Tell Me About a Time You Had to Learn Something Quickly

Tell Me About a Time You Had to Learn Something Quickly



For interview question on a time you had to learn something quickly….

Most jobs entails first orienting new staffs to their systems. Panelist want more than a one-time success; they’re looking for signs of working master plan that helps you collect information and put it to use. They have a chance to gauge how comfortable you are with  high-speed learning.

Tips

A Time You Had to Learn Something Quickly

  • Pull a realistic example and show why it was challenging
  • Break down your learning  into steps 
  • Highlight real outcome and speak about it with pride

Sample Answer 1

A Time You Had to Learn Something Quickly

Our company implemented a new design program recently,it appeared completely new to me  and I needed to know the finer details of each module  of it to work effectively on my largest client project. I had to work late nights  and most of the time extended my stay in office to make sure  i was well acquainted with the design and its modes of operation.This was tiresome and stressful but in the end i was a pro and every  consulted by everyone wherever they were stack.

Sample Answer 2

Tell me about a time you had to learn something quickly.

In last role, I was unacquainted with their hospital record keeping system. For a  few days of training, I was able to maintain the hospital record keeping system, but i was still not much about the progress i had made so far. Literally i found tutorials online and spent evenings training myself to a deeper level of knowledge. It was much encouraging  to learn the system deeper, and have that sense of achievement early on in my role.

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