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- You are given a number of assignments. How will you prioritize
- After returning from lunch, you find five telephone slips from
customers requesting that you return their telephone calls. How will you prioritize your return
- Along with your other assignments, youve been given a
rush assignment that has to be done. What adjustments or considerations will you make in
trying to complete the rush assignment?
- In your supervisors absence you have been asked to
schedule the work of the group for the next two weeks. How would you schedule projects,
assignments, and vacations?
- To perform your duties more efficiently and reduce
interruptions, what steps should be taken when given a new assignment?
- Your new assignment is to establish a working area for one
professional and two clerical employees. What would you consider in laying out the work
- On what basis should a supervisor schedule and assign work?
- What is the importance of prioritizing work?
- How do you prioritize your work?
- Your section supervisor has given you a rush assignment. The
assignment is in conflict with an assignment that was given to you by the section
supervisor's boss. How will you handle these assignments?
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What if your manager, your supervisor and your lead
person told you to do something at the same time. What do you do?
Assuming this is a question being asked in an interview (as
opposed to being asked for advice as to what to do in a real-life situation), the real
question underlying this dilemma is "How do you handle priorities?" or,
"How do you react to pressure?" One way to answer this is to look at the
priorities of each person's request and determine which request is more crucial to the
mission of the organization. Obviously, if the CEO asked you to do a favor and pick
up flowers for a staff member and your immediate supervisor needs a report ASAP because a
client is waiting for the information to place a large order--you have conflicting
political and profit agendas. I would make immediate efforts to meet the supervisors
request and, in between, make some quick telephone calls about floral deliveries or use an