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Administrative Assistant Interview Questions

Administrative Assistant Interview Questions

Executives count on administrative assistants to keep busy schedules and company activities as clear and easy-to-navigate as possible. Expect questions about your organizational, time management, and communication skills. Many of these questions will be story-based, so come ready to explain a time when you successfully juggled multiple deadlines or were able to handle difficult customers at the front desk. Though these interviews focus primarily on soft skills, you may be asked to answer a question about your ability to use basic administrative software.

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How would you handle multiple projects and deadlines from different supervisors?

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Focus on establishing priorities and ensuring that projects are broken down into manageable sizes. Don't be afraid to ask for help or let the manager know if you aren't able to complete a project by the deadline, but have a reason. Stay organized and keep track of the status of the projects.

By staying involved in each project and in constant contact with my supervisors on each project, also prioritizing and coordinating particular tasks on each sight with the contractors and supervisors of fellow trades so that production isn't slowed down by working around other trades finished product or waiting for things to be moved or revised by the architect. STAYING AHEAD OF THE GAME!!!! communication skills and flexibility within reason for other trades and there work limitations

How do you accomplish your daily duties when there are frequent interruptions?

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How did you design a performance management system? And was it successful? Why or why not?

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How experienced are you in Excel?

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How would you handle a situation where you have a client who interrupt your existing interaction with a client?

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How would you handle an upset patient coming up to the front desk and complaining?

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Explain reasonable accommodation in regards to the ADA.

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what do you bring to the table what skills do you have

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What was your biggest achievement? Tell me a time where you made a mistake and how did you fix it? How do you decide which task is more important to take first?

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How do you handle discipline and motivate children?

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