How to Answer
The interviewer would like to see that you are capable of writing critical internal documents and creating presentations for a variety of uses. Researching and presenting data could be a large part of your role as a human resources professional. In this role, you could also be leading onboarding programs and orientations. Talk about the various reports or deliverables you are responsible for providing in your current position, and also discuss any public speaking or presentation experience.
"Recently, I rolled out a new performance evaluation plan to leaders in my company. I prepared a PowerPoint presentation sharing critical information such as new processes and their intended impact. I also forecasted the success of the changes and a timeline of events to implement them. I also scheduled a follow-up meeting after the launch to discuss any roadblocks that may be present."
Entry Level Example
"During university, I completed a major paper on strategic HR management and planning. I then had to turn the paper into a 30-minute class presentation. This project accounted for 30% of my final grade, and I am happy to say I received the top marks in the class. I enjoyed the research and data that went into putting the project together, and even more so, I liked the public speaking and presenting aspect. I feel confident now when it comes to leading groups, meetings, and critical HR discussions."