1. What is your greatest achievement so far?

For answering this question you should think of a few things:
☛ Achievement
☛ Actions
☛ Value and performance
☛ Results

2. Give examples of achievements in your job experience so far?

☛ Great initiatives and fresh ideas.
☛ Have you shaken old methods?
☛ Developed a new program.
☛ Target sales, new sales.
☛ Reached new clients?
☛ Developed a new customer satisfaction procedure?
☛ Improved the accuracy of budget forecasts?
☛ New design on time-schedule.
☛ Achieved project goals.
☛ Established good working relationships with customers.
☛ Great team work.
☛ Established new quality standards.

3. How would you describe your last employer in your job experience?

Never run down or say anything negative about anybody or anyone. The employer will feel that you will do it to them. You should state the positive things such as he had high expectations and I really respected him for that. He was down to earth and really knew the job I was doing, if I had any problems he was approachable and would always give me suggestion or he gave the responsibility to do a good job.

4. How does a sandwich year job experience?

During sandwich year, the students on job placement have the opportunity to use the skills and knowledge gained in their first two years and see how they are applied to real world problems. This offers them useful insights for their final year and prepares them for the job market once their course has finished. Some companies sponsor students in their final year at university with the promise of a job at the end of the course. This is an incentive for the student to perform well during the placement as it helps with two otherwise unwelcome stresses: the lack of money in the final year, and finding a job when the University course ends.

5. What is a sandwich year in job experience?

Job experience at university level is often offered between the second and final years of an undergraduate degree course, especially in the science, engineering and computing fields. Courses of this nature are often called sandwich courses with the job experience year itself known as the sandwich year.

6. Why did you leave your last job after just one year?

Interviewers are concerned about job hoppers people who do not settle but move from job to job. In a recession many jobs are short-term and so this may not be a negative reflection on you but the interviewer needs to be convinced.
If you have changed jobs more frequently than average, be ready to explain the reasons why. If it is a case of a job not working out, be ready to explain. It could be that you moved for a promotion but within weeks you realized the company was in difficulty, with your job at risk, hence now looking for a new job.

7. What were the actions did you take for your achievements at job experience?

Think of the actions that you took to achieve the goal. Every single step that you have taken for achieving the objectives:
☛ Tasks during the activity.
☛ Your personal management activities.
☛ The changes and difficulties that you handled effectively.

8. How do bad job experiences help you in future?

It is not pretty when a bad job experience blots an otherwise spotless resume. These bad job experiences can haunt us when we are out there looking for a new job and this can bring down our self-confidence. Whether you lose your job, resigned because of a nasty boss, backstabbing co-workers or get chucked out because of uncontrollable events, there are ways to deal with the life in-between.

9. Give example for describing your last employer in your job experience?

☛ I liked my employer. He/she treated me fairly and respected my work.
☛ I appreciated my previous employer having given me the opportunity to acquire a lot of skills and experiences in (name area of work skill).

10. Give an example of the greatest strengths in your job experience?

My greatest strength is that I have a lot of initiative. I am always looking for a better way to do things at job that I feel would save the company money and I can always achieve my production quotas. For example one time I was working at my station and I felt that I was wasting time by always having to walk to the other side of my station to get some parts. So I reorganized the station and my supervisor was really impressed as it increased my quota.

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