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    Great community, prominent library in the US.


    No real set schedule, and seniority heavy scheduling makes it difficult to get a decent schedule.

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    Children's Librarian/Librarian Pool Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Issaquah, WA
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    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at King County Library System (Issaquah, WA) in May 2015.


    Two hour interview where you meet with one interviewer for one hour. Another interviewer for another hour. They have a list of questions that ask. The first interview had a three page list of questions; The second interviewer had a shorter list and I wonder if they selected only certain questions because I did not answer the previous questions appropriately.

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    • Describe a project you developed or promoted and what was your process? Describe a position that a co-worker had that you didn't agree with and describe that person's point of view Describe a position or process you implemented that wasn't popular. What did you do to gain acceptance? How did you implement it? Describe a situation with an angry customer, what were the steps you took to diffuse the situation? How do you handle diversity ? There were more questions about collaboration with co-workers and describe extra projects or successful ideas that you have implemented. I feel that they were looking for an individual who contributes successfully to the team and the organization. Additionally, they are looking for a person who can work on a team . If you have many examples of both scenarios, you will do well. I thought I did but I didn't make it past this interview. I have to wait 12 months to apply again.   Answer Question

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Headquarters Issaquah, WA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1942
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
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