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37 Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on August 20th, 2018 | 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 37
If you were hired for our beginning grounds crew position, where do you see yourself within our organization in five years?
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How to Answer
It's okay to be honest with the interviewer, as long as you don't plan on leaving within a year! Ideally, not within two years. Express your passion for the facility you are interviewing for, also the passion you have for working with your hands and outdoors. Tell the interviewer this is an ideal job for you, and you don't plan on leaving in the foreseeable future.

Here is an answer example: "I am happy to grow with your organization in a natural way. I am really happy in my career and love working in the outdoors. It's all I really need and I am ready to offer longevity to your company."
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Question 2 of 37
What various skills do you have in yard care, landscaping, etc?
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You will likely have a complete list of skills on your resume but this is a good time to highlight your strongest, most notable skills. Beware to not go off on a long list of items and lose the interviewer's attention.
Question 3 of 37
Do you have any mechanical skills?
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Most landscaping jobs require you to use mechanical tools and to have an understanding of the skills and safety required to properly use these. Your answer should include examples of tools that you have used in the past and, perhaps, an example of a job where you had to draw upon your mechanical skills and knowledge.

Question 4 of 37
Describe what interests you about yard care, and maintaining the property?
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What is it about yard maintenance that interests you so much? This is an opportunity to tell the hiring manager a little bit more about yourself and your education.

Question 5 of 37
On a fertilizer bag, what does the three numbers stand for? Example: 20-20-20.
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Fertilizer knowledge is an important skill to have when it comes to being a grounds maintenance worker. If you do not understand the 3 numbers, do some research. Your answer should be brief and to the point.

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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.
Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
First written on: 08/10/2014
Last modified on: 08/20/2018

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