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Schuback Search Associates

Employment - Recruiting - Staffing
Schuback Search Associates, Ltd. is a full-service recruiting firm, based in Dallas, Texas. SSA was founded in 2000 by Donna Schuback, a 25+ - year experienced recruiter holding CPC certification through the National Association of Personnel Consultants. We are primarily focused on Information Technology (IT) positions within Texas as well as the entire country. In addition to our IT specialty, by using our jobs portal, you can also view hundreds of jobs across all industries.
Schuback Search Associates is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBENC) and a proud member of NAPS (National Association of Personnel Consultants).
Interview Tips
These are the minimum things you should have completed in order to prepare for an initial interview: 
  • At least three copies of your resume
  • The names of three professional references (preferably supervisors)
  • Performance awards
  • Questions to ask interviewers based on position
  • Anticipated answers to questions that the interviewer will be asking you
  • Reviewed the companies website

Interview Questions that you might be asked:
  • Why do you want to work here?
  • What is motivating you to seek a new opportunity?
  • What are the reasons you have left previous positions?

If you have changed jobs frequently or there are periods of unemployment, be prepared to explain those to the interviewer
  • What type of environment do you feel would be most conducive to your success?
  • What is an example of a difficult situation you have encountered at work and how did you overcome it?

Describe the pressures in previous jobs using a recent example, e.g. how you coped with a changed deadline, completed a rush order or dealt with staff shortages.
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?

It is important to have examples of both your strengths and your weaknesses and examples of how you overcome weaknesses 
  • Where do you see your career in five years?
  • What is your availability to start a new position should you get an offer?
  • Are you open to travel?

If you are unable or unwilling to travel, be honest in your answer to this question. 
Questions to possibly ask your interviewer:
Remember the interview is a two-way conversation. It is equally important for you to ask the interviewer questions. 
  • Why is this position available?
  • What is the history of this position?
Examples of questions for this include: 
How long has the position been available? 
How many people have held this position in the last five years? 
Why did the last person leave?
What are the responsibilities of this position?
What challenges have you had with this position?
What are you looking for in the person you hire?
How will my performance be evaluated?
How does your company stand apart from its competition?
How soon do you expect to make a decision?