a significant setback, who were the people you could depend on?
Applicant should be able to describe an established network of people he/she can
How do you handle circumstances at work that make you feel temperamental or cynical?
Applicant should display maturity, the ability to access the entire situation, the
ability to make good decisions, and keep an optimistic attitude.
Illustrate an occasion when something visibly shocked you, but you had to appear
Applicant should have the ability to handle uncertainty, be able to think on their
feet, and be character driven.
What steps do you take to reduce your personal stress levels when there are stressful
occasions at work?
Applicant should have the ability to recognize and work through stressful occasions,
have stress-reducing techniques, and understand the need to take care of oneâ€™s
mind and body.
What steps do you take to accommodate sudden and immediate changes that occur within
Candidate should have the ability to function with incomplete information, have
an adaptable attitude towards changing conditions, and handle change well.
When you last had a conversation with your managers manager, what did you discuss
and how did you feel?
Authority should not intimidate the applicant. They should be able to conduct themselves
in a well-mannered, professional manner.
Have you ever been overlooked for a promotion, which you felt you deserved? How
did you react?
Applicants ambition level and the ability to react positively towards personal career
setbacks should be apparent.