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Do you prefer working in a team environment or alone?
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Lowe's is very much a team environment. Start off by telling the interviewer that you prefer the team environment, and you are great at working alone too! If you had to choose one over the other, you would pick a team environment.

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User-Submitted Answers

Do you prefer working in a team environment or alone?
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I am a team player with that being said I am confident in my ability to work by myself also, so I really dont have a preference I would be comfortable working where ever I was needed.
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I can work as a team player or can work alone with little supervision whatever is needed to get job done.
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I enjoy a team because I welcome other peoples ideas.
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I like both. I enjoy working as a team to make sure an experience is maximized, but I am also capable of making a lot of decisions and accomplishing task on my own, if necessary.
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I prefer working in a team enviroment. One team one dream.
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I prefer working in a team environment. My last three jobs have been more alone, but the feeling of accomplishing something as a team is more gratifying than alone.
7.
I like working as a team because you can learn a lot from each other, but I can also work alone.
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I am a team player. I will stay and help to get the job done. You can learn a lot from other people.
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I prefer to work as a team; teamwork develops better morale and a better work environment. Although when needed I am able to handle working alone and getting the task at hand done.
10.
I enjoy working with teams. You can always answer question or bounce questions off of each other to get the job done.
11.
I work well in any environment, but yes I would prefer working in an team environment.
12.
I can do either, but to me a team environment is the stronger of the two. There is a reason they say 2 heads are better than one. In my military career we always worked as a team. In a team you get different points of view on something and different and new ideas.
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I enjoy working with a team of motivated people. I work well as part of a team or by myself. I am a self-starter and good at organizing. When there is a call for additioanal help I readily respond. I enjoy both.
14.
I prefer to work in a team environment. Its fun and challenging at the same time.
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I do like working with a team when necessary but I am also very capable of working on my own with little to none supervision.
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I prefer working in a team environment. Communication is key to effectively to complete all tasks in a timely manner.
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Alone..... I know who to blame for mistakes that way.
18.
I am a great team player and get along with everyone. When I am by myself I always stay busy, and complete all my tasks. I dont mind either one, and can get the job done with a team or alone.
19.
I prefer working as a team because it causes you and your coworkers to work together helping each other which makes everyone better at their job.
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I find that I work well in both team environment and alone. I tend to be a leader in a team environment, showing everyone what their role is in contributing to the common goal of the group. I also like taking the responsibility of taking on a project on my own.
21.
I am a people person. I love being able to interact with others on a daily basis. Being a part of a team gives me that opportunity!
22.
I like working in both a team environment and also alone. I like the comradery of a group environment and working as a team and sometimes brainstorming to complete a project. I also take pride in taking on a project solo.
23.
I like the team experience but I am fine with going it alone when need be.
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I love working in a team environment, I am a people person, and working together is a great sence of accomplishment . I like seeing the smiles on other peoples faces when goals are met.
25.
Either way is fine. Team environment the job will get done quicker. Working alone, the project will get done the way you want it to be.
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No preference it depends on the task at hand. Some times to many hand just get in the way. And other times you and never have to many hands. It comes down to what your trying to do.
27.
I prefer both, I tend to be a leader when it comes to working as a team. And I can manage my self to get tasks completed when I am alone.
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I would have to say that I dont really prefer one over the other. I work well in a team or by myself. What ever the job calls for im okay with expecially if it gets the job done right and well.
29.
I have always enjoyed working in a team environment. However, I do understand the benefits of having to work alone.
30.
Both, working in a team ensures the job is done at a maximum, but I am also capable of initiating and completing tasks on my own.
31.
Both, working in a team ensures the job is done at a maximum, but I am also capable of initiating and completing tasks on my own.
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I work very well as a team and just as well alone.
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Both. In a team you maximize an experience, alone I can make decisions and accomplishments on my own.
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I love the team environment but also am capable of working alone, whichever is needed of me I am ok with it.
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I like working with a team its alot more enjoyable to be around people than to be huddled alone somewhere.
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I can work in both I work well in a team to make sure the experience is maximized I tend to lead employees to know their role to accomplish a goal. I am alos capable of making decisions and accomplishing task on my own.
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I excel at both. When working in a team environment I always look to take the lead. I feel it is important to provide good direction for the team and work together as a cohesive unit. However, I can work alone just as fluidly.
38.
Working in a team environment is essential while working in the retail environment. We all work together to accomplish our goals among the department, store, and company wide. So yes I prefer working in a team helping others and letting others help me.
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I can work anyway necessary to improve business for my employer, though working with others always makes the experience more enjoyable.
40.
