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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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Why did you apply for this spcific position?

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How do you feel about doing personal work for the CEO?

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what are your weaknesses

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Tell me more about yourself

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What do you have a hard time saying NO to? (Common questions found online) How do you feel about working as a team? How do you feel about the lead assistant? (if you don't win her over you may as well end the interview even if everyone else liked you). Again, you cannot be deemed a threat to the lead.

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Would I be able/comfortable performing the tasks outlined?

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How would the adjust to life in Washington, DC?

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Why would you choose that major? Don't take this the wrong way, but I thought only athletes and lazy folks who wanted to breeze through college took courses in the Social Sciences?

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How exactly do you prioritize your tasks?

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What is the most difficult work situation you have been in and how did you handle it?

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