Assistant manager Interview Questions

"Assistant managers are needed in every industry to provide leadership and management support. Employers are looking for candidates with strong teamwork and organizational skills. In an interview, be ready to discuss your leadership experience, conflict management abilities, and knowledge of the industry for which you are applying."

Assistant manager Interview Questions

Assistant manager Interview Questions

"Assistant managers are needed in every industry to provide leadership and management support. Employers are looking for candidates with strong teamwork and organizational skills. In an interview, be ready to discuss your leadership experience, conflict management abilities, and knowledge of the industry for which you are applying."

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Norwegian Cruise Line
Assistant Restaurant Manager was asked...January 12, 2012

How well do you work in a team enviroment?

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I get along quite well with the team. I work very hard at the task at hand and try to see if anyone needs my help and I feel good about myself taking the lead and to motivate people in getting the job well done. Less

I love working anyone.. So.. I will do my best to help each other.. So we cuold work smooth and easy.. Less

I work well in a team, i know how to listeand communicate. I love hearing others opinions on how to handle situations best. Less

OfficeMax

What would you do if you had an employee who refused to follow a new program?

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At first, Ask Why refused to following the program? What is the barrier? and How can I support it? Then offer some directions about basic steps to start the program and schedule time to received feedback about the program adoption and offer coaching to sustain improve or sustain the positives outcomes. Less

Asking for resignation is a breeding pit for disaster waiting to happen. You come off as being militant and incredibly authoritative (dictatorial). However, this is a fairly common *objection* to new processes being implemented. At this point in becomes a discussion as to *why* there is a new procedure/policy/program. Sure they may not initially agree to it, but in time, if it is something that is indeed beneficial they will either comply, or find another job (and it won't be me forcing them to do so!) Less

Suggest a time line in which they comply to the new program. If further refusal continues, ask for their resignation in writing. Less

OfficeMax

Describe your management style?

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Leadership Styles are defines on the flexibility that you have to move into different Styles depending on situations. Situational Leadership is an excellent assessment, also leadership Styles and 16 personalities help you to define how to align your personality with the style and the situation. Less

If you've taken any leadership assessments mention them. If not, look up the MBTI, DISC, and the leadership assessments. Less

Par Electrical Contractors

Can I balance a high stressed work environment and role being that I was a single mother.

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That was an illegal question they asked if it is about your parental, marital, or health status. Less

As long as the company allowed my son to come first in my priorities, I would be able to balance and maintain work and personal life. Less

The Mission Church

Name a difficult work related situation and how you overcame it.

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I was asked to create a spreadsheet to track nursing hours/patients that would allow the nursing staff to simply input nursing hour numbers and it would calculate specific ratios to assist with scheduling. This was difficult because of complex formulas need to evaluate specific criteria of nursing hours. I developed this sheet based on my knowledge of Microsoft Excel. This sheet remains in use even today. Less

IHOP

if someone complain about bad service, how would you handle the situation?

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Apologize. listen to the guest. correct the situation, follow up with the guest to see that you have met and/or exceeded thier expectations. Less

Food Lion

How do you see your role within an office that is struggling?

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I see an opportunity to share my effective skills by way of training and reinforcing currently knowledge base, and bringing a fresh set of eyes to reoccurring problems. Less

Hilton

What was your most difficult customer confrontation and how did you handle it?

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Customer Service : No matter how good you are at your job , you're going to encounter difficult customers from time to time.Some of these people are always difficult . they may just be having a bad day or negative experience >Therefore you need to come, relax listen To see how you can help .and handle the customer. Less

Signet Jewelers

How do you feel about manageing a team of experienced jewelry sales people with more years of experience in the business?

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I look forward to working together to share our skills and learn from eachother. I enjoy working with diverse teams that can offer experience. Less

Enterprise

How do you handle a situation where one of your employees is just not getting the hang of selling/able to perform up to our standards?

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Use progressive discipline, document everything, eventually let employee go if necessary - not everyone is meant to work at ERAC Less

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