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Describe a time when you disliked company rules in your last job.

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Walgreens interview

How to Answer

The interviewer wants to hear that you are not a rule breaker, and you support the rules the company has put into place. Start off by telling the interviewer that you follow all of the company rules and are supportive of the leadership decisions the company makes regarding regulations. After all, there had to be some logic to their professional decision! Your willingness to remain a team player shows the interviewer that you respect decisions even when you recognize you would make different choices sometimes.

Describe a time when you disliked company rules in your last job.
Answer example

"We recently implemented split shifts, which I do not always agree with because they defer from a good work/life balance. With that said, I do understand that split shifts cut labor costs and the need for hiring added staff."

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Describe a time when you disliked company rules in your last job.
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I have not disliked company rules. Most rules are easy to follow, and are there for a reason.
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I always like Companies rules and policies, I always follow them.
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A new district manager had started to make different changes to our store. They were little things like removing tint off windows and the shirts we wore must have a collar on them. Not a lot of employees were happy with the changes but all of us eventually got used to them.
4.
I Never dislike rules.
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The only thing that I can think of at this time is when I applied for the job, I did agree to work any day of the week. But things changed and I gave notice that I would not be able to work on a Sunday and they were not willling to work with me at all.
6.
There was never a rule a disliked. There is a reason for rules, and I must follow them.
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I expressed my opinion to my manager and that was that.
8.
I have never disliked rules. I believe rules are in place for a reason and I have put that in my values throughout athletics and academics in high school.
9.
I really did not have a problems with the company rules, because I understood it was for the benefit of all the employees.
10.
I never had any other working experiences besides volunteering. In terms of that experience, there weren't really any rules I disliked. They all seemed pretty fair.
11.
I believe in following company protocol and being honest in all things.
12.
Never have been in that situation.
13.
I have no previous job experience.
14.
I cannot think of a specific time where I have absolutely disliked company rules. I understand there are rules for a reason. But if I absolutely despise a company rule, I would try to understand why it was put into place and if needed, contact my management team for further understanding and to address my concerns.
15.
In my last job, we had to take back clothes that were worn and returned the next day for VIP clients. Because they purchased items 3 times a week they we VIP, but it never made sense to me. We made no money from them because they returned it the next day.
16.
At walmart we had to have a fast and friendly service and sometimes the customers get a little chatty when ringing them up so sometimes I felt like I was in a rush when we have heavy traffic.
17.
I disliked having to ask to use the bathroom, but that become less of a problem.
18.
I never had a problem with the company rules. I always made sure to abide by them.
19.
I just deal with them store policy.
20.
Working at the YMCA the rules were not strict and I have never had issues with rules at work.
21.
I always follow the rules no matter if I disagree or not.
22.
I never had an issue with any of the rules.
23.
The time I disliked my company rules in my last job was when a customer stole and I told a worker and they said that its NO BIG DEAL
24.
Honestly, there were not really any rules I disliked. Our main rules were really being on time, dressing appropriately, and having good customer service, which are all reasonable expectations.
25.
I disliked the company policies about switching children to a different classroom when we were understaffed. I tried to give the directors other options instead switching the children because I believe they need stability. If the director did want to take my suggestions I followed the policies even thought I did not like it.
26.
At pick and save, a minimum 12 hours a week was required, and it was difficult to maintain the postion with school.
27.
Not a secure office.
28.
Company rules are set for a reason so I never disliked them.
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I can't recall any rules that I didnt particular agree. All the rules were straightforward and I believed they were necessary in order to maintain order.
30.
I havent had a job before.
31.
I really didn't have any problems when talking about my previous job.
32.
I never disliked the rules.
33.
This is my 1st job.

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