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Job interview for file clerk - possible questions to prepare for?

What are some questions I should be prepared to answer when it comes to my job interview for a file clerk position who files and scans documents?

Asked By: Paul Frank - 5/20/2007
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Do you speak English? Can you walk and talk at the same time? How about chewing gum? How much is 2 X 2? Can you write your name? Do not worry, if you are not in a coma, you will be picked.
Answered By: Kayser Soze - 5/20/2007
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If you can alphabetize, have a keen attention to detail, meticulous in your habits - NO ONE wants a file clerk that puts things in the wrong place. They'll hire you if you're detail oriented.
Answered By: pepper - 5/20/2007
 
In addition to the good questions posed above I would also look for your interpersonal skills. Stress, having to deal with coworkers and possibly clients would be good skills/abilities that they would be looking for. They may also look for discretion and how you treat confidential information... More
Answered By: quegend - 5/20/2007
 
they probably will ask you about previous experience, what software programs you have experience with, and most places will have you take some sort of test to see if you can alphabetize.
Answered By: shirleyb1948 - 5/20/2007
 
If I were designing interview questions for a file clerk, I would ask about your ability to alphabetize lists, such as names, cities, or words. "Ask" in this sense means I would give you a list and have you alphabetize it. And then a second list, which would be much longer, and more difficult... More
Answered By: Carlos R - 5/20/2007
 
How organized are you. Where do you see yourself in 5 years. What is a negative or positive thing about yourself.
Answered By: JusMe - 5/21/2007
 
Can you alphabetize? Where would you put such and such document under? Have you had any experience in this? How can you make this job easier? What do you have to offer them to hire you?
Answered By: Sharon S - 5/21/2007
 
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