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FILE CLERK CAREER INTERVIEW QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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INTERVIEW QUESTION [1]: WHAT ARE THE MAIN JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF FILE CLERK EMPLOYEE?

Answer[1]: file clerk responsibilities are to place materials into storage receptacles, such as file cabinets, boxes, bins, or drawers, according to classification and identification information; answer questions about records or files; add new material to file records or create new records as necessary; perform general office duties such as typing, operating office machines, and sorting mail; eliminate outdated or unnecessary materials, destroying them or transferring them to inactive storage, according to file maintenance guidelines or legal requirements; find and retrieve information from files in response to requests from authorized users; sort or classify information according to guidelines, such as content, purpose, user criteria, or chronological, alphabetical, or numerical order; keep records of materials filed or removed, using logbooks or computers; perform periodic inspections of materials or files to ensure correct placement, legibility, or proper condition; assign and record or stamp identification numbers or codes to index materials for filing; gather materials to be filed from departments or employees; track materials removed from files to ensure that borrowed files are returned; modify or improve filing systems or implement new filing systems; scan or read incoming materials to determine how and where they should be classified or filed; enter document identification codes into systems in order to determine locations of documents to be retrieved; design forms related to filing systems; retrieve documents stored in microfilm or microfiche and place them in viewers for reading; operate mechanized files that rotate to bring needed records to a particular location.

INTERVIEW QUESTION [2]: WHAT ARE THE SKILLS REQUIRED FOR FILE CLERK EMPLOYEE IN ORDER TO SUCCESS IN HIS WORK?

Answer[2]: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents, Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times, Talking to others to convey information effectively, Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems, Managing one's own time and the time of others.

INTERVIEW QUESTION [3]: DESCRIBE THE ABILITIES YOU HAVE IN ORDER TO WORK WITH US AS FILE CLERK?

Answer[3]: I have the ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations), read and understand information and ideas presented in writing, generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways, see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

INTERVIEW QUESTION [4]: WHAT ARE THE KNOWLEDGE ELEMENTS YOU OBTAINED FROM YOUR EDUCATION, TRAINING AND WORK EXPERIENCE WOULD SUPPORT YOUR FILE CLERK CAREER?

Answer[4]: The Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology, the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar, principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction, circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

INTERVIEW QUESTION [5]: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE (NEEDED FILE CLERK OR YOUR) WORK STYLE?

Answer[5]: My work style matching exactlty what cashier job requires by: being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks, developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done, being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations, being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude, being honest and ethical.

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