"I have always been an organized person and since obtaining my Project Management certificate, I find that I am even more dedicated to organization than I had been in the past. My references will tell you that I am very organized as well. Rest assured, I understand the direct correlation between organization, productivity, and profitability."
"Even as a child, my mom would tease me about my organizational skills. I had every pencil etched with my name before the first day of school! All jokes aside, yes - I do consider myself to be very organized. I do my best work when my days activities are planned ahead."
Organization in the engineering and construction space can save a lot of time and money. This is of immense value to any employer. Assure the interviewer that you are a well organized and thoughtful planner.
"In my most recent position I was responsible for hiring construction crews up to 25 people at a time. I understand the importance of hiring well qualified individuals who have a reliable track record. Last year our retention rate increased by 24% once I began leading our hiring initiatives."
"I have not had direct experience in determining labor requirements; however, I do bring experience with interviewing, on-boarding, and training. I have a strong record when it comes to employee retention."
Have you ever had a hand in hiring teams of employees for large-scale engineering and construction projects? Talk to the interviewer about any related experience and what it has taught you when it comes to smart hiring.