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What is your knowledge of Google Docs, and what type of role do you see foreplaying in the future with such software?
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I had to use various types of software for different projects. Refer to resume..
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I have a good knowledge of a wide range of IT programs. I can see that it plays a large part in the role for storing/editing data.
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I have a brief knowledge of google documents. I see Google document playing a major role in the future I think that it will the new way of documenting information.
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1.
What is your knowledge of Google Docs, and what type of role do you see foreplaying in the future with such software?
User-Submitted Answers
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I had to use various types of software for different projects. Refer to resume..
2.
I have a good knowledge of a wide range of IT programs. I can see that it plays a large part in the role for storing/editing data.
3.
I have a brief knowledge of google documents. I see Google document playing a major role in the future I think that it will the new way of documenting information.
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What do you feel about traveling? Were you asked to travel at your last job?
User-Submitted Answers
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I would travel within a reasonable distance, or occasionally further when needed, however I wouldn't want to be in a job where I was constantly away from home.
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Why did you leave your last job?
User-Submitted Answers
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Although I really enjoyed working at my last job, it was always intended to be a part time, temporary position. Both my employer, and myself knew that it was never intended to be a career.
4.
Give me examples of your leadership experiences in the past? What was the most defining role for you?
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I was a supervisor in a bar where I was responsible for a team of bar and kitchen staff, cashing up and watching stock. I also worked in a café/shop where I was often in charge of others. I feel I learn more or new things with every job I do, which is why I would like to have a change of career now. Things you learn in a job soon become very valuable knowledge in life too.
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Training new staff.
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Tell me about yourself?
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Please outline your experience in handling cash.
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My name is tia Kelly. I live in Nevis and I love to interact with people.
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I grew up in Charlotte. Ever since I can remember I have had a desire to read and write. I developed interest in the legal world, At SPCC things began to fall into place. My English professor recommended me on my writing and reading skills to the point I was recommended for the Paralegal program and hand picked to assist the CJ teacher.
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,I came from bogota Colombia in 1994 I relocate here, in 2000 I started to work with Barclays bank as payments analyst with 15 years experience in a busy finance environment, providing high professional customer service, I ensuring customer needs are met in line with the business goals at all times. One yerar ago we made redundancy I saw a great opportunity the skills and experience I gained in customer satisfaction to my new challenge.
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Outline your experience of accurately undertaking basic office/paperwork duties.
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First of all thanks for the opportunity given. my surname is itumeleng, my names are faith keitumetse. born in 1989 09 28 in Taung north west province. currently living in Pretoria for work. i have one child, 10 months old. i matriculated in 2007 have code 10 drivers license, Basic ambulance assistant course and computer literacy. i started to work in 2013 at tshenolo resource pty ltd company as a store manager, my core work was to allocate trucks, keep record for containers, and orders for facilities, keep store clean, same year I got the job at wm meondo I worked as an office administrator, my core work was to comply tender document and submit in time,
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I am an Administrative professional with a track record of 21 years of supporting senior executive managers in administrative and financial management. I have 10 years of extended customer service. I am a woman of word with relentless work ethics and a very pleasing personality. I am very courteous, patient, and can perform in smooth office environment as well as changing and challenging environment. French and Haitian Creole are native languages. I function very well in English and I have Intermediate Spanish level reading and writing. I am very good handling impatient clients and beneficiaries. I wear all the time a smile in my face, my greatest asset in the midst of any challenges.
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Lease outline your experience of accurately undertaking basic office/paperwork duties.
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I'm 23, I have worked in customer services since I was 18 which has taught me a lot. I started my own physio business last year, im currently practicing in the evening and on weekends. I live in a house with 3 other people and come from a large family so am used to being surrounded by people. I'm interested in this job because I'd like to learn a bit more about the mortgage market, I know a little but would be interested in knowing more, I looked into buy ing a house with my parents before which is where I first started learning a bit about mortgages and now would like to learn more as I still want to buy at some point.
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Please outline your experience of handling cash.
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There is a strong demand for office administrators, why are you better than the rest?
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How well do you think on your feet?
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What is your ideal company?
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One that recognizes their employees as future leaders and take pride in listening to new ways of performing old procedures. Company that appreciates its employees by rewarding those who excel. A company who treats all employees with fairness.
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The moment you walk in here, I'd hope you would have goals set in place for a specific time period, what do you think they will be?
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What is the most important piece to a successful office? A certain worker, a certain computer, what?
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What is your education background?
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I was the handpicked assistant to the CJ, exams, powerpoints. I interned in the judges office. For the past 5 years have been working in corporate law.
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I have complete b-com since 2013 and have site by site computer opretor job in jmk infosoft ltd. Afther since 2013 to 2015 I have complete my mather digree mba.
