General work history questions and then
Verbatim from their website:
S= Situation (Give some background information)
T= Task (What were you working on?)
A= Action (What did YOU do in the situation?)
R= Result (What happened? What did you learn?)
Employers are drawing conclusions about how you will act on the job in the future based on how you respond to behavioral questions. They believe the best predictor of future performance is past performance, so carefully select the stories you share. Make sure the actions and results included in your response illustrate good qualities about yourself.
Describe a time when you made a mistake. How did you handle it?
Have you ever disagreed with a policy/procedure? How did you handle this?
Describe two examples of effective decisions you have made in the last six months.
Provide an example of a difficult problem you have recently solved.
How do you track progress on projects for which you are responsible?
How do you interact with difficult people?
Which classes did you like best/least? Why?
Do your grades accurately reflect your ability?
Who are your role models?
What is your definition of success?
Have you ever quit a job? Why?
Describe your ideal job.
When did you successfully motivate others?
Do you prefer large or small companies? Why?
Do you prefer a structured or loosely structured environment? Why?
Give me an example of a situation or position in which you worked under pressure. How did you handle the pressure?
Tell me about a situation in which you displayed leadership ability.
Describe a few situations in which your work has been criticized.
What is your greatest potential area for contributing to our company?
Name five unique contributions you can make to our company.
Give an example of when you have had to convince other members of a team to do something, and how you did it?
Describe a challenging situation and how you addressed it?
Give me an example of a time when…
You were especially hard working.
You were proud of your ability to cope.
Your were adaptable.
A good boss motivated you.
You were creative.
You were able to accept change.
I am proud to say I work for Emory. However, I feel so underpaid, underemployed for all the school work I have done thus far.
How long does it take to get hired from start to finish at Emory Healthcare? What are the steps along the way?
It takes approx. 1-2 months to get hired from start to finish.
I have several friends that have worked for Emory/ do work for Emory. I applied and then I had one of them call the supervisor on my behalf. Emory values when another Emory employee can vouch for your skill level. Later in the week, I received a call to set up an on site interview.
If you were in charge, what would you do to make Emory Healthcare a better place to work?
Keep motivating your employees from the NA's to the RN's and beyond... A Happy employee IS a great gift to any business environment.
When I interviewed with them, I think that it almost took two months. I didn't even get the position.
There really isn't a stressful part of the job. It gets busy a lot and you have to learn how to deal with the flow of patients you have.
What is the vacation policy like at Emory Healthcare? How many vacation days do you get per year?
I thought all jobs had bereavement time off. I can't imagine a work places with out bereavement time off.