Responsibility – Interview Questions

Interview Question: Tell me about a time when you asked for extra responsibility in any of your previous jobs.

Answer Guide: Applicant should show a natural desire for doing extra tasks willingly.

Interview Question: Tell me about a specific task you undertook, which was a challenge for you?

Answer Guide: Applicant should try to do his work with dedication, even in stressful circumstances.

Interview Question: How do you manage your time in a project when the project has a tight deadline? Give an example to prove your point.

Answer Guide: Job seeker should know the importance of time management in projects and be able to show this in his/her personal example. They should also show that they have the techniques and ability to manage time properly under the pressure of completing major projects.

Interview Question: Describe to me in detail a time when you took the initiative in a major project.

Answer Guide: Applicant should express a desire to take on more responsibility when needed. They should have enough confidence to single handedly make decisions and a desire to move up in the company.

Interview Question: Describe a situation in where you had a task that was quite demanding and what was the result of it?

Answer Guide: Applicant should show strong decision making powers and a feeling of responsibility towards his/her work.

Interview Question: Tell me about a time you got totally fed up on the job. What did you do after that?

Answer Guide: Job seeker should be able to accept his/her mistakes gracefully and try there best to resolve it. They should also be able to determine why the situation became so stressful.

Interview Question: What is your first reaction when your senior manager assigns a task that you think is impossible?

Answer Guide: Applicant should have the ability to analyze the situation and make every attempt to come up with a solution. They should not have a problem asking co-workers for help from and be responsible enough to make sure that the task was done right.

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