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How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

This question has been answered 14 times by professional recruiters and hiring managers. View their answers below.

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The interviewer would like to know what motivates you to be an over-achiever in the workplace. We all want recognition in some way for our accomplishments in the workplace. Perhaps you enjoy surprise gifts, financial perks, public attention, kind words, added responsibilities, or title promotions. Share with the interviewer how you would like recognition for your hard work.

Academic Dean answer example
"I am very much an over-achiever and find that the best way for me to be recognized for a job well done is to be given words of kindness and recognition. I am easily encouraged and the best reward for me is to know that my hard work is being noticed."
Addiction Nurse answer example
"I am very much an over-achiever and find that the best way for me to be recognized for a job well done is to receive words of kindness and recognition. I am easily encouraged and the best reward for me is to know that my hard work is being noticed."
Admin answer example
"I am very simple. I do not require any formal recognition, but kind words from my coworkers and superiors will keep me motivated and working hard."
Air Traffic Controllers answer example
"I am very much an over-achiever and find that the best way for me to be recognized for a job well done is by words of kindness and recognition. I am easily encouraged, and the best reward for me is to know that my hard work is noticed."
Aircraft Maintenance Technician answer example
"I am very much an over-achiever and find that the best way for me to be recognized for a job well done is words of kindness and recognition. I am easily encouraged, and the best reward for me is to know that my hard work is seen."
Athletic Director answer example
"I am very much an over-achiever and find that the best way for me to be recognized for a job well done is through words of kindness and recognition. I am easily encouraged, and the best reward for me is to know that my hard work makes an impact."
Basic answer example
"I am very much an over-achiever and find that the best way for me to be recognized for a job well done is to hear words of kindness and recognition. I am easily encouraged, and the best reward for me is to know that my hard work matters."
Benefits Manager answer example
"I am very much an over-achiever and find that the best way for me to be recognized for a job well done is to be given words of kindness and recognition. I am easily encouraged, and the best reward for me is to know that my hard work is being noticed."
Bookstore answer example
"I am very much an over-achiever and find that the best way for me to be recognized for a job well done is to be given words of kindness and recognition. I am easily encouraged, and the best reward for me is to know that my hard work is being noticed."
Environmental Scientist answer example
"I am very much an over-achiever and find that the best way for me to be recognized for a job well done is to be given words of kindness and recognition. I am easily encouraged, and the best reward for me is to know that my hard work is being noticed."
Manager answer example
"The success of my team is a direct reflection of my success as a manager. For that reason, I prefer that my team receive accolades for a job well done. For instance, our group exceeded our targets for the past business quarter. Thus we were collectively rewarded. This method of recognition is my preference."
Marketing answer example
"I feel best when I know how my hard work has positively impacted another person. In my current role, our marketing director will often share our customer satisfaction surveys in our office meetings. If my name is mention, I cannot help but grin from ear to ear."
Sales answer example
"I am a highly competitive person who is compensation driven. I like to recognition for my accomplishments through monetary bonus' or contests where the stakes are high."
Teacher answer example
"I am not one to enjoy the limelight. If you catch me doing a great job, I like a note of recognition or to be pulled aside and acknowledged."

