Administrative Assistant Interview Questions

Administrative Assistant Interview Questions

Last updated September 18th, 2017

Administrative Assistants should be skilled communicators and problem solvers. Avoid careless or inattentive candidates.

Interview Questions for Administrative Assistants

1. If a manager asks you to recommend a restaurant to impress a client, how would you handle it?

Shows research skills and thoroughness. See if they use resources or ask about allergies.

2. Which three skills make you a fit for this position? Support your answers with experiences.

Forces them to reflect and talk about their history.

3. Give an example of a time when you successfully multitasked.

Demonstrates an ability to multitask.

4. How have you calmed a stressful situation? Why?

Shows a desire to help others and how they handle stress.

5. A pushy client wants to speak with a manager who can’t be disturbed. What do you do?

Shows ability to follow instructions, solve problems and diffuse tense situations.

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