5 STAR Questions

  1. Describe a time when picking up a new technology worked really well for you? 

  2. Tell me about a time when not picking up a new technology caused difficulty for you? 

  3. Tell me about a time you had to change plans during a project/task you were doing to prioritize something unexpected? 

  4. Tell me about a time when you planned and organized a complex task or project from start to finish? 

  5. Tell me about a time when you were given a project you had never done before? 

  6. Tell me about a time when you just had to give up and move on to something else? 

  7. Describe a time when you found yourself caught in an inefficient process and had to figure out a better way? 

  8. Explain how you keep yourself current on industry practices and trends? 

  9. Give me an example of your typical problem-solving approach? 

  10. Tell me about a time when you’re chosen solution didn’t work, and you had to rethink the problem from scratch? 

  11. Give me an example of a difficult problem you worked on and walk me through your decision-making process? 

  12. Tell me about a time when you came up with some new ideas to solve an old problem? 

  13. Give me an example of what you are currently working on for personal or professional improvement?

  14. Tell me about a time when you had to change something significant in your work environment? 

  15. Tell me about a time when you had to act on something important before you had time to come up with a clear answer or solution? 

  16. Describe a time you worked with multiple groups or people who had different interests? 

  17. Tell me about a time when you changed your approach to customers based on their input? 

  18. Tell me about a time when you worked with someone who was difficult to get along with?