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How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?
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I first becaem interested in this area while working at RMH. I found that the teams worked with pateints with extremely complx issues and since I like problem solving this appeals. I like cross party wroking and I LOVE working with "difficult" clients.
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In regards to the addiction service, during my last year of university, I had the opportunity to do a placement at an inpatient addiction unit. This placement turned out to be one of my favorite placements. I learnt so much, both in theory and practical skills. And I also felt I had gained confidence in my mental health nursing skills. For example; my communication and leadership skills development well as well as prioritizing my work load effectively.
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I have seen addiction from many perspectives and want to share hope and tools with those needing it.
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I want to offer compassion and care to people who are suffering.
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I am in recovery and I also have a nursing background. It feels like the best fit for me to be of maximum use.
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My knowledge and personality that suits this job well.
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I want to help others, I have watched a loved one go through situations of alcohol and drug abuse and I want to do my best to help.
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Any other speciality we have medications to control the symptoms but addiction need the will of the patient to reach goal that is sobriety.
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I am in recovery and I love the AA program.
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It's an interesting subject and is very intrigue going to view how different people react to addictions and to see how holistic care is provided to care for individuals.
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Career progression. I am very interested in addictions and I feel I could make a difference in this area.
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Able to touch the lives of persons whom is struggling with sobriety.
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To help people with addiction in a compassionate and caring way.
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I want to know more and be able to help people around me who are struggling with addition.
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Have been head coach for past 24 years.
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Weekly I am part of our athletic events. I am the site supervisor and administrator on duty. I ensure all facets of the event run as smooth as possible.
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For the last 4 years, I have coordinated our west subsection 5AA and section 5AA baseball tournament. My responsibilities involve assigning field maintenance crew, ticket sellers, officials, concession workers, announcers, and scoreboard operators. I had to ensure all paid positions signed claim forms and collected cash boxes from ticket sales and concessions. Two years ago we received 2 inches of rain on an already wet baseball field. I communicated with participating school’s head coaches, activities directors, and our baseball staff while we removed water and got the field ready to play on. One great satisfaction was our site not having any rain outs or delays due to our collaborative effort with multiple stakeholders to prepare our site for the event.
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I have coached summer league sports I have also ran some little kid tournaments.
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Player, coach, ad, creator.
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I led as a Head Football Coach at Lane College in Jackson, TN and competed in SIAC conference. I was 7-14 in the 2 years as the Head Football Coach, and as the Defensive Coordinator finished in the top 5 in the conference, rush defense, pass defense and total defense for 3 straight years.
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I have been the head freshmen and JV coach for various teams. On some occasions, I have had to.
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VB tourneys, track meets. Director.
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Become a US citizen and graduate college.
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Got top rank in 12 th. And b. Tech with honours.
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Attaining 300+ marks in both Year12 & Year13 External Examinations.
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For the passion and love I have for aviation.
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When I finish my bechelor and that I am alife.
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I like aviation industry.
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Distinguished pass Avionics techs course Buying my first investment property at a young age.
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Supervisor and instructor.
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1.My name was listed in the top 5 students in the 10th board achievers list. 2. I won the merit scholarship in B. Tech.
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Getting my University's degree and my Private Pilot Licence.
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1. Getting out of bed on sundays.
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When I achieved my companies goals.
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1.? 2. Waking up on a monday morning before 3pm.
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Becoming an Eagle Scout and graduating from college.
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One: This. I think having the guts to finally go for it, no holds barred and just see what happens. It seems small right now, but on a larger scale, taking this leap at this time in my life is huge and I am so ready. Two: When I was working two jobs and going through some heavy personal stuff, I took it upon myself to enrol in online University after being out of school for 7 years. I started my Bachelor of Arts. I did one class and it was crazy and I wasn't sure how I would do considering everything else in my life, and I passed the course with an A-. That was a very proud moment for me. Although I didn't continue, because I was looking into this, I knew that if this didn't pan out, I could do anything else I put my mind to!
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After 10+ years in the scouting community my greatest achievement was obtaining my queens scout award.
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In my 2 semester only 8 members where passed out of 48 in differential equation I am very proud to say I am also one among that 8 members in my college training I played a lead for 6 members and successfully complete it and give good report yo my college.
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Doing Top in my intermediate exams from state board and Selection as a lead badminton player of my institute in M.Tech.
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Silver winner in football.
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Getting my PPL and graduated from the HKU
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Graduated from HKU and obtained my PPL
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To be a top mathematical student at high school my hard work.
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1 . To qualify JCECE with a good rank of 215 in general and 75 in obc 2. Getting well versed in programmimg after TCS training.
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To make my dad quit smoking.
