Human Resources Executive Assistant Sample Job Interview Questions
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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.Have any of your employees ever been released because they didn't work out? Why were they released? What, if anything, was done to improve their problem areas before they were released? Describe your most disappointing experience in attempting to gain upper management's support of an idea or proposal. What was the situation, and why was it disappointing?