What is your greatest achievements in your previous job ?
Tips to remember:
- Stick to items that are completely professional.
- Make sure they impress the interviewer.
- Try to make them relevant to the new position, if possible
Way to answer this question is:
- Define the achievement
- Be specific about what happened, who, what, where and when
- Put it in context with your position
- Be clear about what you did, and how you did it
- Be absolutely clear about what a great achievement it was
- Give it a value, in terms of either money or efficiency.
The way you should not answer this question is:
- Fake or mislead, ever, under any circumstances
- Be shy about telling people what a good job you did
- Go off topic,
- Be vague about anything important
- Leave any part of the storyline out.
How to answer for this question:
- Keep it real.
- Sell the benefits.
- Keep it recent.
- Keep it professional and positive.
Your answer should be like:
- You must speak about your achievement and then sell your benefit.
- Then say like your biggest achievement was yet to come.
- This will be liked because this will tell more about your character and personality.
- This will convey that you are looking to achieve more tomorrow than you did today.
- It will also convey like you strive to prove you all the time and it the most attractive quality to find.
- People generally remember the way you made them feel rather than the words you spoke, so it is essential you keep it real.
- My greatest achievement would likely be when I was able to complete the entire year’s worth of tax calculations, including extra quality checks a full month before deadline. It freed up time to get started on the next year’s balances and saved the company roughly $50,000 in excess work.