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Some types of teams I've been on were; on-site installation crews, our metal shop, and sports teams. I was an installer, welder, leader, an extra helper. Being a team player and working with the others involved.
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During team activities my role was working as one team to finish the job.
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Mangement every body shouls responsible their own duties work implement.
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I can handle the customers, convince the customers, with in the company terms.
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Currently I'm part of a team where we have totally different roles but work together to get major projects completed in a timely manner. But I have worked in teams where I worked very closely with team mates and were highly dependent on them. In that environment I was actually the team leader, and kept everyone on track.
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I have finished my education and held positions that have educated me and trained for skills to achieve my personal goal of where I would like to be at my present time.
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Renovating my apartment by hiring all necessary craftsman and labor.
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I have an good creative mine set and I love to work.
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I believe I would be an asset by being the best at what I am expected to do. This included being on time, being efficient, being motivated, leading when necessary, and being a team player.
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I am very detailed oriented and put my best effort in my project.
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By meeting the deadline given and making sure I have the necessary information for my customers.
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I'm self motivated, I have the knowledge and skills, and the resources to perform the job.
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I am good in analyzing transactions to reduce the company's expenses. I have a good attitude and I am a team member, has the ability to solve any problems.
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Will be able to multi-task and be productive in value creation.
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Perform task efficiently, accurately, little dedication and little rework.
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I knowledge of yours system and I bring budget experience that I believe can fit within your organization and your goals.
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Got all the skills and experience.
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The years of experience and broad base of knowledge I bring to the position.
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I will be a strong asset to your organization, I am hard worker, I care about the quality of work I produce, I work independently as well with a team.
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The knowledge I have about your company and the experience I have in the field.
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I am very versed in budget and rate development and monitoring. I have extensive experience in chart of accounts management. I understand the budgeting requirements of the institution.
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My experience and skills is a perfect match for this postion and its a challendge I know I will relish. I am professional, calm, reliable and dependable and have a can-do-attitude. I feel this position requires maturity and discretion and honesty considering it has to do with a sensitive matter as funds to keep financial information confidential. In disbursing office where we were issusing personal pay checks montly to Italian employees personal finicaila information was imp. I am detailed orientated and have a keen eye for detail. Once again in disbursing accuracy and attention to deatial was required when checking payments and proper accounting an fiscal codes had been followed. All discrepencies were reported to the budget officer. I have outstanding organizational and coordinating abilities and deal with any workload assigned in fact I often cover two postioion with it overwhelming me. Basically werher I go my work follows. im proactive quick learning and work well indenpendtly and also in a tea. In admin where I was responsible to naval admin corr towards the end I was working indenpently or with little supervision. Also with the inspectors a work bascally on my own inititative. I ask for my supervsiros advice only as a last resort. Not because im afraid to ask for help but to no inconvience him toom much I know he has his own workload to deal with. work well in a team too and the front desk and with the insp. I try and have a cooperative friendly releationship with all my coworker sand supervisor its impr to remember we are all here to work towards a common goal. I have an ablitiy to create consenus amongst my coworkers which can only improve effiecnien and work. Quick learner once im trained and have understood what required of me I get the joy done within deallines with. Resoursce problem solver and coordinator. Last minuit inspections requires a cerain amot of coordinating, initiitve and organisaiotns skill to cooridnat so many mopepl to be at one place and the same time excellent it skill many spreadsheet that are updated daily weekly and monthey dailyt the water tank pre inspection weekly and mold and mild montehy I know I have the potential to successed in theis porositon and make a real contribution as a member of this dept.
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I would be an asset to this organization because I go above and beyond the call of duty. I am always eager to learn and expand on the skill set I currently have. I am always willing to lend a helping hand to co-workers. I am customer service driven. If I see a problem I am eager to assist with solving it and if I can not solve I will assist with finding someone who can.
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An asset is something that enables a business to improve sales. My ability to support the vision of this organization by adhering to the policies while producing high quality work is how I would be an asset to the company.
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In my 9 years working with the NMDOT I have been selected Employee of the Month 2 times. I believe the reason for this is because I work well under any circumstances, I can work well in a team or an individual setting. I like to take the time to understand each persons role in the organizations and how it is linked to my role. I am very focused and make it a point to make positive contributions to the organization on a daily basis.
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I will give my 100% support to the company.
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Being a current employee I am able to bring the ability to see the whole picture.
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Can make budget effeciently.
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I believe I would produce excellent work. I am a self starter and work well on my own.
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Because I am passionate about any thing I do and would assist in every area needed.
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Sharinnng knweldge and experience of mine.
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I have a proven track with the organization now.
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I will be an asset in sens that I will bring my sens of humor, my positive attitude and my desire to do well. Those things can be an inspiration. I always bring to my previous companies my joy, my laugh.

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