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Stevens Institute of Technology
Web Administrator was asked...September 30, 2015

How do you handle multiple projects at once?

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I use a project management software to prioritize my work, so that way I can finish before the deadline without confusion or mix ups. Less

Simple by keeping mind calm

Another thing don't think it is multiple think it simple so you could achieve success quickly Less


A UNIX fie system has been reported at 100% full. You log in and clear what appears to be the offending file. However, the file system still reports to be 100% full. What could cause this?>

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Use the lsof utilty (List Open Files) to identfy the process

Kill or restart the process which has been still looking for deleted file

In this case the answer accepted was. "The file that you cleared was still open by the calling application. The file handle was still in use and the file system was not recognizing that the space had been released. Less


If the customer was on the phone angry and pressuring to get the system back online but you didn't know what the issue was how would you deal with the situation

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Try to keep the customer informed while solving the problem. Makey them feel their problem is the only issue your focused on. Show the customer sucess no matter how little to gain their confidence. Less


What did I know about Salesforce governance?

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I have worked with hundreds of Salesforce customers around the world and have yet to hear about this specific app. Less

American Tire Distributors

Explain way to improve their current 15 hours database backup.

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rman incremental backup

Opko Health

How would you handle a project where no one really knows what they need or what exactly is wrong? In which it's difficult to get answers for the questions you asked due to lack of communication.

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It's all about starting with vague questions: What's not being accomplished, What's the bottle neck, etc.; before moving on to specifics. Ask the same question to as many people as possible to get the best answer. Less


How do you answer the employees complaining about their paychecks not correct?

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I do the research first, if nothing wrong in my end, then I advise him to contact his supervisor to send me the update time sheet. I only process payroll correction with the approval from his supervisor. Less

Pine State Trading

What are my career aspirations and how can they help me grow?

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I said I was interested in more training and advanced excel. They said that they were all in Various trainings and would be happy to help place me in the right track. Less

Two Sigma

Write an efficient stored procedure to allocate unique integer ids.

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CREATEPROCEDURE [dbo].[AllocateUniqueIntIds] AS BEGIN SelectABS(CAST(CAST(NEWID()ASVARBINARY(5))ASBigint))as UniqueIntegerId END Go /* Test the store proc */ Exec [dbo].[AllocateUniqueIntIds] //Not sure if this is the correct answer Less


Why do you want to work here? What is your biggest accomplishment? What has been your biggest failure? Asked some canned questions about your personality to determine what type of personality you have, i.e. type A, B, etc.

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I want to work with the company because of their highly rated standard of records, so I wish to also be part of the company so as to maximize my hidden ability both in hospitality and otherwise. I believe in a say that quotes(customers satisfaction is our number one priority. Less

I want to learn and discover more in the front office dept

I would like to work for the company because of a new feeling in customer service and for a better future . Less

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