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By itsjustmeind ·
Hello everyone,
Next Tuesday,I will be interviewed for Network Engineer/WAN adminstrator position. However,I am not sure what type of questions I should expect. Any suggestion (s) will be appreciated!
Happy New Year!
IJM

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by Ann777 In reply to What to expect?

You've left this question pretty open-ended. I hope you have a bit more to go on beyond what you have stated here????

The questions they should ask you relate to what you have done (experience) and how you would fit into their organization. They will probably give you hypothecial situations (if they are any way technically oriented) and ask you what you like/dislike about past positions.

The questions you should ask them relate to expectations, equipment budget (if you are managing that), systems, etc. Do NOT ask about salary/benefits. See if they will show you the computer room, but don't push it if they seem hesitant.

Before you walk into the interview you should have some idea of what they do in the business world, how large they are (or not), what you will be expected to do (how many computers/servers etc you will be handling), and whether or not there will be help for you... and in what form (consultants, specialists, etc) for special projects or even-day-to-day tasks (depending again on size of the organization).

Good Luck.

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by TimTheToolMan In reply to What to expect?

Hi,

A popular form of interviewing these days is "behavioural interviewing".

This means they will ask you questions about stuff.. maybe "How well do you work in a team"... but then ask for you to describe in some detail a specific example of how you worked in a team in the past.

This brings out the honesty of the applicant as its pretty hard to bullshit in detail on the fly like that. Invariably people slip up or let on its fantasy!

Its good to have thought about specific situationsyou've been in in the past and how they may fit into questions they might ask.

This style of answer adds credibility to yourself.

Its easy to say "In that difficult client situation, I would assure them that the printer would be fixed by 5pm before their board meeting reports were due"

...but its better to say "While I was working for xyz, I had a client who needed an urgent board meeting printout by 5pm so I immediately notified my supervisor of the priority of the problem, got a co-worker to find an alternative printer and went ahead and fixed it before 5pm. The client was very happy with the outcome"

As far as the actual questions they'll ask?
It really depends on them... people ask all sorts of questions but have confidence in yourself and what you know.

Good Luck!
Cheers,
Tim.

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by PENGUINSRULE In reply to What to expect?

I used to let people interview me, now it's like me interviewing them (i.e. why should I work for you, what can I expect, tell me more about yourselves) - If you are good at questions and listening, then you'll find that everybody will get what theywant - but you don't know what direction that will be. ....

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by surinderx In reply to What to expect?

Dear, I have taken more then 25 interiews for my company for the post of Aplication developer/ DBA as i am leaving my current job.
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