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Offline Learnist Careers

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Labour Interview Questions
« on: March 04, 2012, 08:50:08 PM »

Labour interview questions and answers:

If you have an interview coming for a Labour job then you can take a look at our full list of typical interview questions.

There are many Labour jobs online however most labour job vacancies would be advertised on the local papers and on the windows of the companies in the towns etc.

You should have a well written CV even for Labour jobs!
When you click on the links, they will take you to the answers of the questions.
Good luck with your job search and if you have anything to ask please do so!
View our full list of Typical Interview Questions and Answers!
Tell me about yourself
Why should we hire you?
Why do you want this job?
What is your greatest strength?
What is your greatest weakness?
What are your salary expectations?
What motivates you?
Give some examples of teamwork
Describe a difficult work situation project and how you overcame it
Are you willing to travel?
What can you contribute to this company?
« Last Edit: March 21, 2012, 09:52:38 AM by Job Hunter »

Offline Glenys

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Re: Labour Interview Questions
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2012, 09:41:23 PM »
Assuming you mean labourer? or do you mean manual labour jobs like bricklayer etc?  I have never heard of a labour job!
Still if you do mean labourer then again, this is a good career choice especially for those who love this kind of work, or working with your hands

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Re: Labour Interview Questions
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2012, 01:11:38 AM »
I also assumed that this was labourer (some sort of manual labour). This is usually popular with people who have few academic qualifications, or have acquired vocational qualifications in whichever kind of labour they want to go into.

When being interviewed for labouring positions, it's more about having the drive and motivation to work long hours and work hard. You might be asked to give examples of when you were able to finish a task and work hard.

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Re: Labour Interview Questions
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2013, 05:21:42 PM »
Again on the assumption this means a post in manual labour. Interview questions will be hugely varied depending on the field you are being interviewed. However, there are recurring themes throughout this industry. When conducting the interview, your interviewer will be looking to see if you posses certain traits. The interviewer will be looking for you to be enthusiastic, hard working, reliable, honest and tenacious. If you don’t have experience on your side it can be assumed you are coming in to the interview on the back of, or as part of an apprenticeship. Therefore, you will be given some leeway on technical expertise but will be expected to show a bit more “hunger” for the job compared to those who have been in the business for a number of years. 

Of course you will be asked questions relevant to your specific trade but the level of the answer will depend on the position being applied for. This side of your knowledge should have been built up during any training courses you have completed but you should still take time to practice delivering your answer on what you can or have done. Many people fully understand what they have been taught but struggle to communicate the idea effectively. By practising, either to a friend or even a mirror, you will come across as more confident in your abilities. To back up your self confidence, which is sometimes an under estimated characteristic within the trades, you must press home your enthusiasm for the job. By showing the interviewer that you genuinely enjoy your work will make you a more attractive prospect to train, as you will appear more likely to stay the course and give use to the company that will employ you.

Most manual labour jobs are by definition, physically demanding. It is therefore important that the interviewer knows that your strengths are your determination and a strong work ethic to go alongside your technical abilities. 
« Last Edit: June 28, 2013, 09:03:07 PM by Learnist Careers »


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