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I have an interview for an admin job, what can I expect?

I am about to attend an interview for an administration assistant job with a property maintainance company. I am quite keen to get the job, but know from experience that I will be asked questions and I may freeze up and get it all wrong. My interview history isn't great, so can anybody please tell me what I can expect to be asked at the interview, whether there may be a computer test, and generally how on earth do I prepare myself for this interview????

Asked By: Burlap - 9/21/2007
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Most interviewers ask standard questions. The key is to prepare and practice in advance. Practice answering questions with a friend or in front of a mirror until you are comfortable. It's always better to speak about your experiences rather than what you would do. For example, if they ask you how you would handle a... More
Answered By: Suzy - 9/21/2007
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Why should we employ you? Why are you suited to the position? Give examples of your attributes All the best
Answered By: ZEE - 9/21/2007
 
Research the company before the interview, if you get the job you will almost certainly be typing letters, filing, using spread sheets and answering the phone, you quite possibly will be allocating jobs to the maintenance staff and you could even end up checking expenses, time sheets and sick absenses... More
Answered By: g8bvl - 9/21/2007
 
have a 30 second commerical ready to sell yourself. include your past jobs, interests, where you are from..show them you are a real person..it is ok to be nervous and tell them you are nervous if something goes wrong. if you don't know the answer say "that is a good question but I don't know... More
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Answered By: kris D - 9/21/2007
 
Look at this way, you are interviewing them too! You are deciding if you want to work for them so make sure you have some questions of your own. Take a pad and paper with you and if necessary, make some notes. It looks like you are really paying attention and are interested. Good questions are, what is the size of... More
Answered By: retox - 9/21/2007
 
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