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Darling Ingredients
Transportation Manager was asked...16 October 2012

They are not professional HR people, so you have the opportunity to really direct your own interview. Go in there and dominate the conversation.

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Anything semi-intelligent is acceptable. Don't use big words. It confuses them.

What is the common salary for a transportation manager at your location?

Harbor Freight Tools

My birthdate and I was rejected based on my age

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They asked for my birthdate

If you're under the age of 40, it's not considered a protected class. Maybe they ran a background check on you, and something came up you didn't mention to them. Less

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio

Please tell us about a time where a project was not going as planned and the changes you made to get it back on track.

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Not sharing my answer but the core of the interview was behavioral based questions and "tell us about a time....". Less

EPIC Fuels

The questions were very standard; what are your analytical skills, how do you influence others, are you a self-starter, etc. If you are decently prepared for a conversation you will do fine.

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Obviously not the correct way.

Weld RE-8

What do you do if Susie keeps standing on the Bus, what do you do?

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Pull over, radio dispatch, move Susie to the front of the bus

Liquid Environmental Solutions

Have you worked with Penske repair facility.

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Yes, for many years. I am most familiar with the Carrollton TX facility.

Ryder System

How many direct reports did you have in your previous role?

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What is your management style?

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• Hardworking, responsible and ambitious. • Determined, communicative and creative, kind and open-minded personality. • Enjoys team work with the ability to focus on details. • Strong customer service oriented, a can-do attitude and ability to take self-initiative. • Welcomes the challenge of solving problems. • Reliable, trustworthy and loyal, especially with regard to confidential matters • Efficient and well-organized. • Versatile, adaptable and goal oriented. • Event management Less


Name a time I had to work with and adverse individual at work?

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I shared an experience with and employee I had to terminate along with the background on that particular situation - that is the decision making process that lead to the termination. Less

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