Mostly Asked Warehouse Assistant Interview Preparation Guide
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Warehouse Assistant related Frequently Asked Questions in various Warehouse Assistant job interviews by interviewer. The set of questions here ensures that you offer a perfect answer posed to you. So get preparation for your new job hunting

47 Warehouse Assistant Questions and Answers:

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Mostly Asked  Warehouse Assistant Job Interview Questions and Answers
Mostly Asked Warehouse Assistant Job Interview Questions and Answers

1 :: Please tell me what do you do outside of work?

If possible highlight interests and hobbies that are related to the role you are applying for. Talk about any foreign languages you know or exotic places you have visited. Also give examples of activities that portray you as a responsible, sociable person who has a friendly personality and who can get along within a team. These type of responses will help set you apart from other candidates.

☛ Travelling.
☛ Foreign languages.
☛ Football.
☛ Winning any competitions i.e. chess, karate.
☛ Running marathons.
☛ A member of any societies or charities.

2 :: Why are you interested in this position/our company?

I am anxious to put my experience of managing people together with my extensive knowledge of inventory control. I'm especially attracted to working in a dynamic company like this one,

3 :: Are you willing to relocate?

No, I would prefer to remain in the Dallas area. I have family here and they need my help from time to time

4 :: Tell me what's your current salary?

Questions about your current compensation may sound personal, but they can still be asked at interviews. Never lie or stretch the truth, as if you are found out it could jeopardize your entire application.

☛ My present employer pays me well outside of the norm, however I would not like to limit my job prospects by using that salary as a comparison.
☛ As a highly valued member of the company, I am paid on the very high end of current market rates.

5 :: What do you dislike about your present job and why?

Remember not to directly criticize or be negative about the company, managers or supervisors. Instead find other general issues to focus on.

☛ Sometimes it is difficult for me to get a sense of my own achievement in a big company like my present employer.
☛ There are very few opportunities for advancement with my present employer who are a small company.

What NOT to mention:
☛ Overtime issues.
☛ Salary expectations.

6 :: What experience do you have in this field as warehouse assistant position?

☛ Speak about specific matters that are relevant to the position you are applying for. If you do not have any specific experience, get them as close as you can.

☛ If you are being asked this question from your employer, you can explain about your experience. Tell the employer what responsibilities you were performing in your previous job. You can tell about the programs you have developed and modules you have worked on. You can also tell about your achievements in different programs.

7 :: Please tell me what do you like about your present job?

Try to link what you 'like' to any of the requirements of the job you are applying for. Also keep in mind that you are looking to leave your present jobs so don't make a big list.

☛ It provides me with constant new challenges to test my abilities.
☛ Communicating and meeting with new people.
☛ Able to use your initiative.
☛ Working as part of a team.

8 :: Tell me reason for leaving each position. Why were you laid off?

This question will become more common as the economy continues to slow down. It's a tough question, however, especially because many workers aren't told exactly why they were laid off. The best way to tackle this question is to answer as honestly as possible.

As I'm sure you're aware, the economy is tough right now and my company felt the effects of it. I was part of a large staff reduction and that's really all I know. I am confident, however, that it had nothing to do with my job performance, as exemplified by my accomplishments. For example..

9 :: Explain what have your achievements been to date?

Give a solution that is related to work and if possible the job you are applying for. Demonstrate something that shows how you saved a previous employer money, made them more efficient or increased revenue.

10 :: Tell me how would you know you were successful on this warehouse assistant job?

There are several ways to assess: You set big challenges for yourself and met them. Your achievement is a big success. Your boss told you that you were successful.

I am sure that I was successful. I have dreamt to work for your company and I can do anything to make my dream become true. And I am really interested in this job, for my passion not for money.

11 :: Tell me do you have any questions you would like to ask me?

You are likely to get this question thrown at you towards the end of the interview.

☛ What do you believe are the biggest challenges your company faces in the near future?
☛ Can you tell me what brought you to work for the company, (this question is aimed at the interviewer).
☛ What do you believe are the coming trends in your industry and how do you feel your company is positioned to take them on.
☛ Following on from our conversation today and my belief that I am a suitable candidate for your position. If my application is successful when do you think I would be required to start work? (ask this right at the end).

12 :: Tell me about the best/worst decision you made?

In my last position as the warehouse manager, I made a decision in scheduling. I didn't consider how much work there was in getting all the installers out of the warehouse. I did my research from the week before and implemented a short survey. This experience really taught me about planning and doing thorough research before making a decision.

13 :: Tell us what do you enjoy about the industry you are in?

This can be a tough question that will put you on the spot. When responding be polite, diplomatic and give a good business related answer.

☛ I can't really give you a accurate answer because at this time I don't know the scope of the job, it's responsibilities, hours, etc.
☛ The job I perform, the salary I receive and the circumstances at my current company are not really comparable to the opportunity we are discussing today. However when I consider my skill sets, academic qualifications and work experience, I am confident that a salary between £25,000 - £33,000 would be appropriate.

14 :: Tell me what would be your perfect job? Describe your idea job and/or boss?

You can have everything in life you want, if you just help enough other people get what they want. The perfect job for me would be to make it into a higher echelon than I was, having a vision of what something could be, and helped that vision to come true by working with bosses, owners, and team members who can have the same or similar vision. Helping others to get what they want, going the second mile in meeting their needs.

15 :: Tell me what do you think are the most important skills in succeeding in warehouse assistant job?

