Interview: Exec Assistant to CEO Updated

Select an aptitude the candidate falls short on. Ask the recommended question(s).

Select an aptitude the candidate falls short on. Ask the recommended question(s).

Select an aptitude the candidate falls short on. Ask the recommended question(s).


Describe the job to the candidate. Ask: "What you think will be the part of the job you like the most?"

What do you think will be the most challenging tasks involved in the position of the job I've just described?


What function would you use to add two text strings together?

If you wanted to tally the number of cells containing a certain value, what function would you use?

If I wanted to sum data from a range in column B based on the data found in a column A what function would I use?


What's an entrance effect in Powerpoint?

What's a merge in Word?

Let's say you need a logo for print that's 4 inches across. How many pixels width minimum must it be?


Do you have experience with logistics, or experience that would prepare you for working with drivers?


What project management tools or strategies have you found to be effective?

Describe job duties you've undertaken that best prove you're innovative, self-training, creative, and self-directed.

What experience do you have in maintaining equipment in working order?


Describe a most difficult situation where your exceptional communication skills made all the difference.

Describe what you think differentiates a good manager from a poor one.


Describe the most difficult or challenging work experience you've ever had and how you reacted.

How would you describe your tolerance with a heavy workload and tight deadlines?

How would you describe your tolerance of difficult or angry people / customers?