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What would you do if a coworker asked you to help you steal?
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The interviewer wants to hear that you are an honest and ethical person. Tell the interviewer that you would not steal if a coworker asked you to, and share that you would instead tell your manager about the situation because it is the right thing to do.

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User-Submitted Answers

What would you do if a coworker asked you to help you steal?
1.
Report it to a manger, and say no.
2.
I would inform my manager immediatley.
3.
Report immediately to a member of management if not area manager. Shoplifting is just not torrelated.
4.
Report the to the management.
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I would go to my supervisor or manager immediately.
6.
Say no and tell manager.
7.
Terminate his contract on the spot.
8.
Report to management.
9.
Say no and report the incident to a manager privately.
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I would tell them that it was very foolish and if they didnt listen I would have to inform the manager.
11.
Report the co-worker to prevent any harm to the company.
12.
I would refuse and keep an eye on that co worker and go to my manager straight away.
13.
I would definitely NOT do it, and report them to the boss.
14.
I would say no and would report it to the manager.
15.
Refuse and talk to the co worker as to why they would want to do that. If necessary report the coworker.
16.
I would not get involved and warn them it is stupid.
17.
Would first of all try to talk them out of it and make them see it is wrong and then report it to the relevant person.
18.
I would report it to the relevant authority within the company. Stealing would mean a loss to the company and anyone willing to steal is not a true team player.
19.
I would absoloutly disagree and report straight away to the manager.
20.
I would make sure they know the what would happen if they stole such as loosing their job and I would report it to my direct boss.
21.
Discuss the possible ramifications of doing so and provide the necessary feedback while also informing my superiors of possible.
22.
Report it immediately, my professional integrity is the most important thing.
23.
I would tell my coworker that I cannot help them steal anything from Aldi and that I have no choice but to report them. I would report it to my supervisor/manager straight away as Aldi is a business and needs to sell the products to make a profit which is what will pay my wages.
24.
I would tell them that it is irresponsible of them for stealing and that if they continued to talk to me about it that I will inform a manager.
25.
As an assistant manager I would let him know that absolutely under no circumstance this is an acceptable behaviour I would make him aware of the dismissal procedures and company policies regarding this kind of behaviour, later speak to manager and place him under surveillance and maybe try to find out if we can somehow find out if this member of staff is having some king of problems that are leading him to do this.
26.
I will advise him to stop otherwise I will tell manager.
27.
I would remind them the consequences of stealing both in the job and what this would lead to in their private life and future opportunities. I would inform my senior manager and keep an eye out for any suspicious opportunities.
28.
I will make understand my coworker not to steal. Also report to Manager to look into the matter if the same happened again.
29.
Deal with a colleague, report to security manager and report it my general store manager.
30.
Say no and advise them against their decision as it wouldnt be worth losing your job.
31.
I would decline and have to report them to a manager.
32.
I would decline the offer and see what I could do about fixing the situation.
33.
I would not get involved and I would be really upset.
34.
I would say no and try to convince them of doing other wise.
35.
Report it to the manager and discuss approiate measures for the co worker.
36.
I would have to say no and report it to my supperior.
37.
I would simply say no and report it to the manager in charge.
38.
I would say and report it to an higher member of staff.
39.
Obviously turn down the offer and report it to a manager.
40.
Tell them that it is a terrible idea and report it to management.
41.
I would speak with the coworker and explain him that he is doing wrong. If he still did not understand then I would speak with my senior manager about it.
42.
I would let them know that they are breaching the policy act and it is against the law and I will have no involvement in that as I do not wish to be involved with the police and have any affect on my career.
43.
First of all try to talk them out of it, if unsuccessful speak to manager.
44.
Immediately I will talk with my supervisor and tell him what happens.
45.
I would convince them not to do it, ask them why they are stealing, and if I learned they had actually done it I would speak to my manager.
46.
I would them that it is not right and I would tell the manager about the situation.
47.
Would say no to him /her and convince her that stealing is a bad habit.
48.
I would explain that this is not right to do, if they were serious about this I would report it to my line manager.
