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Sample Oral Board Questions

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What are your greatest weaknesses? The secret to answering this question is being honest about a weakness, but demonstrating how you have turned it into a strength. For example, if you had a problem with organization in the past, demonstrate the steps you took to more effectively keep yourself on track. This will show that you have the ability to recognize aspects of yourself that need improvement, and the initiative to make yourself better.

Why did you leave your last department? Most often you won’t be asked this question, but it’s good to prepare just in case. Even if your last job ended badly, be careful about being negative in answering this question. Be as diplomatic as possible. If you do point out negative aspects, find some positives to mention as well. Complaining endlessly about your last company will not say much for your attitude.

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