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Research Director was asked...1 April 2017

Standard questions like, "give me an example of a time when you faced an issue and did something and what the results were."

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The behavior described above is 100% accurate, and does NOT stop after the interview. Beware. Less

Do your research on their research methodology and research agenda. Have great dragon-slaying stories ready. Less

Advisory Board

What fuels your competitive drive?

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I stumbled a bit on this one and had to fight the urge to say, "competition?"

Describe your background in 30 seconds

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I did.

My experience was exactly the same. Condescending attitude for a $30-$35K salary with no benefits. Less

Change to Win

What one thing, more than any other, is the reason the labor movement hasn't grown?

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failure to prioritize new organizing across the board.

Q Are you good at crunching numbers ?: .

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Children's Defense Fund

They did ask me to provide " very specific" examples from my former work that demonstrated my research and supervisory experience and expertise. Therefore, a prospective interviewee needs to be very well prepared before their interview. They need to be fully acquainted with this organization before the interview and to be able to demonstrate how their prior experience would qualify them to work there.

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I was able to answer these questions by thoroughly reviewing their job description and website and then reviewing my work history before the interview. Therefore, I was able to directly link my prior experience to the job qualifications. Less

UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

Tell us about a time you had to make a difficult decision.

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Tell us about a difficult co-worker you had - what did you do about it?

KLAS Research

Name a time you've had to do something really hard and how you overcame it. (In hindsight, this is likely asked to find out if you're willing to work extra long hours without additional compensation.)

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Told about a time I worked for a start up company with very little direction and had to create our own market share. Less

KLAS Research

What attributes will you bring to our team to help us grow?

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Honesty, integrity, and building trust easily with medical professionals is baked into my DNA. I enjoy and find it fulfilling to help others navigate the murky waters of vendor hype and realistic expectations! Less


Discuss projects from school related to the job.

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Described the projects

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