Allocating and balancing budget

The questions were evaluated in terms of the benchmark answers. If the interviewee covered the criteria relating to the question then they were given full recognition for the question The evaluation Danish Question 1: – Effectively communicates the goal that he or she has helped. – Demonstrated continuation of support until goal was attained. Question 1: – Effectively communicates the goal that he or she has helped. – Demonstrated continuation of support until goal was attained. Diana effectively communicated the goal and demonstrated that she encouraged her friend from the beginning of the task to the end.

Danish did effectively communicate the goal however he did not explain if he continued to support the person until the goal was accomplished. Question 2: – demonstrated initiative by seeking alternatives on own Danish demonstrated initiative by trying to solve the problem of the ending balances by himself and using the resources around him. Question 3: – recognized the need to fix the problem – took initiative and searched for the errors in budget – acknowledged that fact that outside help may be needed – acknowledged that he or she would be more careful in future when allocating and balancing budget.

Danish recognized the need to fix the problem and he did take the initiative to solve the problem. He also acknowledged that sometimes Question 2: – demonstrated initiative by seeking alternatives on own Diana demonstrated initiative by making the first move and emailing everyone so that her project could commence. Question 3: – recognized the need to fix the problem – took initiative and searched for the errors in budget – acknowledged that fact that outside help may be needed – acknowledged that he or she would be more careful in future when allocating and balancing budget

Diana answered the question and covered all the criteria used in the benchmarked answers. She recognized that the need to fix a problem and she demonstrated initiative by looking at the budget in a greater detail. She also stated she would be more careful when dealing with budgets. outside help was needed. However he failed to state if he learned from this experience.

Question 4: – demonstrated strong commitment and perseverance – contribution as team members to work to a common goal Danish covered all the criteria in this question. He demonstrated commitment by getting all of his team members involved and he also held strong to the belief of "never give up". He got everyone involved and they worked towards a common goal. Question 5: – acknowledged that this is a serious problem – recognized the need to speak to the person about this issue – demonstrated honesty in communicating information – the issue was dealt in a professional manner – there was no confrontation.

Danish recognized the need to speak to the co-worker about this issue. He also demonstrated honesty by telling her how he felt in a professional manner. However he did not established the urgency for this issue. Question 6:- realization that the project can not be finished  – widened the options by going to other people for help Question 4: – demonstrated strong commitment and perseverance – contribution as team members to work to a common goal Diana did get everyone involved to address the problem; however she failed to be committed to solving the problem. She assumed that once the problem was identified it would simply fix itself.

Question 5: – acknowledged that this is a serious problem – recognized the need to speak to the person about this issue – demonstrated honesty in communicating information – the issue was dealt in a professional manner – there was no confrontation Like Danish, Diana covered her all the criteria except one. She realized that she needed to speak her colleague about this issue. She demonstrated honesty by telling her colleague how she felt. Furthermore there was no indication of hostile of confrontational behaviour

Question 6: – realization that the project can not be finished – widened the options by going to other people for help – speaking with the supervisor in charge of the project and working some compromise out – speaking with the supervisor in charge of the project and working some compromise out Danish assorted to speaking directly with the supervisor in charge of the project. Diana on the other hand had a more complete answer to this question. She widened her horizon by suggesting help from others in the company.

She also realized that it would be a waste of time trying to solve a problem that you can not finish. Lastly she considered going to the supervisor about the project. Overall Diana scored better on the interview questions because she answered most of questions in more detail and more complete. She covered most of the areas of the bench marked answers. Out of 18 marks Danish received 12 marks and Diana received 15 marks.