Human Resources Executive Assistant Sample Job Interview Questions

Human Resources Executive Assistant Sample Job Interview Questions

 

Here are sample Executive Assistant (Human Resources) job interview questions designed specifically for the Executive Assistant career field.

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tell me about your dream job.

As EA in HR, you will handle confidential information with professionalism and discretion. Tell me about a time when you had to show tact and diplomacy in dealing with a sensitive employee situation.

Describe your experience in a unionized work setting.

Tell me about your experience supporting managers at the executive level.

As Executive Assistant in HR, you will require exceptional time management and organizational skills.

Describe your proficiency in all MS Office applications – especially EXCEL and POWERPOINT.

How have you changed the job as a Executive Assistant (Human Resources) since coming to your present employer? Why and how did you make these changes?

To what extent do you coach and prepare others for new situations as a Executive Assistant (Human Resources)? Could you give an example of a time when you failed to properly coach a subordinate? What happened?

Some salespeople like to work on their own (out of home, a car, etc.) while others like to work out of an office. Which do you prefer as a Executive Assistant (Human Resources) and why? What is your experience doing this?

Have you ever received feedback from your boss on your organization skills?

Have you changed any processes or methods of setting work priorities in your job? Give examples.

What would you do if you found out the company was doing something illegal?

What would you do if you won the lottery?

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Bonus Questions


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  • Think of a recent decision you made that was good and one that wasn't as good. What did you do differently in making these decisions?
  • What challenges are you looking for in a position?

Daily Interview Tip

Have a short, two or three minute response that you can give comfortably. Start with a strong statement, then follow this with a summarised chronological story showing how you got to your current career position. Arrived 15 few minutes early to your interview, checked your appearance, be unfailingly polite and pleasant with reception. Interviews can be informatl or it can be a formal interview between you and a group of people with set questions.