Jobs in the Administration and Clerical sector require a unique and broad set of skills. Value is placed on organisation and communication skills to mention just two and in the interview, questions will be targeted at discovering just how competent you are.
This article contains a sample of the types of questions you will encounter in Administration and Clerical jobs and for positions from:
The interview questions asked in these types of jobs will vary depending on the employer, the level of job you are applying for, the amount of experience you have.
The recruiting policy and the personal preference of the interviewer will also determine the format and types of questions, however you should expect questions exploring the core competencies.
Core competencies required in Administration, Secretary and Receptionist jobs include:
For senior Administration positions, you should expect questions exploring:
For each of the above you should expect 3-4 questions along with standard questions exploring your Training and Qualifications, Skills and Experience, and Personality and Motivation.
How would you answer these questions?
* Questions taken from the InterviewGOLD™ Interview System.
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Annette Lewis Google+ is an accredited interviewer and has recruited for many organisations within Healthcare, Education, Customer Services and Banking.