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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Prepping For An Interview

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in Facility Management, FM Alert, Professional Development, Question Of The Week

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Published on April 04, 2011 with 2 Comments

Q. I am interviewing for a position with a medium sized holding firm that specializes in cold storage. In my first interview with this company, the question was asked, “How would you handle your first week here?” I was somewhat at a loss for words. How would you answer this question?

Brian Harrier
Claybridge Farm

This question was originally published in the April 2008 issue of Today’s Facility Manager. Read Elledge’s response here. Share your feedback and suggestions in the LEAVE A REPLY section below. And for additional job opportunities, visit the TFM Online Career Center.

About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at

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  1. Get to know the right people first

  2. I’m an ardent reader of your posts and not just to leave leave without writing a comment this time around, I love the information you share through this post especially where Steph wrote ” Get to know the right people first ”
    Keep it up friend.

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