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Top 30 Receptionist Interview Questions
Question 1 of 32
Do you mind working late hours during busy seasons at our office?
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Question 1 of 32
Do you mind working late hours during busy seasons at our office?
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"If necessary, I'm open to working late hours. I understand that everybody has a role to play in the success of the organization; and I'd gladly do mine."
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Question 2 of 32
Tell me what working habits you have that set you apart from everyone else?
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This is an opportunity to bring up your strengths and experiences that other candidates may not have.
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Question 3 of 32
What in the past demonstrates your ability to handle this position?
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Question 4 of 32
How well have you gotten along with coworkers in the past?
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Question 5 of 32
Why are you the best fit for this job?
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Question 6 of 32
How do you prioritize when you have three phone calls on hold, and a customer waiting in front of your desk?
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Question 7 of 32
What are you trying to accomplish when answering the phone?
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Question 8 of 32
Give me three reasons why you would be the best fit for the job?
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Question 9 of 32
What office skills do you currently possess?
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Question 10 of 32
Give me an example of when you pleased a customer very much?
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Question 11 of 32
After three months on the job, where do you see your performance being?
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Question 12 of 32
What did you like most about your previous receptionist position?
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Question 13 of 32
Do you enjoy socializing with customers?
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Question 14 of 32
A Receptionist is not the most exciting job, how would you make it fun?
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Question 15 of 32
Describe a situation when you had an angry customer contact you?
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Question 16 of 32
What experiences do you have as a receptionist?
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Question 17 of 32
Are you proficient in Microsoft Office?
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Question 18 of 32
Have you ever called off work when you really could have went?
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Question 19 of 32
Do you tend to give into customer complaints?
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Question 20 of 32
Give me an example of when you made a customer really unhappy?
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Question 21 of 32
Have you ever been in a stressful situation at work? How did you handle it?
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Question 22 of 32
Have you ever been yelled at by a customer before? How did you handle the situation?
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Question 23 of 32
At our office, the receptionist job is more than just handling phone calls, what have you done outside of that job description at your other receptionist position?
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Question 24 of 32
Tell me about your last job. How does it relate to working for my office as a receptionist?
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Question 25 of 32
Would you consider yourself a friendly person?
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Question 26 of 32
What is the most important task about being a receptionist?
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Question 27 of 32
How long are you looking to stay at this position if you were hired?
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Question 28 of 32
Why should you become this office's receptionist?
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Question 29 of 32
How did your typical greeting go at your last position?
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Question 30 of 32
If you are given multiple tasks at one particular point during the day, while the phone is ringing off the hook, how would you handle your tasks while still answering phone calls?
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Question 31 of 32
Did you miss any days at work last year?
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Question 32 of 32
Are you an organized person? Give me an example that demonstrates this.
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