I like working in a team because I am a people person I love to be around people.
41.
I work well alone and I thrive working in a team environment.
42.
Both. Enjoy working in a team to achieve common goal but, can work alone and make decisions to complete tasks.
43.
I work really well in a team environment but I can easily work alone as well.
44.
Both. I work well with a team to maximize the experience. I work well alone by making decisions.
45.
I prefer working in a team environment. I like to have someone I can ask for help if I need help.
46.
I am much more comfortable in a team environment. A goal is more easily attained by group effort.
47.
I enjoy both. With a team there are many different minds at work and that means many different views to solutions. While as alone I can contemplate many ways to do something and manage on my own to complete the task.
48.
I prefer to do both, but enjoy a team environment.
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I prefer teamwork. Having the chance to interact together and accomplishing something together especially when it is hard work, it becomes a rewarding and unforgettable situation.
50.
I work alone most of the time with no problem . But I enjoy having the team work it works to get more done . There are times when 2 people are nessacry.
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I like both. I enjoy the comradery of a team and achieving a common goal, but also to accomplish tasks on my own gives me a great sense of achievement.
52.
I actually prefer both. I work very well on my own with little guidance but in a retail environment, working as a team is what works best for the customer and the company.
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I prefer working in a team environment because many hands make lite work.
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I feel I do well in both and really have no preference.
55.
I really enjoy building teams to achieve a larger workload on a daily basis and providing outstanding customer service.
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It really depends on the project. Large projects I prefer a group setting but most smaller projects I like to accomplish on my own.
57.
I like both. I like working as a team and also capable of making decisions on my own and doing and finishing tasks on my own.
58.
Comfortable with both, but involving others allows me the opportunity to mentor and develop assoicates.
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Most of the time in a team, but some tasks are done more efficiently on an individual basis.
60.
Team, hands down. Together is what this company is based on.
61.
Having experience in both, it depends on the role and the ultimate goal. If it is for reporting and building deliverables, I tend to prefer managing the task as an individual. If it is a larger task with many parts, I prefer to be part of a cohesive team.
62.
I like working in a team but I like working alone also. It does depend upon the project but I normally try to take the lead in teams and while working alone I feel I can focus all my energy and thoughts.
63.
I like working in a team environment, I like working and interacting with others, sometimes it drives me crazy at work when I work alone.
64.
Either, I am good at both, working as a team is sometimes easier on certain tasks, via some tasks are better when working alone.
65.
I am capable of working alone but I tend to do better with a team effort.
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Both. Being in a team helps created more ideas and better ending results. Sometimes working alone lets you get certain tasks done.
67.
I enjoy both I find that working on team can maximize the experience. But at the same time I am capable of making decisions on my own and completing tasks efficently.
68.
I enjoy both, I find that working with a team can maximize the experience. At the same time I am capable of completing tasks on my own and making decisions on my own.
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Bother are equally important. In a team inviorment I have the opertunity to develope teams skills as well as my own. Alone I use this time to focus on crititcal issues.
70.
I prefer both, working with a team can get the most out of a project or task, but at the same time I am more than capable of completing tasks on my own and making decisions by myself.
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Yes I believe the only real way to complete a task is with a great team.
72.
I enjoy both, I find that working with a team can really maximize the experience. At the same time I am more then capable of completing tasks on my own and making my own decisions and solving problems on my own.
73.
Both. Work well as a leader to help others also im very good at handling under pressure issues.
74.
Depends on the required task but generally speaking in a team environment you can emphasis one persons strengths and minimize a weakness that one person might bring to the table.
75.
I can work in a team environment well. I have a good attitude and am friendly. I can also think and operate on my own without supervision.
76.
I can do both. Sometimes you have your team and sometimes you are running the department alone. One must be able to do both.
77.
I enjoy both. Team work makes for a quicker work day while working alone gives me time to reflect on my work.
78.
I like a mix. there are times that I like the solitude and focus that working alone brings, but I also like working as a team member. When working on a team, I enjoy bringing our separate tasks together to create a great end product.
79.
I can work in other situations. Working as a team there may be the opportunity to possible get more done in a more timely manner.
80.
Team work allows for more work to be completed in a timely manner. When working in a retail environment it is important to know that when the team works properly the customers are taken care of right,
81.
Team work allows for more work to be completed in a timely manner. When working in a retail environment it is important to know that when the team works properly the customers are taken care of right,
82.
Both. I enjoy working together to develop a team relationship, but also get satisfaction at times working alone.
83.
