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.
What is your biggest weakness?
In general, try to explain your "weakness" in a way that is not a disadvantage to the job you're applying for, and frame in a way that you know how to identify the problem, and the steps you've taken to check/overcome it.