You are interviewing for your dream job as a _____________ (fill in the blank here with a position you’d like to have in your chosen career field) working for __________ (insert the name of the company you’d like to work for here). You really want to impress the interviewer (who would be your future boss) with your knowledge of the business world because you know that will give you an advantage over the other applicants. You thoroughly understand how the company’s success is impacted by supply and demand and external business environments.
During the interview, you are asked the following question: “In this type of business, we are impacted by many external environments that can create challenges. Of the six external environments, which two do you see as creating challenges for this company, and how would you deal with those challenges if you were hired for this position?”
Type your response in a Microsoft Word document, and include the following:
- State the company name, brief description of the company and which position you are interviewing for.
- List the 6 external environments, and then explain which 2 you believe are creating challenges for this company.
- Explain your rationale, and discuss how you would deal with those challenges if you were hired for this position.
- Answer the interviewer’s question with detailed information and examples to illustrate your total understanding of the environments and their impact on this business.
Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.
Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document. (Mac users, please remember to append the “.docx” extension to the filename.) The name of the file should be your first initial and last name, followed by an underscore and the name of the assignment, and an underscore and the date. An example is shown below: