Sunday, 11 May 2008

Soft Skills "Interview Questions" Part 1

Here are some soft skills interview questions, largely focused on a behavioral approach, you may want to use or adapt during your interview process.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Describe how you developed relationships with others when you were new on your current/ most recent job?
  • Have you ever worked for an extremely talkative manager? How did you ensure you were communicating effectively?
  • Have you ever worked for a very reticent manager? How did you ensure you were communicating effectively?
  • Describe a time when you had problems with a supervisor and had to communicate your unhappy feelings or difficult disagreements. Tell me what you did and what happened?
  • What words do your current co-workers use to describe you and how accurate do you think these are? If they are not accurate, what do you think caused the person to choose that word?
  • Tell me about a time when you became involved in a problem faced by a co-worker -how did it happen, what did you do and what happened?
  • When you are dealing with co-workers or customers, what really tries your patience and how do you deal with that?
  • Describe a situation when one of your decisions was challenged by higher management; what did you do and how did you react?
  • Describe how you changed the opinion of someone who seemed to have a very negative opinion of you?
  • Describe some of the most unusual people you have known - what was different about them and how did you work with them?
  • Give me an example of how you handled a very tense situation at work?
  • How skillful do you think you are at "sizing up" others? Give me an example.

Dears, Next is Oral Communication Questions..

Enjoy Learning,
Amjad T. Alqaisi


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