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Currently working on my associates for business adminatration, and completed certificates.
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I come from quite an alternative background. I started school when I was 7 however I still have recognized GCSE's and A levels.
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I have an associates degree in accounting from Harvard University.
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I have studied up to BA Final from Gauhati University and then I did correspondence course B Com from Mumbai University in the year 2000
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Bookkeeping.
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Explain to me your favorite business software. How do you use it in your office?
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Tell me about your favorite co-worker/boss you've had in the past.
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Walk me through a typical day for you at your last office.
User-Submitted Answers
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I am in early and answer calls received from employees who may have a problem.
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What three expectations do you have of your office staff?
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To be polite to co-workers, do the job you are paid to do and do it well.
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Interview Questions
  1. What is your knowledge of Google Docs, and what type of role do you see foreplaying in the future with such software?
  2. What do you feel about traveling? Were you asked to travel at your last job?
  3. Why did you leave your last job?
  4. Give me examples of your leadership experiences in the past? What was the most defining role for you?
  5. Tell me about yourself?
  6. There is a strong demand for office administrators, why are you better than the rest?
  7. How well do you think on your feet?
  8. What is your ideal company?
  9. The moment you walk in here, I'd hope you would have goals set in place for a specific time period, what do you think they will be?
  10. What is the most important piece to a successful office? A certain worker, a certain computer, what?
  11. What is your education background?
  12. Explain to me your favorite business software. How do you use it in your office?
  13. Tell me about your favorite co-worker/boss you've had in the past.
  14. Walk me through a typical day for you at your last office.
  15. What three expectations do you have of your office staff?
  16. Tell me about a time when you've had to fire an employee?
  17. Describe your knowledge and experience in using data to inform decisions.
  18. Have you ever coordinated an event? How did it go?
  19. Give me an example of when you procastinated and it led to a very difficult situation? Whether requiring you more work in the end or turned a project into a disaster?
  20. Tell me about your cash handling experience.
  21. How well would you say you supervise people?
  22. What do you percieve as a top priority for office administrators?
  23. Tell me about the most difficult supervisor you have ever worked with, and how you went about working with him or her?
  24. An office administrator needs to be very organized, describe to me your organization characteristics?
  25. You have been asked to set up a meeting, quickly go over the steps you take to make this meeting happen?
  26. What are your experiences with Excel and Powerpoint? What successful Powerpoint presentations have you made in the past?
  27. Explain your experience in running meetings and team groups?
  28. What was your main weakness at your last job that you would like to improve upon at this one?
  29. Can you multi-task? What experiences have you done that represent to me how well you multi-task?
  30. What in the office is least important to you, or could be removed?
  31. How did you handle the recent financial crisis with customers?
  32. Describe a bad customer service experience you have had in the past and how you handled it?
  33. Describe to me a situation when you were given a large amount of data, had a purpose to analyze it, and gave an outcome regarding this data, explain to me the process you took forth in each stage of that process?
  34. How do you keep a sales team motivated? What are your tactics?
  35. If you could, would you like a more important role in your company? Such as an executive in the future?
  36. Why do you want to work for this office?
  37. Give me an example of how you keep track of details while engaging in conversation?
  38. Why do you want to be an office administrator?
  39. Are you okay working without a break if the office needs it?
  40. How do you keep office workers motivated?
  41. What tactics in the past have you employed that kept close watch on competition?
  42. What signs of trust have you demonstrated in the past while working?
  43. How would you go about developing a new sales tactic, explain to me the process you would begin with the marketing people and how that would eventually be in the hands of the sales people?
  44. Customers can have a nasty attitude for no reason, either way, what techniques do you employ to calm down customers when they are irratated?
  45. How many years of office work have you had?
  46. Why are you the best person for this position?
  47. What attracted you to this company?
  48. Some days as an Office Administrator you will have large amounts to due, others, but rarely, will have nothing to do, what will you do during those slow times?
  49. Office Administrator requires you to have a large wealth of knowledge about every aspect in the office, what can you tell me about the accountants role and their importance in team functions?
  50. How well do you work in teams? When was the last team leading position you've held?
  51. Do you work well under pressure?
  52. What is your great strength?
  53. What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
  54. What are your career goals?
  55. Explain your greeting and how you handled phone calls at your previous employment.
  56. If you were CEO of your last company, what would you change?
  57. Tell me a time when you had to handle something drastic, but no one was around, how did you do it?
  58. Tell me about a time when you had not done a task correctly because you were not trained propperly?
  59. Describe a time when you had really felt good about a performance in your job?
  60. Tell me about a time when you missed some important details about a transaction, what happened?
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