Hardwood Finisher Interview Questions

There are 2 different sets of questions for this title
1 Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
2 Share an experience in which you've successfully learned how to handle a new piece of equipment?
3 Tell me about a recent experience you've had working with your hands.
4 What have you found to be the best way to scrape and sand floor edges and areas inaccessible to floor sanders, using scrapers, disk-type sanders, and sandpaper?
5 Tell me about an experience in which you analyzed information and evaluated results to choose the best solution to a problem.
6 How do you stay fit in order to perform physical activities that are required in the workplace?
7 Share an experience in which your attention to detail and thoroughness had an impact on your last company.
8 What system do you use to inspect floors for smoothness?
9 What is the challenging part of applying filler compound and coats of finish to floors in order to seal wood?
10 Provide an example when your ethics were tested.
11 Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (Look for answers that show the candidate is dependable.)
12 Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
13 Tell me about a time when you developed your own way of doing things or were self-motivated to finish an important task.
14 Share a time when you willingly took on additional responsibilities or challenges. How did you successfully meet all of the demands of these responsibilities? (Make sure the candidate is a self-starter and can demonstrate some initiative.)
15 Tell me about your qualifications for and your experience handling vehicles and/or mechanized equpiment.