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Communications Specialist Interview Questions

"Communication specialists manage the internal and external messaging for a company. During an interview, expect to be asked about how you deal with conflict and how you would handle different scenarios. Employers are looking for candidates who are tech-savvy, well-versed in the industry jargon, and can function in high stress environments. Make sure to do extensive research on the company and be ready for company-specific problem solving."

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FTI Consulting
Strategic Communications Graduate Scheme was asked...September 27, 2023

They asked about my interests, past experiences, and why I was interested in the role. Then they started reading out different possible problems/ case scenarios (that might take place during work), and asked me to tell them how I would've acted given such circumstances.

Tell me about a time when I deadline changed.

The Openwork Partnership

CV Review: I was given the opportunity to talk through my CV and relevant experience I could bring to the role and also discuss what I'd like to get out of the role from a development perspective.

Fannie Mae

How can your experience benefit our company


Rather friendly, but long and detailed. Questions from basic (tell us about your experience, tell us about a situation when something went wrong etc) to Very detailed (the role was connected to African politics and so was the question).

Kohler Co.

Why do you want to work here..

United Nations

Tell me about yourself? Tell me a time when you had to help a team member?


What challenges do you believe you may encounter working at HSBC?

No questions were asked. Was invited to take a writing and proofreading test.

Cox Communications

How do you handle conflict with fellow employees?

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Try to see things from their perspective but know when to be firm about what you know is right. Less

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