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1 :: What was your favorite part about working there?

I would have to say the hours and the pay. The pay was extremely well for the amount of hours I worked.

2 :: What questions did the interviewer ask during the interview?

They were very concerned with education. They wanted to know if I had finished high school. They were very concerned about my previous work experience. They were very concerned if I had any physical limitations that would keep me from doing the job, considering the heavy amount of lifting. That's what that entailed.

3 :: What challenges are you looking for in this courier dispatcher position?

A typical interview question to determine what you are looking for your in next job, and whether you would be a good fit for the position being hired for, is "What challenges are you looking for in a position?"
The best way to answer questions about the challenges you are seeking is to discuss how you would like to be able to effectively utilize your skills and experience if you were hired for the job.
You can also mention that you are motivated by challenges, have the ability to effectively meet challenges, and have the flexibility and skills necessary to handle a challenging job.
You can continue by describing specific examples of challenges you have met and goals you have achieved in the past.

4 :: What do you know about our courier company?

Follow these three easy research tips before your next job interview:
1) Visit the company website; look in the "about us" section and "careers" sections
2) Visit the company's LinkedIn page (note, you must have a LinkedIn account - its free to sign up) to view information about the company
3) Google a keyword search phrase like "press releases" followed by the company name; you'll find the most recent news stories shared by the company
Remember, just because you have done your "homework", it does not mean you need to share ALL of it during the interview! Reciting every fact you've learned is almost as much of a turn off as not knowing anything at all! At a minimum, you should include the following in your answer:
1. What type of product or service the company sells
2. How long the company has been in business
3. What the company culture is like OR what the company mission statement is, and how the culture and/or mission relate to your values or personality

5 :: Please describe your job title and primary duties?

I was a package handler, and my duties entitled unloading and loading of the freight truck.

6 :: What other advice would you give to a job seeker looking for employment?

I would say if you're looking to work for any kind of FedEx company to make sure you have a good work experience and that you are drug-free, of course. They have big standards with that. Like I said, just look for openings and go to the interviews, and that's about the best way to catch a job with that place.

7 :: Did the salary we offer attract you to this courier dispatcher job?

The interviewer could be asking you this question for a number of reasons.
Obviously, the salary is an important factor to your interest in this job, but it should not be the overriding reason for your interest. A good answer to this question is, "The salary was very attractive, but the job itself is what was most attractive to me."


► Speak about specifics that relate to the position you are applying for. If you do not have specific experience, get as close as you can.
► If you are being asked this question from your employer then you can explain your experience. Tell the employer what responsibilities you were performing during your job. You can tell what programs you developed and what modules you worked on. What were your achievements regarding different programs.

I have been working with computers since 2001. I also have a degree in network support/computer repair. I have built my last 3 computers, have work with Dell as an employee. So I have around 15 years experience working with computers.

9 :: What was the work environment like?

It was very fast paced but very friendly work environment, with good coworkers.

10 :: Tell me what was the work environment like?

Fedex, it's a big, open factory. It was dirty. When it was hot, it was hot. When it was cold, it was cold. Even though you were inside, you were mostly working in an outdoor setting. It was rough work, but it was good work. I got paid to exercise.

11 :: Why do you want this courier dispatcher job?

Again, companies want to hire people who are passionate about the job, so you should have a great answer about why you want the position. (And if you don't? You probably should apply elsewhere.)
First, identify a couple of key factors that make the role a great fit for you (e.g., "I love customer support because I love the constant human interaction and the satisfaction that comes from helping someone solve a problem"), then share why you love the company (e.g., "I've always been passionate about education, and I think you guys are doing great things, so I want to be a part of it").


► Try to include improvement activities that relate to the job. A wide variety of activities can be mentioned as positive self-improvement. Have some good ones handy to mention.
► Employers look for applicants who are goal-oriented. Show a desire for continuous learning by listing hobbies non-work related. Regardless of what hobbies you choose to showcase, remember that the goal is to prove self-sufficiency, time management, and motivation.
► Every should learn from his mistake. I always try to consult my mistakes with my kith and kin especially with elderly and experienced person.
► I enrolled myself into a course useful for the next version of our current project. I attended seminars on personal development and managerial skills improvement.

