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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Interview Questions

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Heather Douglass has over 20 years of experience as a Career Coach, Recruiter, and HR Specialist. Much of her experience is as a Technical Recruiter in the healthcare industry.

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For twelve months, you are unable to find a client a job, how do you stay focused and think of new ideas to get this person working?

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List of 30 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Interview Questions & Answers

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    For twelve months, you are unable to find a client a job, how do you stay focused and think of new ideas to get this person working?

  2. 2.

    What have you done to further your own professional development in the past 5 years?

  3. 3.

    Why should we hire you?

  4. 4.

    As a vocational rehabilitation counselor your range of clients will be from people coping with physical disabilities, injuries, mental illness and substance abuse problems. Are there any types of clients you have difficulty working with?

  5. 5.

    While working with a client, have you ever had to involve their family, doctor and other health care professionals?

  6. 6.

    Tell me about a successful case you were involved in.

  7. 7.

    What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor?

  8. 8.

    How do you assess a client's abilities and work-readiness?

  9. 9.

    How do you check if a work placement was a success?

  10. 10.

    Tell me about an accomplishment you are most proud of.

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    If a client is unmotivated to find work, how do you react?

  12. 12.

    Are you experienced in creating resumes and cover letters?

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    What is the most difficult situation you have had to face as a vocational rehabilitation counselor, and how did you tackle it?

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    Are people naturally at ease with you?

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    What area of VR work do you find challenging? How do you try and improve upon those challenges?

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    Tell me about your previous boss.

  17. 17.

    What do you feel is the most important skill a vocational rehabilitation counselor should possess?

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    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

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    What is your experience with our local demographic?

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    What do you know about our organization?

  21. 21.

    As a vocational rehabilitation counselor, how do you empower and motivate your clients?

  22. 22.

    Have you ever assisted a client with interview preparation?

  23. 23.

    Where do you see yourself in five years?

  24. 24.

    Tell me about yourself.

  25. 25.

    What are your qualifications in regard to this job?

  26. 26.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  27. 27.

    Do you like to work in teams or are you an individual achiever?

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    How do you manage your time?

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    What is the most useful constructive feedback you've received?

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    What would your co-workers say about you work performance?