Massage Therapist Interview Questions

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Tell me about your training program.

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List of 40 Massage Therapist Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    Tell me about your training program.

  2. 2.

    What do you enjoy most about working as a massage therapist?

  3. 3.

    Do you enjoy socializing with customers during a massage?

  4. 4.

    How do you manage your time?

  5. 5.

    What types of clients are the most difficult to work with?

  6. 6.

    Are you available to work evenings, weekends, or overtime?

  7. 7.

    How would working for our company help you accomplish your goals?

  8. 8.

    How would you deal with a coworker with a bad attitude at work?

  9. 9.

    How many massages can you give back-to-back?

  10. 10.

    What is your greatest strength?

  11. 11.

    Tell me about some common injuries your clients have. What techniques have you found most helpful?

  12. 12.

    What types of massages do you specialize in?

  13. 13.

    How many massages can you perform each day?

  14. 14.

    Tell me about a situation with a difficult client. How did you respond to them?

  15. 15.

    What drives you to be the best massage therapist?

  16. 16.

    How do you respond to conflict in the workplace? Give me an example.

  17. 17.

    How do you stay energized when you have back-to-back clients?

  18. 18.

    What are your long-term goals as a massage therapist?

  19. 19.

    What do you know about our company?

  20. 20.

    If a client said something inappropriate during a massage, how would you react?

  21. 21.

    How do you address concerns like bumps or bruises on your client's body in the middle of a massage? Do you think it is important to let your client know?

  22. 22.

    Tell me about an uncomfortable situation with a coworker or client. How did you handle it?

  23. 23.

    What techniques are you proficient in?

  24. 24.

    Describe your ideal client.

  25. 25.

    How do you manage stress?

  26. 26.

    Why are massages important?

  27. 27.

    Give me an example that demonstrates your communication skills.

  28. 28.

    How do you recharge in between clients?

  29. 29.

    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  30. 30.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  31. 31.

    Tell me about your experience as a massage therapist.

  32. 32.

    How would you handle an issue with a manager?

  33. 33.

    What do you like least about working as a massage therapist?

  34. 34.

    Are there any types of clients that you would refuse to work on?

  35. 35.

    Why did you leave your last job?

  36. 36.

    If hired, when could you start?

  37. 37.

    Do you have any questions for me?

  38. 38.

    Give me an example of a time you were sensitive to the needs of your client.

  39. 39.

    How would you respond to negative feedback from a client?

  40. 40.

    Do you prefer to work in a physiotherapy setting or a spa setting?