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Par Electrical Contractors
Executive Assistant to Vice President/Operation and Financial Controller was asked...April 14, 2016

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

Virginia Hospital Center

Have you handled major systems replacements and worked to manage several other projects at the same time to ensure interoperability.

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I have experience in this area so I answered with examples. You will need to have experience PMing multiple medium/large projects simultaneously for this kind of role here. Less

Concentra

How well do you work with different types of colleagues?

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I understand that each colleague has unique value that no one else brings to the table and if they are treated with respect and support, the fruit of that value can be immense and can ultimately contribute to a successful center. Less

Bechtel

What can my past experience and education bring as Director of Operations?

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Having years of experience in Human Resources and Hospital Billing, you are always brought into some or all aspects of Operations - I assured them that I was the right candidate. Less

Dorschel Automotive

What was my management style/approach?

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That I hired excellent people and built Teams for the long run by providing clarity, training, and regular communications through one on ones with my direct reports. Also created a work environment that was diverse, and had a culture of respect for the business and fellow employees. In essence,hire the right people, maintain an atmosphere they will thrive in, promote from within, and constantly develop and train them. Less

G6 Hospitality

How do you handle conflict in the workplace?

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Take a breath, think about the problem in a third person view, & resolve the issue. Less

I asked them what’s the problem first then I see can a manager come help or the head lady of housekeeping or man Less

I will talk with the other person and identify points of agreement and disagreement,and be quick to forgive Less

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East Harlem Tutorial Program

If you were an animal, what animal would you be? AND If you could have a superpower, which one would it be? (REALLY)

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I found your post quite interesting. I think It's more like "over 30 need not apply." I feel like I've been passed over for several charter school jobs because A) I'm over 30 and B) I'm an experienced, certified teacher and not a TFA person. It's been a very frustrating experience, but I'm glad to hear (well not really) that other folks are having the same issues. Good luck with your search! Less

RAMPANT AGE DISCRIMINATION (Over 40 need not apply)

A cat, stealth, fast, the best designed hunter, yet warm and loving to those deserving. Honest creatures that don't play head games, they either like you or not. As for a superpower I would like to have the power to truly know a person is telling the truth or not. Less

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Sestra Systems

Are you willing to make a long term commitment?

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I responded with a question asking about turnover in the office and was provided a negative response. Less

I experienced the same thing about turnover. It was very unsettling.

I was asked the same thing and it made me think that they had a large problem with turnover. Less

Morgan Corporation

Mostly questions about my background.

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No exes

Happy with my one man

I asked many follow up questions and listed my concerns after the review. Too disorganized for me. missing too many doers and had too many execs. Less

Goldman Sachs

How would I tackle a specific situation in a certain department?

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I would learn as much as I could about the situation in the department then use the knowlage I had gained to solve the problem Less

I will go to the department and will talk to the staff to get to know about the situation. If i can solve the situation i will solve it right there. Less

The challenge with the question is that were supposedly looking for an outsider to come in and take a fresh look at things, so many of the terms and steps were unfamiliar to me. It was a bit like the interview team wasn't on the same page about the role. I answered it in more of a generic fashion. Less

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