Admin Manager

Administration Managers run business operations, coordinate daily procedures, manage office supplies and monitor expenses.

Admin Manager interview questions

Your ideal Admin Manager will have soft skills like great communication and the team-player instinct, plus they’ll be organized and awesome at hitting deadlines. 

Top tips: 

  • College degrees aren’t necessary but look out for people with qualifications (like a Business Admin BSc) and/or experience—they’ll be pros at basic procedures.
  • Diversity is key for a thriving workplace. Keep an eye out for management and exec-level candidates from varying backgrounds and aim to eliminate bias from your hiring process.

Problem solving interview questions

  • What departmental info would you need for annual expense reports?
  • How would you tell employees about a system change?
  • How do you balance workload vs quality of work? 

Role-specific interview questions

  • What software programs do you use on a daily basis?
  • What is your experience in Excel? How do you usually use it?
  • What’s your experience with calendar management? What tools do you use?
  • How do you manage office resources?
  • How do you handle requests for confidential information?
  • Do you have experience training employees? How do you ace it?

Behavioral interview questions

  • Describe a time you’ve improved efficiency at work.
  • How do you stay motivated with repetitive work?
  • How would you deal with a colleague dispute? 
  • Have you ever lost a physical or digital file at work? What happened?
  • How do you balance workload vs. productivity? 

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