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I have an interview for the assistant manager position at an all girls store. I'm already a sale assosciate there, and the DM already prepared me with some questions for the regional manager. One of them is: "How would you react if one of your employees weren't listening to you and not doing their job?"

Asked By: - 6/8/2011
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Tell them "Please listen. This is important. I enjoy having you work here and need you to do the work so I don't lose you!" Always try to put a positive spin on any answer in a job interview.
Answered By: Krissy T - 6/8/2011
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Blackies are so mainstream. Mothers are so mainstream. Dans are so mainstream.
Answered By: Daisy Louise - 6/8/2011
 
" I would get their attention, and get them on task."
Answered By: Skate4Soccer120! - 6/8/2011
 
i just said id inform my superviser, employers like rats
Answered By: Spudoodle - 6/8/2011
 
be mad
Answered By: Rinja - 6/8/2011
 
I would say "Holy ****! What the **** are you doing?! Get to work! Jk
Answered By: Hi Bye - 6/8/2011
 
I would probably go over to them and just flat out say "if you don't step it up, you're getting fired, and I mean it." In a stern tone. They should listen to you!
Answered By: chiquita1998 - 6/8/2011
 
Either one of two things. 1. ) "Your mother." or 2. ) Give him only 1 warning telling him that he was being disrespectful to both the boss by not doing the job, and the employees by not doing the job. Then say that there are people out there that would kill to have some type of job.
Answered By: AReal Cavalier - 6/8/2011
 
Say you would fire them on the spot, or at least threaten to replace them with someone who has lost their job.
Answered By: (Mr. Lizard's) Meat - 6/8/2011
 
You could pull them aside, away from everyone else, and talk to them. Ask them politely why the job is not getting done. Also, you could ask them if they need clear instructions. Sometimes employees are having a bad day, so you could even help them out if they were. If this was a recurring problem, then you would need... More
Answered By: xocalixo - 6/8/2011
 
In the words of the Trump" Your Fired!"
Answered By: doug g - 6/8/2011
 
You really don't want to too far into the extremes. Those being A) Fire them on the spot or B) Brush it off... More
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Answered By: Louis H - 6/8/2011
 
FIRE THEM !! that way you can hire NEW employees for less money !!
Answered By: Mark - 6/8/2011
 
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