Government interview questions
Interview questions below can be used for government officers, government staffs…
Tips to create government interview questions by yourself: Identify government functions, then create tasks for each functions then you can create questions by structure:
1. What are functions of government? What are tasks that to implement each function?
2. How to do each government task/function?
3. What are output of each government task/function?
4. How to measure each task/function?
5. How to control each task/function? etc
Common interview questions for government position
1. Tell me about your self?
2. What do you like about your present job for government field?
3. What do you dislike about your present job for government field?
4. What are your strengths?
5. What is your greatest weakness?
6. Why do you want to leave your current employer?
7. Why have you applied for this particular job for government field?
Specialized government interview questions
1. How will you plan a day and manage work load? Describe a situation when you had to tell an employee to improve his performance.
2. How good are you with office tools?
3. Tell me when did you get a chance to efficiently deal with customers? Also give me a situation and explain how you did it? You may take an example of a customs officer.
4. What will your move be if you had a strict deadline and you could not complete because you were not well and not able to work to complete the work given. Given this situation, how will you solve it?
5. Name those acts that the department will be responsible for administering?
6. Name those types of filing methods that an office uses?
7. List out 3 different computer programs that are useful in Government organizations and why do we use them?
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Top 7 interview questions with answers
1. What have you done to improve your knowledge in the last year?
Try to include improvement activities that relate to the job. A wide variety of activities can be mentioned as positive self-improvement. Have some good ones handy to mention.
2. What experience do you have in this field?
Speak about specifics that relate to the position you are applying for. If you do not have specific experience, get as close as you can.
3. Describe a typical work week for you.
Interviewers expect a candidate for employment to discuss what they do while they are working in detail. Before you answer, consider the position you are applying for and how your current or past positions relate to it. The more you can connect your past experience with the job opening, the more successful you will be at answering the questions.
It should be obvious that it’s not a good idea talk about non-work related activities that you do on company time, but, I’ve had applicants tell me how they are often late because they have to drive a child to school or like to take a long lunch break to work at the gym.
Keep your answers focused on work and show the interviewer that you’re organized (“The first thing I do on Monday morning is check my voicemail and email, then I prioritize my activities for the week.”) and efficient.
4. What kind of salary do you need?
A loaded question. A nasty little game that you will probably lose if you answer first. So, do not answer it. Instead, say something like, That’s a tough question. Can you tell me the range for this position? In most cases, the interviewer, taken off guard, will tell you. If not, say that it can depend on the details of the job. Then give a wide range.
5. Explain how you would be an asset to this organization
You should be anxious for this question. It gives you a chance to highlight your best points as they relate to the position being discussed. Give a little advance thought to this relationship.
6. What is your greatest strength?
Numerous answers are good, just stay positive. A few good examples: Your ability to prioritize, Your problem-solving skills, Your ability to work under pressure, Your ability to focus on projects, Your professional expertise, Your leadership skills, Your positive attitude
7. Do you have any questions for me?
Always have some questions prepared. Questions prepared where you will be an asset to the organization are good. How soon will I be able to be productive? and What type of projects will I be able to assist on? Are examples.