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Stewart Enterprises
Family Service Counselor was asked...November 9, 2010

How do you feel you are qualified to deal with death?

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Yes, give examples of the 2 pre-arranged tradional burial funerals I planned, both for my parents, as the POA. In addition, worked at a senior assisted living community where death always accured, and I often talked to friends and families before, during hospice and after death. I am a good listener. Less

Don't know if there is a wrong answer because of the turnover.


Magellan Health

I was asked if I am comfortable working solo assignments.

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I had previous experience, so I was able to answer affirmatively.

Hello. I have an interview scheduled for this position very soon. I was wondering if you could tell me some additional questions that were asked during the phone interview? Also, were you hired after completing the phone interview or did you have to conduct another interview in person? I appreciate any information you can give me regarding the interview process. Thank you so much! Less

Stewart Enterprises

Why the deathcare industry?

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Because it's different. Because it's a deeply personal sale.

How would you feel about working at a cemetery?

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I hadn't really considered that I would have any negative feelings about it.

American Addiction Centers

I was asked specifically about my education, coming out of a seminary that taught dual psychological and theological approach to counseling I was asked if I understood that I was not to proselytize the clients.

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I replied that I understood my professional boundaries and that it was not my job to convert a client to a particular set of beliefs Less

Camelot Community Care

They want to know that you know Functional Family Therapy, have history with home visits and how you can manage with little direction .

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I went of my past experiences in previous home visit based jobs and used my other experiences to show how the skills are relevant. Less

Dignity Memorial

Why do you want to work here?

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To help families.


Do you feel you have the compassion and empathy to help families in their worst hour of need?

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I absolutely do due to the fact I personally have dealt with a lot of passing in my life and I have great understanding of what families are going through and how hard it is to make the decisions that people have to make in that dark hour. Less


"You're hot, are you single?"

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I don't believe that is relevant.


What is the most important thing in a job like this?

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I answered that taking care of people, money wasn't as much a factor. I realized after I left it's about the money because the more I would sell, the more the company would make. It was almost a trick question because you have to care about people, but they care more about the sales. Less

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