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What was the toughest project you've worked on in the past?
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"My most difficult project was early in my career where I needed to make recommendations to a company based on my research. I wasn't confident in my findings or my skills because I was worried about making mistakes. I almost missed the deadline because I conducted one last focus group to confirm my findings. In the end, I was able to make recommendations that helped the business modify their product to increase sales by 20%." Depending on your experience level, you may give an example of a school project. This example touches on a few different challenges that can occur during your market research: knowing the best tools to use and when to use them and meeting deadlines. In your example, talk about how you overcome difficulty and if possible, talk about a success with results that can be measured.
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"My most difficult project was early in my career where I needed to make recommendations to a company based on my research. I wasn't confident in my findings or my skills because I was worried about making mistakes. I almost missed the deadline because I conducted one last focus group to confirm my findings. In the end, I was able to make recommendations that helped the business modify their product to increase sales by 20%."

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What was the toughest project you've worked on in the past?
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The toughest project was the Chinese Telecommunication Project because the parameters were so vague we had to narrow them down and then narrow them down again and then team dynamics caused issues.
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Handling a go-kart team to participate in a national level competition. Being the captain I did had many responsibilities from college management, team members and our families as well. I did some thorough research in the market to reduce my fabrication cost and get the required deal at the best possible value.
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Toughest project worked on is definitely pricing and getting to know what is happening and how to offset our prices.
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It was about maintaining the sales close rate at certain level.
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Summer Internship project. Where I need to take the responses from the people.
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I would have to say trying to understand the complexity of the students in this capacity is very demanding.
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Developing performance measurements based on similar programs data collected and examined for the purposes of establishing a mean to provide reporting on program effectiveness, goal achievement, and for tracking progress program participants.