Secretary Interview Questions 

Secretaries often take a part of the work burden from their superiors and assist them in different ways. Their duties include filing documents, maintaining them, creating a database, scheduling and informing about meetings, managing calendars and much more. They also need to possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. If the work requires travelling with the superior, having a multilingual secretary can help. Look out for sharp, mindful and work-oriented candidates.

Here are a few questions that will help you in finding the right fit for your company.  

  • Why do you want to work for us? 
  • What according to you are the qualities a secretary should possess? 
  • How do you define yourself? 
  • How do you think the company will be affected positively by hiring you? 
  • What do you think are the major challenges of this job? 
  • How do you think your past experience has helped you for your present role? 
  • How you do prioritize work? 
  • What do you think are your prime duties? 
  • What is the first thing you’ll focus on if you’re hired? 
  • How comfortable are you with technology? 
  • How would you plan your work if you work for multiple superiors? 
  • How do you update your superiors on their schedule? 
  • What would you do if a manager is busy with another meeting but has another important one to attend within 5 minutes? 
  • How would you safeguard confidential information? 
  • Tell us about a time when an employee tried to extract the information from you. How did you respond? 
  • Tell us about a time when you faced harassment at work. 
  • Tell us about a time when you felt fulfilled with your job? 
  • Defend the remuneration package that you want.