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What was the biggest change you have had to deal with in your career?

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    What was the biggest change you have had to deal with in your career?

      The interviewer would like to know the types of challenges you have had to face in your career. You need to show the interviewer that you can remain productive in the face of change and that you are resilient. Assure the interviewer that you can adapt to significant changes in a professional manner.

      Rachelle's Answer

      "The biggest change that I have faced in my career so far would be when my previous company went through a major merger. We had to adapt to new processes and management which was quite challenging. In the end, it worked out well for the company, in a financial perspective, so the changes were well worth the challenges we faced initially."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Admin interview

      "The biggest change in my career was learning to report to an entirely new management team when we merged with a competitor. It's difficult to adjust, but I was able to keep an open mind, and met some great new people."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Manager interview

      "The biggest change in my career came when my company experienced major layoffs. One-third of my production team experienced layoffs even though our work volume remained nearly the same. I adjusted the schedule, introduced a new overtime policy, and worked very hard to maintain morale despite the changes."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Marketing interview

      "The biggest change I have dealt with in my career is when my company closed their PA location, and I was asked to relocate to VA. It was a risk on my part, but I chose to follow the company to their new location. It paid off as I continued another five years of success there."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Retail interview

      "I went through a large change last year when our company purchases another small competitor. We integrated systems, some staff, and a few policies. The corporate head office did the best they could to make the change a smooth one."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Sales interview

      "The most prominent change in my career was when I transferred from strategic national account rollout to local market rollout. This move taught me a lot about myself. I learned how to be more adaptable and resilient."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Teacher interview

      "The biggest change I have had to deal with in my career was when my Spanish curriculum was cut, and I was transferred to a new school where I was to teach English and Mathematics. The new role was slightly out of my wheelhouse, so I spent a lot of time refreshing my knowledge in these areas."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Chef interview

      "The biggest change that I have faced in my career so far would be when my previous company went through a major merger. We had to adapt to new processes and management which was quite challenging. In the end it worked out well for the company, in a financial perspective, so the changes were well worth the challenges we faced initially."

      Heather's Answer
       for a Biological Scientist interview

      "The biggest change that I have faced in my career so far would be when my previous company went through a major merger. We had to adapt to new processes and management which was quite challenging. In the end, it worked out well for the company, in a financial perspective, so the changes were well worth the challenges we faced initially."