1. Explain me what are some things that you look for in a job?

Tailor your answer to the interviewers' company. Talk about challenges, job satisfaction, opportunities and work environment.

2. Tell us how do you remain abreast of new developments in technology?

You could mention seminars, courses, trade journals and technology magazines. You could also mention the value of social networking.

3. Can you tell us what is your style of management?

Tailor your answer to the management style of the company to show that your style will complement it. A good maxim to remember is ‘task needs, group needs and individual needs'. You might also mention motivation and delegation.

4. Tell us why do you want to work for this organisation?

Let the interviewers know that you have done some homework by saying that in your job search their company stood out from the rest because “….” You should also mention the company's history, products, philosophy, reputation etc.

5. Can you define Hard-Disk Partitions?

Hard disk partitions divide the hard disk drive into smaller segments to enable better space management. Each partition on the disk can then be considered as a separate disk allowing different file systems to be used on each.

6. Explain me what is your favourite aspect of desktop support?

The question is a test of motivation. You need to match your answer to the job. Mention aspects like the challenges of working with new systems and meeting new people.

7. Explain me how do you feel about your abilities as a manager?

Focus on how you achieve results while maintaining good staff relations. Use examples of your successes and how you have learned from mistakes. Emphasise your energy and experience.

8. Explain me what are your reasons for leaving your previous/present job?

Be honest and brief but avoid answers suggesting personality conflicts or that you were dismissed. Try to present the move in a positive light.

9. Tell us what are the disadvantages of using imaging software?

This question is designed to test your familiarity with imaging software. Describe image testing and the attributes of particular software to show your familiarity with imaging.

10. Tell us what does DHCP stand for and what is its purpose?

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol – it assigns dynamic IP addresses to network devices allowing them to have a different IP address each time they are connected to the network.

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