Targeted Selection Interview Preparation Guide
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21 Targeted Selection Questions and Answers:

1 :: What has been your proudest accomplishment?

When I was a junior in college, I was having difficulty with calculus. On my first test, four weeks into the class, I received a C- on the test, and I was really discouraged. This was the first time that I had received a C on any test. I knew that I had to do something differently, because I knew that the class was going to continue to be tough.

2 :: What is targeted selection?

Targeted Selection is the world's most proven, accurate behavioral interviewing system. It helps verify your fit for the job, and the company's fit for you.

3 :: Describe a work decision you have made that you wish you could do over?

Last year I miscalculated a big project. I had assigned a high visibility project to one of my project managers. This person came to me and asked to be reassigned, because he didn't believe that he could do what was required by the project.
We lost eight weeks on the project, but I delivered a top-notch end product. Once I realized the full scope and complexity of the project, I was able to quickly and effectively turn the project around. In the end, the project delivered what the organization needed, and I received positive reviews from my director.

4 :: Targeted Selection interview questions part 1:

► Describe a situation…?
► What were the circumstances surrounding…?
► What was the most memorable time when that happened…?
► What did you do…?

5 :: Targeted Selection actions that you took interview questions part 2:

► What exactly did you do in the situation…?
► What was your specific role or what steps did you take in the situation…?

6 :: Targeted Selection results or changes caused actions that you took interview questions part 3:

► What were the results…?
► How did it work out…?
► What problems/successes resulted from…?
► What feedback did you receive…?
► What lesson(s) did you learn…?

7 :: Targeted Selection interview questions part 4:

► What is your proudest accomplishment?
► Discuss any obstacles or options you faced and how you overcame them?
► We have all had times when we just couldn't get everything done on time. Tell me about a time when this happened to you?
► Give me a situation where you faced conflict on the job.
► Pick a particular conflict situation and briefly explain how you resolved it?
► Give some examples of when you went above and beyond what was required in a course/job/project. If you can, provide an example from your academic experiences and from your work experience (if applicable)?
► What have you done that showed initiative and willingness to work? Use examples from college or work?
► Tell me about a time when you disagreed with others in your work group, and how you handled it. How was the disagreement resolved? Avoid blaming other for the disagreement?
► How did you get your peers/co-workers to accept your idea and/or project? Stress your persuasion skills and or/ your teamwork skills.
► When were you most satisfied/dissatisfied in your work (most current work)?
► What motivates you to do your best?

8 :: Targeted Selection interview questions part 5:

► Can you tell me more about the employees that I'd be supervising in this position
► Do you often have to let people go
► Tell me about a time when you lost your temper
► Would you like me to share a learning experience with you
► Tell me about a time when you had to deal with an irate customer
► Tell me about a time when you had a conflict with a supervisor

9 :: Tell me when you had a conflict with a supervisor?

you can begin by clarifying the question (e.g., "would you like me to discuss my relationship with my last supervisor?"). If you get an affirmative nod, go on to describe your relationship with that supervisor.

10 :: Tell me about a time when you lost your temper?

You could honestly say, "I do get angry sometimes but I never lose my temper. In fact, I'm not sure I have a temper."