13 :: What have been the best parts of your job?

A lot of things. It is hard work, but it's just rewarding. I like the fact I'm not stuck behind a desk all day. I drive around in my car, listening to music and helping to keep businesses running smoothly. I can set my own hours. Plus the money's been nice. When I started I wasn't sure if it was really possible to make a good living at this, but it really is.

14 :: Did you experience any promotions or career growth?

Yes. I had three promotions within the three years I had worked there and three raises. What we had there was a salary. That salary increased after the first thirty days. You get a raise after 90 days, then another raise a year after that. After your first promotion, there was an increase in salary. That's pretty much how it worked.

15 :: Did you make a lot of mistakes along the way?

Oh sure, definitely! I still make mistakes. Obviously I try not to, but it does happen. If I could give any advice, I'd say you really have to learn from your mistakes. People say that and then they make a mistake and they just ignore it. That's not learning. Actually look at the problem and come up with a solution that makes your customers and yourself happy. That's my advice.

16 :: Please describe a typical day as an employee?

Typical day there is very routine. We had a timeframe to get things done. Typical day there is we're always on the clock, working fast paced. Very routine.

17 :: Any advice for people considering starting their own courier service?

Yeah. If you're tired of the 9 to 5 rat race, then you should really give it a try. It doesn't cost a lot of money to get started either. Like all businesses, hard work is the key. You won't have to work insane hours to get there, but you can be a success if you just keep working hard and learning from your mistakes.

Interviewer has turned his desire to avoid a desk job into a successful career that's still going strong. If you work hard and learn from your mistakes, you too can be a success.

18 :: How would you describe application and interview process?

The application process is largely what you can lift. For the QA specifically, it was more of I had already been a package handler for a couple years, and I came in… and I interviewed for it, specifically for my work ethic and my knowledge of how things worked there. But I know they've hired QAs before from just whatever, like off the street, no previous experience at FedEx.

19 :: Courier Officer Interview Questions:

► Provide an example when you were able to prevent a problem because you foresaw the reaction of another person.
► How would you rate your writing skills? (Offer up examples that demonstrate your mastery of English grammar, rules of composition, and adjusting for the audience.)
► Name a time when your creativity or alternative thinking solved a problem in your workplace.
► Provide a time when you were able to identify a complex problem, evaluate the options, and implement a solution. How did the solution benefit your employer?
► Share an experience in which you successfully coordinated with others. How about a coordination effort that was not as successful?
► Share a time when you analyzed information or used logic to fix an issue in your work place.
52 Share an experience in which you made a difficult assessment of the value, importance, or quality of something.
53 What have you found to be the best way to monitor the performance of your work and/or the work of others? Share a time when you had to take corrective action.

20 :: Courier Officer Job Interview Questions:

► Tell me about a recent experience you've had working with your hands.
► How do you stay fit in order to perform physical activities that are required in the workplace?
► Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work. (Be sure to mention that you make specific goals.)
► Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
► Share an example of a time you had to gather information from multiple sources. How did you determine which information was relevant?
► Describe the methods you have used, including transportation, to deliver messages.
► What factors do you consider do you consider when planning routes for delivery?
► Provide an experience in which you effectively followed detailed instructions.
► Share an experience in which you successfully loaded and unloaded delivery trucks.
► Share an effective method you have used to organize and sort items according to delivery route.
► Tell me about the last time you recorded, transcribed, and/or stored information. Did you use electronic/magnetic form or written form?
► Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (The employer wants to know that you are dependable.)
► Share your experience performing routine maintenance on delivery vehicles.
► Tell me about your qualifications for and your experience handling vehicles and/or mechanized equipment.
► Share an experience when you applied new technology or information in your job. How did it help your company?