Is your interview date near?
Are you in a state of absolute panic? Stop. Take a deep breath.
And then continue reading this. Being scared of an interview indicates one thing – you are not prepared for it. What does one do in such a situation?
One makes preparations to deal with the situation of course! An interview is like a battle, and since you never fight in a battle if you are not prepared, why would you want to be unprepared for an interview session?
You will be asked a lot of questions that will gauge both your inherent personality and your ability to work professionally. You have to be able to ace both if you want to be considered an interview success. Some sample questions (and answers) are provided below for your reference:
Account Representative Interview Questions and Answers
Would you say that working as an account representative is an amalgamation of customer services and sales?
That is actually true. Working as an account representative means that you are handling existing clients’ accounts, and endeavoring to secure more sales.
What is the one thing about working as an account representative that really gives you a kick?
I love working on deadlines and timelines because they provide me with great motivation to work hard. I believe that the challenges associated with deadlines is what gives me a great kick.
As an account representative, tell us of some of the main duties that you have performed in a previous role?
As an account representative, I have been responsible for handling existing clients’ accounts, prospecting new clients, responding to queries from clients, and ensuring that their issues are resolved, and participating in strategy development and implementation for new and existing client portfolios.
What do you think is the most important skill that one needs to possess when working at this position? Why?
I believe that good communication skills are foremost when working as an account representative. This is because one has to be in constant contact with clients and departmental personnel, and the flow of communication has to be just right.
What has been your biggest achievement so far?
Last year, I managed to secure the biggest account that the company (where I am presently working) had in its kitty. This account promises to bring 35% of the company’s revenue in one go. This I believe has been my biggest achievement so far.
What are your future plans?
I am aiming to work my way up to the position of an account manager within the next 2 years.