Second interviews have a different dynamic to them. In asking this question, they are alerting to you the fact that a lot of the work is going to be repetitive. How do you deal with that?

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Second interview questions. How do you deal with situations where
you struggle with motivation?. I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter, a
coach who helps people professionally in a host of different ways.
This is a question that might be asked to the second interview, not a
first. Second interviews could be with a hiring
manager or their boss and you're going to be in a
situation where they're giving you the once over.
Now, there are multiple ways to answer this
question. One is to say, "I happen to like working
in this kind of environment." like I know my son would
would answer this way and it happens to be true.
P likes to do repetitive work that's his personality type.
He likes it and he's young so it makes sense for him to find the security
in doing repetitive work. But most of you aren't in that kind of a situation
and you're old enough that it gets to be boring and dreary.
So, how do you answer this? And to me this goes back to
the STAR answer. Situation or task, action, result. So the classic one is of course,
the sales person who has to fill out data in the system
after the meeting in order to do a report, create an auto trail
of what occurred in his or her meeting with a client.
And, thus you're in a situation where you might say, I'm just going to use an example,
"you know, one of the things my firm requires is I complete an online report
upon completion of a meeting with a client and, frankly,
I. get backed up with client calls so, I'm, right after the meeting, often
I've been booked into something or I'm booked into something because
it's my one available time to talk to this person
immediately after a meeting. So, I don't have time."
So, that becomes the situation or and now we do the task.
"and you know I have to do this report because I want to be compliant with what
my management wants. So what I do now is and I try and work
in a 15-minute window between appointments
so I'm always able to be compliant. And the result is
you know, number one is it's true.. Having access to this data
allows me to be a better salesperson and i've learned that because there's been
little things embedded in there that came out of different calls
that i might have forgotten had i not been able to review the notes.
So what you're able to do is to point to how you were able to create a win by
being compliant. In each role, there's something that you
step into that's not necessarily pleasant but
you want to take care of it regardless and
do it in ways that serve.. Then, from there, what you're able to
talk about is what you've done to compensate
and the result that you got from it. Hope you found this helpful I'm Jeff Altman
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JeffAltman, The Big Game Hunter
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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching, and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1900 episodes, and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.

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