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What did you expect from a previous position and to what extent were your expectations met?

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1.
On my previous position I wanted to gain more experience as I realized mining start there.
2.
To acknowledge my qualifications and my expectations were not met.
3.
On my previous position I wanted to gain more experience as I realized mining start there.

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  1. 1.

    What did you expect from a previous position and to what extent were your expectations met?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. On my previous position I wanted to gain more experience as I realized mining start there.
      2. To acknowledge my qualifications and my expectations were not met.
      3. On my previous position I wanted to gain more experience as I realized mining start there.
  2. 2.

    What was your biggest achievements/failure in this position?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Safety first and production will automatically follow.
      2. I have not yet achieved anything as I was never promoted for the period of six years.
  3. 3.

    What is your greatest strength?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Being able to help other reach a set goal.
  4. 4.

    How reliable of a worker are you?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I am a good person cause I don't smoke and drinking alcohol and medical fit.
      2. I am able to work under pressure if there is aneed especially if there is a target to be reached. I can go an extra mile.
  5. 5.

    What do you know about our company?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I know your sole customer is the Deseret Power Plant. I also know that you have an outstanding safety record.
      2. It is one of the largest mining companies in the country, especially those that contribute to the communities.
  6. 6.

    Do you work well under pressure?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Yes I do work well but with good concentration and focus in the task at hand.
  7. 7.

    What do you like about working in the mines?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I like because you learn a lot about safety.
      2. I lyk physical job and mining is giving me the chance to experience a lot of physical work.
      3. Exploring the natural resources and practical work(hands on)
  8. 8.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Because I have experience in mining and meeting the requirements for this post.
      2. I am part of the people seen asassets and that I will make the company my permanent home.
      3. Because I believe I am a hardworking candidate and I am committed in doing my job.
  9. 9.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I socialize with relevent people who can help me with solution.
      2. Going slow and taking my time so that I do not get stressed.
      3. Taking a deep breath. Think on how to deal with it and work one step at a time.
  10. 10.

    Why did you choose to apply with us?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Because you are the best in producing this mineral and I also want to be the best.
      2. To explore the and apply my theoretical knowledge gained through degree studies.
  11. 11.

    What do you like most about being a miner?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. To see my self working safe and reaching the target of the company and going home with the safety manner.
      2. Going in the hearth of the earth and coming out having produced. Miners contribute a lot to our gdp.
  12. 12.

    What are your career goals?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I want to be manager of the safety department on this mine.
      2. Being a production manager.
  13. 13.

    Why do you want this job?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Because I'm a perfect fit for the job and I have good experience related to the job.
      2. In five years time I plan to join the Army, but I believe I should have something to come back to once my career in the military is over which is why I would like to gain a career at Blackburns first.
      3. To apply my theoretical knowledge to the relevant field.
  14. 14.

    What were your responsibilities in your previous position?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I was make sure that every job is performed safely to person and environment.
      2. To ensure people are wrkng with safety procedure. Installing support.
      3. I was responsible for completing my job on a scheduled time and working at a clean environment with updated housekeeping.
  15. 15.

    Are you efficient with your time?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I am good at prioritizing and feel like that is what makes me efficient.
  16. 16.

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

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Short temperd but and I socialize with relevant people to solve the problem.
      2. Worrying about people who do not produce, I turn to work with them to make them put more effort.
  17. 17.

    Tell me about your education/training.

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I completed my matric in 2008 and study with NOSA for HIRA AND SAMTRAC AND COMPETENT B AND A CERTIFICATE WITH SAMANCOR
      2. Collage undergraduate and vocational graduate of heavy equipment operatation.
      3. I have matric, bachelor of commerce in economics and currently studying for the certificate in risk management.
      4. I have not received training for a mining position, but hope to do so at your company.
  18. 18.

    What motivates you to work hard?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Family man and breadwinner for my family so I have to.
      2. I am a miner, I have to work with my team to encourage them so that we can archive what we are suppose to archive.
      3. The targets, if I do not reach a target set I get somehow demoralised.
  19. 19.

    What's your ideal company to work for?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Where I can increase my knowledge with the field I am with.
      2. A company where I can increase my knowledge with the feild I am with.
  20. 20.

    Why did you choose a career in Mining?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. I like to contribute to the gdp of the country as part of the production team.
      2. When I grow up I was just here that people are working at the mine but not knowing their job also I was develop a love being in mine to see the operation.
      3. It is where my interest is. It is what I enjoy doing.
  21. 21.

    Are you aware of the dangers of this job?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Well yes I am but helping your community you need to umm be aware of the danger.
  22. 22.

    Tell me about yourself.

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. 39 years old female with eduation to the degree level and still studying. Admin clerk in the safety dept.
  23. 23.

    Are you claustrophobic?

  24. 24.

    Do you have previous experience as a miner?

  25. 25.

    What do you dislike about working in the mines?

      User-Submitted Answers

      1. Only when ther is accidents or incident because everyone have family to look after.
      2. When people get retrenched and when they strike.