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Question 1 of 25
Are you experienced in shorthand typing?
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How to Answer
Always review the job posting before the interview to familiarize yourself with the duties involved and preferred qualifications for the successful incumbent.

Answer this question by mentioning whether you have such experience to demonstrate you are indeed the perfect candidate for the job by virtue of your previous experience - and the company(ies) you worked for.

Should you not have such experience, emphasize you are a quick learner and that you have a willingness to train.

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Question 2 of 25
What do you know about our company?
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How to Answer
Tell the interviewer about your knowledge of the company you applied for. It is imperative to always conduct your due diligence before an interview by reviewing the job description, company website and social media pages to familiarize yourself with the company and work involved. It is also important to show the interviewer you did not apply to the advertised position simply because you are looking for just any job, but that you wish to work for this company specifically.

Question 3 of 25
Why are you the best candidate for us?
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Ensure to review the job description before the interview to familiarize yourself with the personality traits or profile required for this role. Answer this question by outlining a few of the listed qualifications that you also possess, making you the best candidate for this role.

Alternatively, mention your top qualifications and qualities which will ensure your success in this role.

Question 4 of 25
What is your greatest strength and how will it help you to be a successful Typist?
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Answer by telling the interviewer what your greatest strength is, related to the position you applied for. Ensure to mention how this strength will contribute to your success in this role.

Question 5 of 25
What is your greatest weakness, and what are you doing to improve in that area?
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Tell the interviewer what your greatest weakness is, however by ensuring that this weakness can be a strength in this position.

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