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Laboratory Assistant Interview Questions

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As a laboratory assistant, are you most interested working in a hospital, physician's office, or a private lab?

Laboratory Assistant Interview Questions

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    As a laboratory assistant, are you most interested working in a hospital, physician's office, or a private lab?

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    What questions do you have for me?

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    What type of work environment allows you to be the most productive?

  4. 4.

    What do you like most about being a lab assistant?

  5. 5.

    What's your ideal company to work for?

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    Describe your experience working beyond the laboratory. What unique skills have you developed?

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    In your opinion, what makes you a great problem solver?

  8. 8.

    Tell me about your relationship with your previous boss.

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    What are your career goals in the lab? Where do you see yourself in five years?

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    How will you earn the trust of your coworkers?

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    Why do you believe you will have success in this position?

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    How do you manage your time, even on the busiest days?

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    How would a former co-worker or previous supervisor, describe you?

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    As a lab assistant, many safety protocols need to be followed. How do you ensure compliance?

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    How do you handle stressful situations?

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    By this time in your career, you should have advanced further. What has slowed down your career progression?

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    Tell me about your education/training.

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    Are you comfortable working with chemicals and hazardous substances?

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    What are your salary expectations?

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    When would you be available to start?

  21. 21.

    Are you actively interviewing with other companies? Are you close to offer stage with anyone?

  22. 22.

    Tell me something about yourself that I wouldn't know from reading your resume.

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    Why are you looking for a new position?

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    What would you do if a nurse or doctor asked you to get the results of a lab specimen, but you were not sure how to run the test?

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    Do you hold certification from the American Medical Technologists organization?