You could put a number on the skills to structure your answer around this. For example, "In my opinion, the three most important sales skills are…" Instead of referring to specific sales techniques, you should mention competencies and skills which a salesperson need to get success. Below are some skills including:

☛ Adjust your approach to different people and situations.
☛ Ask a right question and how to listen.
☛ How to communicate and handle dissatisfaction and rejection of customers.
☛ Make plan and comply with it.
☛ Make influence on and persuade customers.
☛ To be good at negotiating for common agreement.

16 :: Tell us how would you cope with a difficult colleague?

☛ This really depends on what my co-worker is doing, the severity of their actions and the specific problems or disruption that they may be causing. Having said that no matter what the situation is, I would always remain in control of any situation and concentrate on my work. I would not take any arguments or heated discussions personally or hold grudges against work colleagues.
☛ I would avoid them and only talk to them or cooperate with them when required to in the course of my daily duties.

17 :: What would your former boss/peers/subordinates, colleagues say about you?

They would describe me as an easy going person who is a good team player. I've found that a lot more can be accomplished when people gang up on a problem, rather than on each other.

18 :: As you said you've changed jobs five times in the past five years, why should we think you are likely to stay here for a long time?

This is the same as asking why have you changed jobs so frequently? It is likely to be asked if your curriculum vitae shows that not held down a long term position but have regularly jumped from one job to another. When answering you have no real option but to lump all your previous employers together. At all costs avoid showing that you are a difficult personality to get along with or that you have a habit of leaving jobs abruptly.

☛ I do not believe that my career history is an accurate reflection of my character or abilities. Stability is important to me and I am anxious to work long term for one company. Although my CV shows that I have worked for a five different companies over a short period of time, the reason for this was that I had a elderly and frail relative to look after during this period.
☛ Say that previous job roles failed to challenge you.
☛ State that you current desire is to find long term employment and then give a reason for this i.e. your recently bought a house, just got married or are in a new committed long term relationship etc.
☛ Mention and highlight any jobs you have held for long periods.
☛ Point out the duties in the job you are applying for and state that these are the challenges you have been looking for.

19 :: Where do you see yourself in say four years' time as Warehouse Assistant?

This is also the same question as 'Where do you want to be in 4 years?' The recruiter does not want to know about your personal goals i.e. you want a house in the south of France etc. They are only interested in your career ambitions.
Try not to sound too ambitious, for instance saying you want to have been promoted to the head of your department. This can scare off some interviewers who may think your after their job! Instead sound ambitious but realistic.

☛ In four years time I aim to have improved my abilities and to be a leader in my field. This will mean that I can contribute more to my employers and their business.
☛ That really depends on how well I perform in my job and also what career opportunities come my way. However the bottom line is that I want to have improved my skill sets and be making a ongoing contribution to any organization that i happen to be working for.

20 :: What are your key accomplishments? Describe some of your most important career accomplishments?

My first effort was to meet with the employees to try to allay their fears, quell rumors, and discuss how we would deal with this crisis

21 :: Warehouse Assistant interview questions for Phone interview:

☛ What kind of personality do you work best with and why?
☛ Who else have you applied to/got interviews with?
☛ What five words would be describe you as Warehouse Assistant?
☛ How do you feel about taking no for an answer?
☛ What do you do if you disagree with a co-worker?
☛ What steps do you follow to study a problem before making a decision?
☛ How much preparation on files for trial do you do?

It takes a lot of thinking to be ready for these Warehouse Assistant interview questions. A good strategy for these types of Warehouse Assistant interview questions is to brainstorm a list of your top ten best qualities. This is the part where you link your skills, experience, education and your personality to the Warehouse Assistant job itself.

22 :: Warehouse Assistant interview questions for General job interview:

☛ What are the techniques that you use to clarify obscure message meanings?
☛ What do you think you can bring to this Warehouse Assistant position?
☛ Do you ever take work home with you?
☛ What personal qualities or characteristics do you most value?
☛ What relevant Warehouse Assistant experience do you have?
☛ Where would you like to be in your career five years from now?
☛ Are you good at working in a team?

Show your qualities that will enable you to be successful in this position.
The best way to tackle these Warehouse Assistant interview questions is to answer as honestly as possible. This is a good time to illustrate how you can contribute to the company if you are successfully recruited.

23 :: Warehouse Assistant interview questions for First interview:

☛ You have not done Warehouse Assistant job before. How will you succeed?
☛ Have you found any ways to make Warehouse Assistant job easier?
☛ Give an example of how you set goals and achieve them.
☛ Was there a person in your career who really made a difference?
☛ How did you handle meeting a tight deadline?
☛ How do you handle a heavy workload? How do you prioritize day to day tasks?
☛ Do you work better under pressure or with time to plan and organize?

Think of an example where you have had to do something on your own initiative in your current job. This is your chance to show your depth and dimension as a person.
Furthermore, try to use verbs, not adjectives in your interview answer.

24 :: Warehouse Assistant interview questions for Face to Face interview:

☛ What do you consider your strengths and weaknesses as Warehouse Assistant?
☛ Why do you believe you are qualified for this Warehouse Assistant position?
☛ Which of your jobs had the most rapid change?
☛ What would you say are your strong points?
☛ How would you feel about working for someone who knows less than you?
☛ What are your salary increases?
☛ How will your greatest strength help you perform?

25 :: Warehouse Assistant Interview Questions:

☛ Tell me about yourself
☛ Why should we hire you?
☛ What makes you better candidate than others?
☛ What are your strengths?
☛ What is your weakness?
☛ When can you start?
☛ How will you come to work?
☛ Do you have your own transport?
☛ Have you got a certificate to use a forklift?
Warehouse Assistant Interview Questions and Answers
47 Warehouse Assistant Interview Questions and Answers