when I was a stay at home Mom with freeze dried flowers.
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I began in my backyard garden.
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Garden design and just always preferring flowers to keep happy. It does that for me.
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I haven't had a start yet.
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When I was in high school I've learned that when my teacher needs an assistant so I grab that . When we are in the reception I realized that its makes me sense to do this. With art ..
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Recently. Just finished school/internship 3 weeks ago.
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I asked one master of floral arranging, to take me as a student. She agreed after 4 years of asking. I was her first new student in 13 years. I studied with her weekly, for 7 years, until her death. Some of her students had been studying for over 50 years. That was in 1978. I continue to be associated with the Senke school to this day.
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My own arrangements, centerpeices for tables for special events and individuals, but not necessarily through a florist.
Question 31 of 35
Describe your philosophy on customer service.
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I have worked in a customer service and sales and management for 15 years with extensive experience and training.
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I have a long history of having to provide good customer service in nursing. Again listening is key, then confirming the issue in order to come to a conclusion.
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I'm from ny. Very experienced and can be dignified in response with my pragmatic approach.
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Excellent. I love customers and have over fifteen years experience.
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Good. But haven't worked with the public in years.
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Excellent 12 years + working at whole foods market has taught me a great deal and my experience from working in my grandparents own business as well your good reputation in how you treat people is just ingrained into who I am and how I was raised to treat people the way you would like to be.
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I have extensive customer service skills, in both retail and corporate settings.
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Be pleasant, courteous, offer what the customer wants or close to it, make the customer want to return.
Question 32 of 35
Why are you the best floral designer for us?
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I feel that I would be able to grow and learn working in such a high paced environment.
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I am self-motivated, passionate about floral design, professional and courteous. Dependable with great managerial skills.
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Committed, enthusiastic and positive.
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Because I feel I can contribute a lot to this company.
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I am a dedicated employee who is very excited to learn and improve. I have good customer service skills and have a very approachable demeanor. I am trust worthy and dependable.
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My interest in this position can not be beat by other candidates in my opinion.
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Because I have a passion and motivation to get the job done. I have attention to detail and follow through.
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If you hire me mam. I give all best in arrangement to implement to the company Business, and to enhance art in arranger.
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I work well with other florists, able to multitask, finding workable solutions.
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Eager to learn, hard-working, lots of skills to offer.
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Because I love what I do and I know that would come through in my work and in turn I would be able to make you more money and my customers service would reflect well on the business and keep customers returning because they love the work but they are also treated kindly when they come into the shop or call on the phone or send me an email.
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I would love coming to work, every day. I am already known in the community for the flowers I do, and I would be an asset to your company.
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I'm a hard and thorough worker. I'm a designer and gardener. Creative. I have a good aptitude for what customers are looking for.
Question 33 of 35
How would you discuss your vision with the customer?
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Relating division to the customer requires reading their response and developing the design further to their taste.
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Find out what they are looking for and make suggestions. Use visuals if possiable.
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Basically going over what my interpretation of the vision is with the customer to confirm what they said vs my vision of whatntheynsaid.
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I would explain it in a visually detailed manner. If possible show the images of past similar work.
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Give examples, show pictures, use descriptive words.
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What would work well or not, showing examples.
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Try to have a visual example, photo or sample.
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I would ask them what style they like retro traditional English garden and if they had no clue at all I would ask about color what is it for I would first find out from them their vision then I would take it from there and give them more than one option if in person showing them photos or by placing flowers together if they where on han.
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I could show the customer images, or actual arrangements. Show various flower types, colors, scents and overall ambience.
Question 34 of 35
How would you go about determining what kind of arrangement a customer needs?
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By asking questions regarding cost and purpose.
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Enquire for what occasion. Find out what client likes/dislikes.
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Asking what colors and flowers they prefer.
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Well, the picture and how it looks.
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Try to help them decide if it's a one sided vs an all around look, if it for a man or a women, if it was a bouquet vs a vase arrangement or a foam arrangement. Then if they had any flower preferences.
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Listening. Getting budget and understanding venue.
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First is listen to him/her what they want or you give those capable arrangement they ask.
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Asking them sizing, price range. Occasions,
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Asking questions, getting a budget and finding out what kind of flowers the customer does not like.
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Ask what it's for then ask if they know favorite flowers or colors and what there budget is.
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I would find out what the flowers are "for", an event? an occasion? a celebration? sympathy? decor? Budget is also helpful.
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Listening to customer ie. Need for arrangements, how many, occasion, season, for whom.
Question 35 of 35
Why do you want this job?

About Floral Designer

November 26th, 2014

Floral design is the art of using plant materials and flowers to create a pleasing and balanced composition. Evidence of refined floristry is found as far back as the culture of Ancient Egypt. Professionally designed floral designs, arrangements or artwork incorporate the elements of floral design: Line, Form, Space, Texture and Color and the Principles of Floral Design:Balance, Proportion, Rhythm, Contrast, Harmony and Unity. Book of Floral Terminology, AIFD.

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