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Executive Assistant Interview Questions

Executive Assistant Interview Questions

Like administrative assistants, executive assistants must demonstrate exceptional organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills. Executives are looking for candidates with impeccable written and oral abilities who can manage typical administrative software. Expect interviewers to ask how you would handle a variety of difficult situations, such as prioritizing multiple deadlines, working well in groups, and defusing irate people.

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How would you handle a difficult situation where a director asked you for your immediate help with travel, and you had an imminent deadline on a presentation quickly approaching.

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Since this job is all about multitasking, but also about teamwork, I would ask my supervisor for permission to teamwork with another assistant to get her help. If approved, I would solicit my team member to help me with the project so that I could focus my attention on the director's needs.

how do you think you would handle internal problems within the team?

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Tell me about a time where something you planned did not turn out as you expected.

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

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

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How honest are you?

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WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU? You were supposed to be here at 3.

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Should torture be legal?

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What are your expectations of working for Disney, and of this job in particular?

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If you had several tasks and had to finish them all by the same deadline, how would you approach this?

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