Job Interview Questions 8 Decisiveness and Leadership

Job Interview Questions – part 8 Decisiveness and Leadership

Here are some Job Interview Practice questions each followed by Key vocabulary.

Job Interview Questions and Useful Vocabulary


With the following questions watch the time it takes you to respond. Do not forget to illustrate each answer with specific examples.

Do you consider yourself to be thoughtful, analytical or do you usually make up your mind fast? Give an example.
What was your most difficult decision in the last six months? What made it difficult?
How do you go about making an important decision affecting your career?
What was the last major problem that you were confronted with? What action did you take on it?
What specifically do you do to set an example for your employees?
What sort of leader do your people feel you are? Are you satisfied?
How do you get people who do not want to work together to establish a common approach to a problem?
How would you describe your basic leadership style? Give specific examples of how you practice this?
Do you feel you work more effectively on a one to one basis or in a group situation?

to make a decision
decisive = resolute = determined
an issue = a predicament = a complication
an example = a precedent = a paradigm
thoughtful = considerate = understanding
to confront, to challenge, to oppose, to defy

Your Checklist: Don’t forget to carry on working on the following points:

  • Write your CV
  • Write your Cover Letter
  • Personalise your Letter of Application
  • Prepare for the interview (Job Interview Questions)
  • Learn Key Vocabulary
  • Prepare your LinkedIn profile
  • Make sure your Social Media accounts’ privacy settings are set appropriately


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Job Interview Tips Part 8 Decisiveness and Leadership

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