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TSO (Transportation Security Officer)-Newark EWR Airport was asked...January 28, 2014

Why did you apply for this job.

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Needed more money

I have over ten years of experience in lawenforcement; Wants to work with (TSA in Daytona Beach Florida International Airport. Less

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Describe a time when you had a co worker that didn't want to do anything at work and you all had to be a team.

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Continue to do my duties

I also experienced this also. The interview is a complete joke, and it really depends on who is interviewing the candidate. Less

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Two person interrogation.

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Stay cool, they are people too.

Keep composure

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How well do you get along with others.

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i get along with everyone, even if a person might have a bit of an attitude you have to maintain composure & deal with them the same as the other co-workers or passengers Less

These questions are simple once you hear them for the first time. These are not the exact questions for i am unable to repeat them. I signed something stating i wouldn't. But this question is just an example of what is asked. Less

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Have you ever used recreational drugs?

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Yes,twice 25 years ago in high school

Honestly No

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None; all related to job functions and pay.

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The hiring process is meant to hire; not single out candidates. You can take the test until you pass. Your skills are what is needed. You can be trained on everything else. Highly Technical job. A degree will not help you pass this test or be more effective than anyone else. Less

You can only take the test 2times if you fail you will never be allowed to take it again Less

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whats your weakness

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I dont have one

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Why do you want this job

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because you enjoy being an underpaid meat puppet

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I am not allowed to say anything about the interview questions.

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I am not allowed to say anything about the interview questions.

TSA (Transportation Security Administration)

Sometimes travelers get upset. How have you dealt with a difficult person.

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I gave an example as best I could, but it wasn’t enough for them. Frankly, I should have said that the TSA is usually the reason why an airline traveler would be upset. Less

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