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American Heart Association Administrative Assistant Interview Questions

Updated Nov 21, 2017
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Administrative Assistant Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
No Offer
Negative Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at American Heart Association.

Interview

I would like to preface my review by saying that everyone I corresponded with was extremely nice and great! Any issues I had with the process were a result of the centralized interview structure and not the people involved.

Essentially, this interview seemed way too intense for an entry level job. By the end of the process, there were four separate parts- a recorded video interview, a phone interview, an in person interview, and a final in person interview. I think this whole process can be streamlined. They are asking people to take at least two days off of work at times for a job that they may or may not get. The final interview was over two hours and consisted of very canned questions that became redundant. The questions are the same for every job at this organization- that doesn't seem efficient because every role is different. I think AHA needs to be more considerate of the time off people have to take and maybe consider making the final interview only for the top contender.

I think the process needs to be more personalized.

Interview Questions

  • Name a time when....
    Would you rather ask permission or forgiveness?
    Describe a time you completed a project.
    Describe a time you completed a project with multiple components.
    Very redundant questions. I was repeating myself because the questions were so similar.   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for American Heart Association

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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Okemos, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at American Heart Association (Okemos, MI) in August 2017.

    Interview

    The beginning of my interview process started with a video interview where you would be given questions and then you had to record yourselves giving your response. From there I was contacted for an in-person interview where I spoke with the directors who were doing the actual hiring. It was a very welcoming environment and I left the interview even more interested in the company than when I arrived because of how highly the directors talked about AHA. From there I had a phone interview with someone from another department and a follow up interview in person again where I met the other Administrative Assistants in the office, which was again very welcoming and friendly. I was then contacted by HR a few days later with my offer. Overall, such a great experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Aside from the usual past relevant work experience questions, one question I thought was particularly cool was that they asked me aside from the department I was applying to work for, what other areas I was interested in gaining experience in.   Answer Question

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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at American Heart Association (Houston, TX) in January 2016.

    Interview

    The process took approximately 2-3 weeks from apply to final email. I applied online and received a response to take a personality test. I did so, then was sent a link for a video interview. After completing that, I had a phone interview with HR where we talked about my qualifications, job experience and the position available. I was told what the next steps would be and assured that I would be hearing from them shortly for an in person interview or further testing. Ultimately, the next I heard was a polite (but form) rejection email.

    Interview Questions

    • Talk about a challenge you faced in a previous position and how you tackled it.   Answer Question
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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at American Heart Association in January 2013.

    Interview

    I was interviewed by a recruiter over the phone and then invited to an in person interview a week later with the hiring manager. I thought it went well; questions were not too difficult at all but their are several stages in the interview process. I wasn't called back after the first in person interview despite having all the qualifications and it seeemingly going well. I would be curious to know what they're looking for.

    Interview Questions


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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at American Heart Association (New York, NY) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Easy - met with the hiring manager. She was very pleasant and easy to talk to. I was offered the position after having had a computer test and then having a 1 on 1 interview. I had to go through a phone screen first as well. They were thoughtful and had my do the computer test first before meeting with the hiring manager so that if I failed the computer test that I wouldn't waste her time or mine. We talked about future goals as well as the tasks for the job I was interviewing for.

    Interview Questions

    • Strengths/weaknesses. Ask about each item on your resume though so if you have it on there be ready to talk about it at length.   Answer Question

    American Heart Association Response

    Aug 10, 2016 – Talent Acquisition & Engagement

    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad to hear that you had a great experience throughout the interview process. Congratulations! Welcome to the AHA family and hope you... More


  5. Helpful (1)  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at American Heart Association.

    Interview

    A very respectful process.

    Interview Questions

    • List of weaknesses, be prepared for the panel to want 6 or more examples.   Answer Question

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