Training Specialist Interview Questions in United States

Training Specialist Interview Questions in United States

Training specialists are responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and overseeing training programs for educational institutions, businesses, and organizations by identifying training and development needs. They can either directly present training or supervise other trainers and staff. Identified goals and desired outcomes help establish benchmarks and assessment standards for evaluating the effectiveness of the training program.

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Top Training Specialist Interview Questions & How to Answer

Here are three of the top training specialist's interview questions and how to answer them.

Question #1: How would you handle an employee who doesn't think your training session is valuable or necessary?

How to answer: This open-ended question is designed to showcase your interpersonal skills. Provide examples of how you would speak with such an employee about their feelings toward the training session and how to overcome that obstacle in order to have a successful training session.

Question #2: Where would you start when defining the training needs of a company?

How to answer: This open-ended question provides your future employer with a glimpse of your educational background regarding training programs. It allows you to demonstrate your fundamental knowledge of developing training programs based on a company's individual needs and its employee base. Walk them through the process of designing training needs from beginning to end to demonstrate your understanding and knowledge base.

Question #3: Did you ever experience a time when your training didn't have the results you wanted, and how did you handle the situation?

How to answer: This open-ended question reveals any possible weaknesses you may have experienced but also allows you to demonstrate how you were able to learn, grow, and develop from that weakness. Share the training session, your desired outcome, and the actual outcome, along with any speculations you have on why the training program turned out the way it did. You should also share any reflections and revisions you have made to alleviate the issue in the future.

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Sagitec Solutions
Senior Training Coordinator was asked...January 16, 2014

Describe your most challenging audience and how you handled them?

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I first acknowledged that change is uncomfortable and that I could relate. Put myself in the audience's shoes (empathy) and was honest. Less

Tell me why do you think you would be a good manager?

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Because i have a natural talent to motivate people and to generate a team work environment Less

Sprinkles Cupcakes

If your FOH team is low on energy how do you motivate them to do better?

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By setting goals in the beginning of the day and reminding the employees how close we are to completing them and reasserting them with positive encouragement. Less

Clean Harbors

What system would you set up to keep track of class schedules?

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Prior to computerization, use a spreadsheet.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

If you're given 200 participants to manage, how do you go about working with them?

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Prioritize. The goal of this job is to help your assigned participants raise as much money as possible. You have to determine who has that capacity with a little research and intuition, and prioritize them over the ones who are not as likely to raise - though you also give the lower capacity fundraisers attention and assistance as well. Less

Partnerships With Industry

Very easy questions. Mostly they want to know if you have done research on the company and understand what the job really entails. Be ready to explain your experience and how it might pertain to this particular position. Also there are a few scenario questions about how you might handle problem clients or coworkers.

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Patience and compassion is the key! They need to know you are caring and reliable, that's about it. Less

Partnerships with industry job coach Vons job work home from school $1475.

Albertsons clean windows partnerships with industry job coach home From work online Less

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Mercedes-Benz Group

Elaborate on past work experience

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I am able to learn tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships represent with friendly, professional demeanor at all times Less

I am trustworthy, ethical and discreet while committed to superior service and work independently as part of tre with confidence in decision making always committed to excellence. Less

Delivery fast, fries and knowledgeable services for routine questions and serviced complaints Less

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Tell us about a time you handled a new experience/situation?

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I think “accepted offer” is a default option which you must select before post any interview reviews. Just called GE guys and they said it's still in the process of reviewing 1st round stuff, but around 500+ applicants makes this super tough lol Less

Have you heard back from them yet? I called them yesterday and they said they haven't finalized. Less

After how many days were you called for your second round of interviews?

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Metro Aviation

How do you handle difficult requirements?

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Coordination, Speed/Cycle time, Identify and make a action plan. Listen and help. Less

Coordination, Be proud of being part of the company, listen, Identify and get the best job done. Less

Yes. I can handle sir

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You have 4 numbers. If you extract any of the four numbers and keep three, the average of the them will be: 45, 55, 65 and 70. What is the average of the four numbers together?

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Hi Anna, I am sorry but I don't have any information about what is to be prepared for an onsite interview. After i took the test i only got an automatic email and then complete silence from the recruiter as she refused to answer any of my Likedin IMs. Best of luck! Less

Thank you as well!!! I also experienced the online test but I accept no feedback. I just hope that I can do some preparations if there's any information back. best wishes, Ann Less

A=25, b=40, c=70, d=100 Avg = 58.75

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