Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Accountability Interview

Accountability Interview

1. Tell us about a time when despite careful planning, things got out of hand or did not work out and
what did you do?

Tell us about an occasion when you chose, for whatever reason, not to finish a particular task?
Tell us about a time your supervisor was absent and you had to make a decision? What steps have you taken to enable you to become more effective in your team?
What have you done to become more effective in your career?
How have you handled special responsibilities or assignments that have been given to you that
may not be part of your routine?
Give us some examples demonstrating how you reacted to short deadlines or pressure situations.
Tell us about a time when your performance did not live up to your expectations? What did you
How do you motivate yourself to complete unpleasant assignments?


1. Would you rather design/develop plans and procedures or implement/manage them? Why?
2. Have you had to make and/or implement an unpopular decision/policy and why did you make the
decision or support the decision?


What types of people do you get along with best?
How do you work with people whom you don't get along with?
What role do you play in ensuring a smooth working environment?
Have you worked for more than one manager and how did you cope with it?
Give us an example of a crisis situation you were involved in and what did you do to help resolve

6. What professional situations cause you to feel awkward and how do you handle them?
7. How many projects can you handle at a time? Give an example when this occurred.
8. How do you prioritize your projects? 9. How do you handle repetitive tasks?
10. Tell us about a time you had to go above and beyond the call of duty?
11. How many levels of management do you deal with?
12. Describe a situation when your work was criticized. How did you react?

13. Describe a situation where you had to work with someone who was difficult, how did you handle
14. How do you define conducive work atmosphere?
15. What type of work environment appeals to you most?
16. How do you deal with conflict?
17. In what kinds of situations do you find it most difficult to deal with people?


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