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Top 15 Newspaper Delivery Driver Interview Questions

Question 1 of 18
Did you ever play the popular video game, Paperboy, on Nintendo when you were a kid?
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Question 2 of 18
Why do you want to be a newspaper delivery person?
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"I want to be a newspaper delivery person because I am interested in a side job early in the mornings. I work well in the early mornings and I am looking for a way to break into the news industry, and I feel that I can work my way up from here."
The candidate should talk about why they are interested in taking a position as a paper delivery person and what skills they have to do the job well. The candidate should reference qualities listed in the job description, including the ability to work flexible hours, their ability to be on time, and their attention to detail.
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Question 3 of 18
Do you have a reliable vehicle?
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"Since this is a small newspaper publication, I understand why I need to find my own transportation to deliver papers. My car is very reliable and I am constantly putting in work to it that is necessary so I never miss a shift."
While some companies provide a vehicle to deliver papers in, some candidates are required to find their own means of transportation. In this case, the candidate should discuss whether or not they are able to find transportation to do the job. They also should talk about the reliability of their vehicle, and how they are able to find a means to do their job.
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Question 4 of 18
Do you have any other current jobs?
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"I currently am working a dayside job, but I know that I can be sure I deliver all papers before my second job begins. In the event you need me to change my schedule, I have flexibility in the other job to make them both work."
The candidate should mention any other jobs they hold and how they may conflict with the job as a delivery person. They may talk about the ways they will ensure they can juggle the responsibilities of each job, and talk about their ability to take on many tasks at once.
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Question 5 of 18
What benefits do you expect to receive?
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Question 6 of 18
Are you able to work flexible hours?
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Question 7 of 18
Do you work well under pressure?
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Question 8 of 18
How do you handle stressful situations?
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Question 9 of 18
What is your greatest strength?
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Question 10 of 18
What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
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Question 11 of 18
Why did you choose to apply to our company?
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Question 12 of 18
How long do you see yourself working for this company?
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Question 13 of 18
Why are you the best candidate for us?
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Question 14 of 18
Where do you see yourself in five years from now?
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Question 15 of 18
What do you know about our company?
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Question 16 of 18
Did you ever miss any shifts at your last position?
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Question 17 of 18
What are your career goals?
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Question 18 of 18
What kind of skills do you hope to learn on the job?
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User-Submitted Interview Answers

Question 1 of 18
Did you ever play the popular video game, Paperboy, on Nintendo when you were a kid?
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Yes I played it very much, I also played other nintendo games such as mario cart 64
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Yes I have played nintendo when I was kid, now I am missing it so much.
Question 2 of 18
Why do you want to be a newspaper delivery person?
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I want to be a newspaper deliver because it can help me learn more about my neighborhood and help me earn a little money.
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I see this as an opportunity to make additional income, experience as an entrepreneur and public service for people who still read traditional newspapers.
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I SEE AN opportunity TO UTILIZE MY EXPERIENCE WHERE I CAN SERVE PEOPLE WHO STILL READ NEWSPAPERS
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Because I know the area that I live in well and feel like I would suit the role as a paperboy. This is because I am very sporty and am very hardworking.
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Because I feel like I need to get outside more and I want to get more responsibility.
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Because if your a kid it can help to get an even bigger job since the dont let you work till your 14
Question 3 of 18
Do you have a reliable vehicle?
Question 4 of 18
Do you have any other current jobs?
User-Submitted Answers
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I have a job that I work mon-fri during the day.
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Yes I am working with m. H alshaya company as a warehouse assistant.
Question 5 of 18
What benefits do you expect to receive?
Question 6 of 18
Are you able to work flexible hours?
Question 7 of 18
Do you work well under pressure?
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I work well under pressure because it forces you to manage time and remain organized which leads to your job being done more efficienctly.
Question 8 of 18
How do you handle stressful situations?
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I would usually try to find a quick answer to my situation.
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In stressful situations I do pretty well I would usually take a small break or rely on others for some help.
Question 9 of 18
What is your greatest strength?
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My greatest strength is my ability to get things done quickly.
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My biggest strength is probably physical activities because I do very well in sports.
Question 10 of 18
What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
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I am a bit lazy, but I hope to improve it by doing this job regularly as it is a job that requires you to be active.
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I want things to be done exactly as they have to be done. Comply with the policy.
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I'm a bit of a introvert but i'm trying to speak out more.
Question 11 of 18
Why did you choose to apply to our company?
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Your company was very interesting because they hand out the newspaper that I find tells more about our society.
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Because the company cares about it employees.
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Because I need more responsibility and I need to get outside more.
Question 12 of 18
How long do you see yourself working for this company?
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I think that I would be working for this company for 2 years because im trying to learn new experience.
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As long as the company will need me.
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I see myself in this role for at least a year but I haven't thought much of time frames.
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As long as company needs me.
Question 13 of 18
Why are you the best candidate for us?
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I like being out of the house and I also like getting things done quickly.
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Because of my hardworking and dedication to what I do.
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Because I feel determined that I will stick to this job for quite awhile and I can get the job done.
Question 14 of 18
Where do you see yourself in five years from now?
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I want to become the most richest person alive.
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To grow up in the company.
Question 15 of 18
What do you know about our company?
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Well established newspaper and the leading company in newspaper.
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I know that you all were one of the pioneering papers locally and have won awards for articles written and are expanding your reach by offering more online content.
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IT WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1978 AND IT HAVE MORE THEN 8O NATIONALITIES EMPLOYED . 1986, Gulf News began to be distributed to other GCC countries. ITS IS CIRCULATING MORE THAN 108000 PAPER PER DAY.
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That the newspaper our neighbourhood get your works are the ones that gave them out.
Question 16 of 18
Did you ever miss any shifts at your last position?
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I rarely miss days. The last time I missed work was because of the death of a family friend.
Question 17 of 18
What are your career goals?
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My carrer is to be a professional soccer player in fifa.
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To become the most richest person alive.
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I want to become an operations manager in my field during my day job and save enough to invest in my first home to build wealth through real estate.
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To grow up with the company.
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In the future I want to be a fire fighter.
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I really want to be an athlete or a docter.
Question 18 of 18
What kind of skills do you hope to learn on the job?

About Newspaper Delivery Driver

December 11th, 2014

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