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Urban and Regional Planners Interview

29 Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on August 17th, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
Question 1 of 29
Why are you the best candidate for us?
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How to Answer
This is a great time to brag about yourself a little bit! Talk about any awards or recognition you have received and be sure to include something unique about yourself. This will help the hiring manager to remember you.

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Question 2 of 29
When have you provided an excellent presentation? Describe it to me, and why it was successful.
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Give an example of a time when you created your own presentation. Who did you present it to? What was the feedback?

Question 3 of 29
When have you had to explain a process or idea, to someone who was either stubborn to the idea, or just did not understand the idea or process?
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Being able to teach is a really important skill, especially if you would like to become a manager or lead a team one day. Be sure to talk about a time where you were in this scenario and discuss the outcome.

Question 4 of 29
When have you worked with difficult individuals? For example, people that may have very poor communication skills. How do you handle these situations?
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There are difficult personalities in every industry and it's always best to talk about those situations in as positive of a light as possible. Be careful not to bash other people in the industry either.

Question 5 of 29
What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
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This answer should be focused on a work-related weakness but be careful not to say something you will regret later. Focus more on the positive. What you are doing to improve?

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Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
First written on: 09/13/2010
Last modified on: 08/17/2018

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