I work well with others or alone. It does not matter. I can work with someone very well and I can accomplish tasks on my own. Either way as long as the goal is completed. Teamwork is good to work together to accomplish a common goal and it is nice to complete tasks on my own and know that I am capable on getting the job done.
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I have worked in various leadership roles, and have worked in small and large teams, and feel very comfortable working alone.
85.
I enjoy working as part of a team, but I can work well alone, and am very self motivated.
86.
I would much rather work as a team then working alone. Working as a team makes getting the task done faster and more enjoyable.
87.
I can really do both. I am a big people person and I believe that is why I love coaching so much. I love being able to lead and work with other people and it doesnt bother me when someone tells me what to do. Almost every job I have ever had involved some co workers that I worked in close proximity with.
88.
Either, I think there is alot of benefit to working in a team enviornment in that you can always learn something from your peers and achieve more in a lesser amount of time. But I do enjoy working alone and being able to get into the zone on something myself.
89.
I like both, you can learn from others in team work, working alone does allow me to show more of my skills as a individual.
90.
Working as a team, working as I teem is better then working alone because if you cant figure out something by yourself you can all was ask a teammate to help you work through the problem.
91.
Both, but team environments lead to better give and take in learning and sharing experiences.
92.
Both, I love working in a team, things get accomplished faster and each person has a part of a task so they can focus more on the one part they are working on. With that being said I also do not mind working alone, there are some tasks that require a team effort and there are some that can be done alone without taking someone away from another task they could be completing.
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I rather work as a team, not everyone is on the same page, some bring ideas that will or might help you in your daily routine.
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Both. Working in a team allows everyone to put in ideas or help to complete a task and it goes more efficiently, but working alone is also nice because you make your own decisions.
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I prefer working in a team environment but can work successfully on my own as well. A team environment creates positive morale which leads to positive customer service.
96.
Both I love working with co workers and I also love working alone can do both no problem.
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Working as a team. You are able to get more done. You learn from each other.
98.
It depend on the situation at hand. If its a team working environment,I like all members participating equally or closely together. I am fine with working along, sometimes more is accomplished this way because you have no distractions from other members, who may not take the job as seriously as you do.
99.
I prefer a team effort on almost all projects and alone for specific work only for management.
100.
Team - get more done and alone for certain things.
101.
I am a very flexible person either way but I do prefer to be judged on individual performance than team base unless I have a leadership role in making sure the job gets done in a timely and efficient way.
102.
Definitely team environment. I love the motivation and the interaction with everyone. Also I believe you can get more knowledge out of people in a group. Tend to get more done. People help and communicate a lot more.
103.
I enjoy working in either enviroment.
104.
Both; nothing really changes except how many are involved.
105.
I prefer working in a team environment because we can all multi-task together and get the job done more accurately.
106.
Yes, I prefer working as a team but I am willing to work alone when it is necessary.
107.
I prefer to work in a team environment.
108.
I do well in both but a team environment fosters cooperation and satisfaction multiplies when several people come together and succeed with a common goal. I am still very able to make important decisions on my own if needed.
109.
I work well with a team as well as alone. As a team I love working together as a group to achieve a goal. And when working alone I love making my own decisions.
110.
It depends on the task at hand. There are some instances where "too many cooks spoil the brew" and other times where it takes a team to finish a task. When there are more than one employee sometimes they can keep the work flowing, thus finishing a job sooner.
111.
I think both have theer advantages. Working alone gives me time to challenge myself more. Perhaps I think more of better ways to do things. Working in a team gives you a chance to hear other ideas and feel that accomp;ishment of team spitit.
112.
Both, take your vision explain it to your team and explain this is the scenario and what it means to the company and to us as individuals.
113.
I prefer a team environment people with different back rounds can bring lots to a situation.
114.
I loveto work in a team environment but if I had to I could get the job done.
115.
Depends based on the tasks.
116.
I don't like work alone I preferred working with people because they are more fun.
117.
I've gotten use to being alone, but I like to be able to contribute to others work. I prefer working alone at this point.
118.
I work well in a team, but also work well alone when needed.
119.
With a team why because your team player suppose to be there to help you... Theres no I in team.
120.
I probably used to feel like I like working alone. Now, since I've been working the floor working as a team everyday is much prefered since I like to keep busy and help out when I'm needed.
121.
I prefer to share the load when possible, however I am equally comfortable handling large tasks on my own.
122.
I used to prefer working alone because I could better concentrate on what I was doing. I have come to realize that working along side someone can be enjoyable and help each other during the task.
123.
I enjy working with others cause I can make the environment more pleasant to work in.
124.
I enjoy both. I like being solely responsible for my work, but also enjoy workin with a team because then there will be more ideas.