1. How to rate writing skills in comparison to verbal skills?

Discuss how both skills - as well as listening - are important to being a good communicator, and that while one or the other may be your strong suit, you're working to become strongly proficient at both speaking and writing. Explain how you're doing so - class work, independent study, membership in Toastmasters International or a writing group; show brief writing samples.

2. Which resources do you use when it is necessary to expand and/or correct your vocabulary in a technical sense while you are writing at work?

Applicant should be able to use a dictionary to ascertain the correct usage of a word and its spelling. They should also use a thesaurus to develop greater fluency and powers of expression. Candidate should have knowledge of any online resources that may be available for his specific profession.

3. What goals to improve your technical and writing skills in the future?

Applicant should have a continuous commitment to improve written skills. They should have a plan on how they will improve their skills.

4. When you writing about business correspondence how to make sure that the grammar is correct? Do you check for spelling errors?

Applicant should understand the necessity of proofreading and be prepared to make adjustments to correct or clarify the content.

5. What is your experience about group projects?

★ Discuss your positive relationship with the project supervisor; compliment coworkers.
★ Mention a specific project, including the group goals and your particular responsibilities.

6. How to delegate responsibility?

★ Discuss how you involve everyone in the overall picture.
★ Discuss specific projects that were successful because of your team effort.

7. How to organize time?

★ Affirm that you put first things first. Each day you identify A-level tasks and get those done before moving on to B-level tasks. You return voicemail messages once or twice daily and urgent messages immediately.
★ Discuss how you went through a typical day on one of your previous jobs.
★ Comment that you use up-to-date planning products. These include planning software such as PlanPlusOnline, and PDA (personal digital assistant) hand-held devices, such as a BlackBerry. If you organize yourself on paper, mention a formal business product such as a Franklin Planner. (Pulling out a pocket calendar is like pulling out a slide rule.) Conclude with true examples showing that you completed multiple tasks on time.

8. How to deal with unexpected events on the job?

★ Mention specific instances where you were able to complete a project (or projects) on time despite unforeseen complications.
★ Discuss how you immediately reprioritize your assignments in emergencies.

9. How good are you at making oral presentations?

★ Discuss how you prepare. Name presentation skills. Mention specific instances where you've given a good show.
★ Offer to give a one-minute oral presentation on a topic you've practiced.

10. What do you like most about the gathering information to deal with a problem?

★ Comment that wanting to do a first-rate job, you're uncomfortable when you're uncertain that you've compiled enough research to quit and make a decision that affects the wellbeing of others.
★ Explain that you use multiple resources - Web, books, journals, and expert people - and you become frustrated when key resources aren't adequate.

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11. What is toughest job problem that you've ever faced?

Recall a problem, the skills used in your action to deal with it, and the successful results; this is a skills-detailed version of PAR (problem, action, result).
Explain how you could apply those same skills to the prospective job.

12. What resources do you use when it is necessary to expand and/or correct your vocabulary in a technical sense while you are writing at work?

Applicant should be able to use a dictionary to ascertain the correct usage of a word and its spelling. They should also use a thesaurus to develop greater fluency and powers of expression. Candidate should have knowledge of any online resources that may be available for his specific profession.

13. When writing business correspondence how do you make sure that the grammar is correct? Do you check for spelling errors?

Applicant should understand the necessity of proofreading and be prepared to make adjustments to correct or clarify the content.

14. Do you have goals to improve your technical and writing skills in the future?

Applicant should have a continuous commitment to improve written skills. They should have a plan on how they will improve their skills.

15. What processes do you use to clarify your written work and verify its accuracy? Have you developed a precise routine to confirm this accuracy?

Candidate should demonstrate precision by insuring accuracy in the text, by asking others to proofread it, or by re-reading to check clarity and implication.

16. Can you tell me about a recent writing assignment, what it entailed, and what steps you took to make sure the assignment was correct?

Answer should indicate that the job seeker is willing to expand their written proficiency, willing to proofread, and take the time to make sure facts are accurate.

17. What specific benefit has resulted from your efforts to improve your vocabulary and writing skill?

Applicant's answer should demonstrate an enthusiasm for being more accurate and precise in the use of terminology. They should want to have superior writing skills.