49.
Simply refuse and notify another member of staff/manager.
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I would fire that employee or report him/her to my manager as soon as possible. Theft not only hurts the company, it hurts every employee that works for the company.
51.
Not steal. My uncle stole from an employee in his youth, and ten years later had Jail time. I would ascertain whether they are talking in jest or in a serious manner, and if so in a serious manner, I would report to the appropriate people of their intent, and ask to stay anonymous. I would make it clear that as far as I know, the employee has not stolen as of yet.
52.
Lee her it was wrong but also tell my manager of my concerns.
53.
According to me I will report to manager or senior.
54.
Say no and report it immediately to a manager.
55.
I would have no part in that .
56.
I would refuse and then report the incident to the manager . Theft jeopardises not only the stores future but the staffs as well.
57.
I would question their integrity.
58.
I would decline and then speak with my supervisor.
59.
Would tell them no and report them to the manager (higher than myself)
60.
I would instantly talk them out of it. Depending on the situation, I may be required to report it to the manager or the police. You need to gauge people to determine the cause of action required.
61.
I will tell him do not do that, and I gona raport to the menager.
62.
I would say no and report it to a manager as stealing is a felony.
63.
I would report this to my manager if I was the manager I would have to terminate the employee.
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I would report it to a manager/supervisor straight away.
65.
I would tell them no and anonymously report it to a manager.
66.
I will tell them no and I will inform the manager.
67.
I would report this information to the store manager.
68.
Report it to the store manager.
69.
I would report it to the store manager.
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Report him or her if I could prove it.
71.
I would turn the coworker into the manager.
72.
Being a ex security guard I would ask if they have done it before and with who and what they stole I would then decline and report it to my superviser.
73.
I would refuse and inform the manager of the Co workers intentions.
74.
Speak to my store manager or area manager regarding this.
75.
I will refuse and report to the manager on duty.
76.
Report them to managment.
77.
I would decline and report the issue to the manager on duty.
78.
Take no part in it and say no.
79.
Say No, and alert the management of this.
80.
I would deny the offer, refer to company policy and alert the manager.
81.
Tell them no and report them.
82.
I would say absolutely no and report the worker to management.
83.
I would refuse and inform my manager.
84.
I would say no and report them immediately to management.
85.
Report them to management.
86.
I would decline and advise them against it whilst reminding them that should they choose to it would lead to a disciplinary action and possible termination of employment.
87.
I would ask them if they were crazy and find out whether or not they were serious and I would tell them that I would tell a manager and then I would tell a manager.
88.
I would say no and tell the manager immediately.
89.
I would explain to the coworker that stealing something is not worth losing my job or going to jail and I would then report them to the manager.
90.
I would politely decline and then report them to my store manager.
91.
I would say no and immediately report it to the manager.
92.
Immediately dot them down and call my boss.
93.
I would report them straight to the manager.
94.
I would report the person and keep my eye on them.
95.
Decline of course! Then let them know how wrong this would be and how it is not worth losing their job over.
96.
I would tell them, no sorry I've seen too many people lose their job over not following the rules. I would let management know. Follow the chain of command.
97.
I would refuse and report them to the manager.
98.
I would refuse and report them to the manager.
99.
Tell them that I would never help them and that I will be reporting them to senior management.
100.
I would have to report it to a manager immediately.
101.
Make it clear that they had crossed the line, and would unfortunately not be able to continue to work alongside me. I would ensure that they were fully investigated and any wrong doing dealt with fairly but swiftly.
102.
Consult with the supervisor about it in private.
103.
I am here to work and help this upcoming company carry on dominating the market.
104.
I would say no and report them to a manager.
105.
A thief is not needed in my life . I would immediately report to manager.
106.
Find out what their plan was and inform a member of the management.
107.
Of course I don't agree and I think I will go to a manager and talk about it.
108.
I would politely decline and bring it to the attention of the store manager.
109.
I would not agree to participate and report the staff member to management.
110.
Deny the request and Inform a manager of the incident.
111.
Would report it to the manager straight away as its breaking company rules.