Administrative Assistant Interview Questions in Houston, TX | Glassdoor
Administrative Assistant Interview Questions in Houston, TX

Administrative Assistant Interview Questions in Houston, TX

Executives count on administrative assistants to keep busy schedules and company activities as clear and easy-to-navigate as possible. Expect questions about your organizational, time management, and communication skills. Many of these questions will be story-based, so come ready to explain a time when you successfully juggled multiple deadlines or were able to handle difficult customers at the front desk. Though these interviews focus primarily on soft skills, you may be asked to answer a question about your ability to use basic administrative software.

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What is the nicest thing you have done for someone lately?

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I gave an example of something nice I did for a former co-worker who had to take some unexpected time off from work.

Interviewer was very interested in previous work history, stability, duties performed and reason(s) for leaving. The interview was very straight forward. There was not a lot of interest in skills, no skill testing. The interview seemed hurried as there were many candidates scheduled to interview.

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How would you handle a difficult customer?

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Describe a time where you mediated a conflict, what you suggested and what was the outcome.

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Describe a time when you creatively solved a problem before anyone else.

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What are your years experience? Do you know and understand what the job entales? Are you willing to travel? What hours are you willing to work? Are you able to work with drivers face to face and resolve their issues? Are you able to work outdoors periodically for short periods of time? Are you able to lift up to 25 lbs?

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what are your weakesses

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why shell?

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Have you heard of BP?

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Are you sure you don't wanna go through the interview process?

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