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Learning Questions

    

Describe a time when you took a new job that required a much different set of skills.

Have you had an occasion when a prior strength actually turned out to be a weakness in another setting?  How did you cope?

What are your major professional reading sources?

What sorts of things have you done to become better qualified for your career?

Careers grow and develop just like people do.  Where do you see your career now? Why?  What are you doing to sustain it?

What’s the most valuable thing you’ve learned in the past year?  Why?

Do you feel you are knowledgeable about current industry related legislation or trends? Why or why not?

What was the last work-related educational seminar or class you attended? Why did you attend this course? How have you transferred the knowledge gained in the course to your work?

Through your career have you learned more about your profession through coursework or through on the job experience? Explain. What is more important to your profession, experience or continued education?

What area of your last job was most challenging for you? Why was this specific part of the position difficult? Is this still challenging? Why or why not?

Tell me about the one person who has influenced you the most within your career? Were they a manager or mentor? What did you learn from them? Why do you think you learned so much from them?

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