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Badea Robert


  1. What are your strengths?
  2. What are your weaknesses?
  3. What differentiates you from the rest of the candidates?
  4. What type of leader are you? Explain your leadership style. What does it mean to be a leader?

Experience and impact

  1. What impact did you have on your last company?
  2. What is your favorite project you worked on?
  3. What improvement / optimization have you added in your previous company?
  4. Why did you leave your last job?
  5. You were asked to implement a policy that you did not agree with. What have you done in this situation?


Tell us about a time when…

  1. You were leading a group, were assigned a goal, and you did not reach it.
  2. You or the team had a group conflict; how did you overcome it?
  3. You dealt with an employee with poor performance.
  4. Someone challenged your authority / ability to lead. What did you do in such situation?

Decision making

  1. Provide an example of a decision that you made that you now realise it was a poor decision.
  2. Describe a recent unpopular decision you made. How was it received, and how did you handle it?

Goal oriented

Give an example when…

  1. You have gone out of your way to help someone from another team. What did you do, what was the result?
  2. You have achieved a goal that has made you proud. What steps did you take to achieve this goal?

Attention to detail

  1. Describe a time where you found an error in the code that was not immediately obvious.
  2. Have you ever found a mistake that was overlooked by everyone else ? How did you find this?

Resilience and adaptability

Tell us about a time when…

  1. You found yourself under a stressful situation. What did you do in this situation?
  2. You noticed that others were putting pressure on you. What did you do in this situation?
  3. You had to adjust to someone’s way of working to achieve a goal?

Honesty and integrity

Tell us about a time when…

  1. You noticed a colleague doing something that does not meet company standards. What did you do in this situation?

Team work

Tell us about a time when…

  1. You worked in teams that did not get along. What happened, and what have you done in that situation?
  2. You worked with a colleague who was not doing his share of the work. How did you handle it?

Creativity and initiative

Tell us about a time when...

  1. You showed initiative at work
  2. You brought an improvement idea into your organization - how have you proposed it, and what have you done to implement it?
  3. You came up with a solution to a problem, by thinking outside the box.
  4. A project has been implemented primarily because of your efforts.
  5. What has been your best idea you have come up with in your career?