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					                                                                                                  Vietnamese Association, Toronto (VAT)
Interview Questions and Score Sheet
Candidate: __________________________________________________________________ Date: __________________________________________

Interviewer: _________________________________________________________________

   1. Please tell us about yourself and how does this position fit with your career plans? (14 points)
      (This question is designed to relax the individual by providing them an opening to talk about themselves. It should become apparent what
      knowledge the candidate brings, and how prepared they are for the interview)

              Communication Knowledge (7 points)

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              Notes:




              Preparation/Confidence (7 points)

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              Notes:




   2. Knowledge of industry
         a. Could you name several local community resources for new immigrants located within the Toronto and North York office?

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              Notes:


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  3. Teamwork (14 points)
        a. What attributes do you bring that would be effective in team building?

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              Notes:




          b. Tell us about a situation when a peer/team member strongly disagreed with your ideas or actions. (How did you handle the situation?
             What was the result?)

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              Notes:




  4. Problem Solving (16 points):
        a. As required by the funder, every new client has to show their Permanent Resident card to open a file. The client refuses to show their
            Permanent Resident card to you, what would you do?

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              Notes

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        b. How do you get the information that related to the client’s needs and benefits?

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        c. How to build the clients confident on your services?

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            Notes:




        d. If a new landed immigrant family arrived 10 days ago, how would you help them?
           (Candidate should specifically mention ...)

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            Notes:




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          e. Technically, you will have two bosses, the Executive Director and the Program Manager. You find yourself in the position of being asked
             to do two things at the same time and both are urgent and must be completed right away. Neither of the two bosses are around. What
             would you do? (8 points)

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              Notes




  5. Previous Experience (21 points)
         a. Describe a project, situation, or assignment that challenged your skills and why did you find it challenging.

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              Notes




          b. What aspects of this position will be your greatest learning curve and how do you see yourself overcoming it?



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             Notes




         c. If you are asked to create a new workshop for the organization, what would you recommend?

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  6. Spirit of Volunteerism (14 points)
         a. Can you tell me a little bit about your own personal community involvement?

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             Notes




         b. How would you outreach to the community? What techniques would you use?


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             Notes




  7. Do you have any questions for us?




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        Candidate Evaluation Form: 5- Exceptional                        4- Above Average   3- Average   2- Satisfactory 1- Unsatisfactory
                               Criteria                                                         Comments                                     Rating

Educational Background- Does the candidate have the                                                                                 1 2 3 4 5
appropriate educational qualifications or training for this position?

Prior Work Experience – Has the candidate acquired similar                                                                          1 2 3 4 5
skills or qualifications through past work experiences?

Technical Skills- Does the candidate have the clinical/tech/ skills to                                                              1 2 3 4 5
do the job?

Verbal Communication- How were the candidate’s                                                                                      1 2 3 4 5
communication skills during the interview; body language?

Candidate’s Enthusiasm- How much interest did the candidates                                                                        1 2 3 4 5
show in the position/organization?

Teambuilding/Interpersonal Skills- Did the candidate                                                                                1 2 3 4 5
demonstrates through her answers good communication skills?

Initiative- Did the candidate demonstrate thorough the interview a                                                                  1 2 3 4 5
high degree of initiative?

Time Management- Did the candidate demonstrates through                                                                             1 2 3 4 5
his/her answers good time management skills?

Interview questions – # of questions with criteria met

Overall Impression and Recommendation- Final comments                                                                               1 2 3 4 5
and recommendations for proceeding with the candidate

Other                                                                                                                               1 2 3 4 5




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