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Question 16 of 30 for our Food Service Mock Interview

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Question 16 of 30

How can we motivate you on the job?

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  1. 16.

    How can we motivate you on the job?

      How to Answer

      Every employer should know how each staff member is best motivated. Talk to the interviewer about the variety of ways in which you are best motivated on the job.

      Here are some ways that an employer may try to motivate you.
      Which ones resonate most with you?

      - Incentive programs where points are earned
      - Showing complete trust in your work and performance
      - Setting smaller, more achievable goals
      - Helping you to find your higher career purpose
      - Being a positive example to you
      - Maintaining an open and transparent workplace
      - Personalized incentives vs. Team driven incentives
      - Getting to know you on a personal level
      - Positive feedback based rewards system
      - Offering a stable work/life balance by encouraging time off
      - Letting you know your voice matters
      - Allowing you to take the lead on projects that excite you
      - Handing out big-picture projects, so you feel that you are contributing to the company's future
      - Public recognition

      Rachelle's Answer

      "My current manager motivates me by reminding me that she has full faith in my work. Those words give me a boost of confidence and feed my fire, especially on more challenging events or projects."

      Rachelle's Answer

      "I especially enjoy sales competitions and challenges to earn bonus' and gifts. In my current role, the sales associate with the most sales at the end of the week receives a $100 Visa gift card."