CareerTest.net

Make an informed career choice

type watching in teamsQuestionnaires > Interview: Discovering abilities


You are being interviewed for a new job.

Find the skills or qualities that the interviewer is most likely looking for.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

1. You are asked to talk about a time when you prioritized the elements of a complicated project.

The interviewer wants to know more about your:


  1. Goal setting skills
  2. Creativity
  3. Leadership skills
  4. Communication skills
  5. Problem solving skills

2. You are asked to talk about a time where you accomplished more than what was required.

The interviewer wants to know more about your:


  1. Creativity
  2. Communication skills
  3. Initiative
  4. Organizational skills
  5. Leadership skills

3. You are asked to talk about a technique you discovered that has helped you with your job.

The interviewer wants to know more about your:


  1. Motivation
  2. Persuasion skills
  3. Decision making skills
  4. Initiative
  5. Intelligence

4. You are asked to talk about a project that involved a lot of detail.

The interviewer wants to know more about your:



  1. Problem solving skills
  2. Communication skills
  3. Leadership skills
  4. Persuasion skills
  5. Multi-tasking skills

5. You are asked to talk about your hobbies and activites.

The interviewer wants to know more about your:



  1. Creativity
  2. Initiative
  3. Integrity
  4. Motivation
  5. Intelligence

6. You are asked to talk about a time when you dealt with a situation without having all necessary info.

The interviewer wants to know more about your:


  1. Creativity
  2. Persuasiveness
  3. Decision making skills
  4. Organizational skills
  5. Multi-tasking skills

7. You are asked to talk about a situation when you were faced with competing priorities.

The interviewer wants to know more about your:


  1. Communication skills
  2. Decision making skills
  3. Leadership skills
  4. Persuasion skills
  5. Multi-tasking skills

8. You are asked if you consider yourself effective and successful.

The interviewer wants to know more about your:



  1. Creativity
  2. Self-confidence
  3. Persuasion skills
  4. Education
  5. Motivation

You are asked to talk about a time when you were put in charge of forming a team at work.

The interviewer wants to know more about your:


  1. Problem solving skills
  2. Creativity
  3. Management skills
  4. Persuasion skills
  5. Initiative

10 You are asked to talk about some of the tougher challenges that you faced in a previous job.

The interviewer wants to know more about your:


  1. Persuasion skills
  2. Perseverance
  3. Integrity
  4. Loyalty
  5. Organizational skills

Sign up today for career trend reports and interview tips.

Answers:1.A 2.C 3.D 4.E 5.A 6.C 7.E 8.B 9.C 10.B