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Operations Supervisor was asked...18 June 2014

I can only offer 50K for a salary. Is this acceptable?

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Signature Flight Support

How did i handle irate customers

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Use MY best listening skills. Listening patiently can defuse a situation, as long as the customer feels acknowledged in his or her complaint Less

Listen and see what is the real problem to fix

I would find out why they were irate,what can i do to resolve the problem

Let me know if you drink or smoke, if I find out myself I'll fire you

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Horizon Media

What is your typical work day like where you are currently employed?

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Sorry didn't mean to down-vote, I found this very helpful, thank you!

There is a list of daily tasks I must accomplish but the day-to-day is not always the same since I work with multiple clients. (I gave examples of situations I am currently facing and how I am handling them). Less


Why did you choose Nike?

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Nike is the world number 1 brand in sports, not only sport, the culture they embrace in , fit with my values Less

people who like Niki always got one thoug ! their taglibe:JUST DO IT

XPO Logistics

Describe managing people older than you.

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Every associate has a different approach to their workload, be it older or younger. As a leader you have to find out what their strengths and weaknesses are, by being approachable and seen, also by learning what their job functions are. This will make them feel more comfortable and you will earn their respect in the future. Less

How do you handle under stress and pressure.

Norfolk Southern

Describe a quality that makes you a fit for this position?

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My adaptability gives me the ability to learn quickly and become a SME.

I have a background in management, have a background in steal fabrication, quality scheduling and maintenance Less

Republic Services

so why do you want to get into the trash business?"

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Did you get the job in West Grove?

I believe its a secure, recession resistant industry. Regardless of it being trash it still requires all aspects of operations, logistics, sales, safety, etc. Less

Iron Mountain

The most difficult question was regarding future family planning.

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future family planning ? As in , if you plan to have a life outside of work "Neeext".. Uggh! Less

That's illegal to ask

Utah Transit Authority

What is you leadership style like?

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MicroManaged Most upper level jobs are hired from within, and they seem to know who they are going to hire before the process starts. so they just go through the motions. Less

Yes, this is true, especially in the Salt Lake and Mt Ogden bus business units. Timpanogos, however, is one business unit where they actually are promoting quality supervisors who didn't have to kiss someone's hind end in order to get the job. Less

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