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The Ohio State University
Events Manager/Program Supervisor was asked...June 8, 2012

Do you enjoy working with people and are you able to handle people in a problematic situation?

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Problematic, being large, noisy or difficult crowds. As Event Mgr. or Program Super one needs to be able to anticipate & prevent possible problems before they happen or even while they are happening! Less

How would you promote an event?

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It depends on the event itself. You can use traditional marketing, social media, email or other outlets, but it depends on the event itself. I've used all forms of marketing in the past, but there's not one answer that fits all for events. Less

Are you ok with working in a small office setting and sharing an office?

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Yes. I don't really have any preferences to office settings as long as it allows me to do the job required. Less

Paley Center For Media

Would I be able to handle not putting my child to bed because I would be working late hours

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I asked if I was being discriminated for having a young child

Coffee or Tea? (Ice breaker question)

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Working with events, you will need to have a flexible schedule working weekends or nights if needed. Is that something you can do?

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Yes, no problem.

Landmark Incentive Marketing

Something very benign

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Don't recall the answer. Interviewer was rather rude - huffing and puffing like she didn't want to bother. Less

Nestlé Purina U.S.

What was something that you had to give up to compromise for the common goal?

Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

Tell me about your experience when working with programs and events.


Describe your project management process.

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