Preparing for a Job Interview with the CEO: Ten Questions and Answers

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Accomplishments

Tell me about an accomplishment that shaped your career.

Employers love hearing about accomplishment stories. Not only do they illustrate how you're qualified for the position, but they also show what makes you unique as a candidate.

What to include in your answer:

Share an accomplishment story from past experience that's applicable to the position for which you're applying.

So you have a job interview, and with the company's CEO, no less. While getting ready for any job interview takes a dedicated amount of work and effort, and comes with a fair amount of stress, getting ready for a C-level interview can be downright intimidating. This is the top brass, the one that (hopefully) has a vested interested in the long-term success of the company.

So what do you do? Research on the company would obviously be first on the list. The more you know, the better prepared you'll be. But, you also need to fully understand your past and your motivation for doing the work entailed in the job for which you are applying. Think long-term career goals. In this slideshow, Heather Huhman, writing for Glassdoor.com, has identified 10 tough questions you should give serious consideration and be prepared to answer before you speak to the CEO.

 

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