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How do you get along with others at work?

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The interviewer wants to gauge if you can maintain healthy relationships in the workplace. They want to know more about the dynamics with your coworkers. Think about what you enjoyed about some of your relationships with past coworkers. Excellent communication, sense of humor, and support are all great qualities that make co-worker relationships healthy and harmonious.

Addiction Psychiatrist
"I love working with people. I try my best to be flexible and open in the workplace, understanding that things can change quickly. I also want to stay on good terms with my coworkers, so if I sense a conflict arising, I will be sensitive in addressing it before it escalates."
Admin
"I have never had an issue when it comes to getting along with others at work. I am a conscious communicator and am sure always to express myself in a kind and professional manner. A positive attitude is a must when working in an administration role!"
Administrator
"In my current role, I work closely with the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable departments, primarily when it comes time to close out a project or close a client account. I like these bits of exposure to other departments because it gives me a deeper perspective into how our company operates, making me all that more knowledgeable!"
Alcohol and Drug Counselor
"As a Drug and Alcohol Counselor, I need to be able to work well with clients as well as my coworkers. I value my professional relationships as well as my client-focused​ relationships that I earn through sessions."
Allergist
"I love working with people. I'm flexible and approachable in the workplace, understanding that things can change quickly. I encourage open communication with my coworkers and address the concerns they may have."
Anesthesiologist Assistant
"I love working with people. I'm flexible and approachable in the workplace, understanding that things can change quickly. I encourage open communication with my colleagues and address the concerns they may have."
Animator
"I get along great with my coworkers. I try to maintain a positive attitude and be supportive, whether I am offering to assist someone who is overwhelmed, or if I am taking time to listen to someone who is having a bad day."
Assistant Principal
"I'm good at listening to parents' needs. I've had positive experiences in which parents come into the parent-teacher conference with anxiety about their child's academic performance but were able to leave feeling reassured that their child is improving."
Basic
"I get along great with my coworkers. I try to maintain a positive attitude and be supportive, whether I am offering to assist someone who is overwhelmed, or if I am taking time to listen to someone who is having a bad day."
Behavioral Health Technician
"I enjoy working with people because it teaches you the value of teamwork. Last week we worked on a community project that identified and assisted members of the community. I developed a great relationship with our community as well as got to know my co-workers better."
Clinical Nurse Specialist
"I get along great with my coworkers. I try to maintain a positive attitude and be supportive, whether I am offering to assist someone who is overwhelmed, or if I am taking time to listen to someone who is having a bad day."
Correction Officer
"I get along great with my fellow officers. I try to maintain a positive attitude and be supportive, whether I am offering to assist someone who is overwhelmed, or if I am taking time to listen to someone who is having a bad day."
Epidemiologist
"Effective spoken communication requires being able to express your ideas and views clearly, confidently and concisely in speech, tailoring your content and style to the audience and promoting free-flowing communication. Sometimes in the work area, this isn't as easy as it should be. Personality conflicts may get in the way of effective communication. Tell the interviewer how you present correct, clear and concise information to your team."
Forester
"I get along great with my coworkers. I try to maintain a positive attitude and be supportive, whether I am offering to assist someone who is overwhelmed, or if I am taking time to listen to someone who is having a bad day."
Fulfillment Associate
"Think about your relationships with coworkers, past and present. Which ones were healthy? What were the dynamics of those working relationships? Think about what you enjoyed about some of your relationships with past coworkers. Good communication, sense of humor and support are all great qualities that make co-working relationships fun. You can respond to this question by saying, "I get along great with my coworkers. I try to maintain a positive attitude and be supportive, whether I am offering to assist someone who is overwhelmed, or if I am taking time to listen to someone who is having a bad day."
Manager
"As a manager, I had led a diverse range of personalities. At this point in my career, I can work with pretty much anyone. If we don't see eye to eye, I will work to find common ground."
Medical Assistant
"I love working with people. I try my best to be flexible and open in the workplace, understanding that things can change quickly. I also want to stay on good terms with my coworkers, so if I sense a conflict arising, I will be sensitive in addressing it before it escalates."
Retail
"I am a people person who can find a way to get along with nearly anyone. When it comes to odd coworkers, I've learned just to be glad I don't live with them! If they're negative, the longest I'm with them at any one time is about 9 hours. I can handle most anyone for that length of time."
Sales
"I tend to get along well with my coworkers, and if occasionally something comes up, I'm sure to address any issue, so it doesn't get out of hand and create a divisive work environment. I'm always trying to be supportive, and a team player. Whether I'm best friends with the person is not the issue or the point of work. More than anything, I want always to be positive and respectful, regardless of our differences or anything else."
Teacher
"I get along with most anyone I work with, teaching coworkers, supervisors, students, or parents. I know my job is to find common ground no matter what, so I always look for the best. Even when there are folks who disagree with my teaching style or what have you, I look to see it from their perspective and, especially if it's a student, I work to find a way in which I can reach him or her so I can be most effective."
Treasury Assistant
"I thrive in a team environment and consider myself a team player. For instance, in my last role of (X position title) at (X company), we had to work on numerous collective projects on a weekly basis, such as (...) (X description of collaborative projects and how you contributed to the team's success)."
Union Representative
"I love working with people. I try my best to be flexible and open in the workplace, understanding that things can change quickly. I also want to stay on good terms with my coworkers, so if I sense a conflict arising, I will be sensitive in addressing it before it escalates."

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How do you get along with others at work?
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Yes, lead technician has to communicate effectively.
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Yes always enjoyed working with someone who would work with me.
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Yes. I always work well with co-workers. I believe to be a good co- worker is always respect others and be humble. I believe that I have good morale conducts to work well with others.
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Working with others is a critical teamwork when you work in a project to assure that every details are performing in the right direction.
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Yes I will respect others very well this gives a better position where I am standing infront of you.
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Yes I will work well with others I respect them with humble.
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Yes, I really do thrive in a team environment.
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I believe so and am always happy to listen to other stories since this is a grea at learning method for myself.
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Good team player but always like to lead.
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Yes I do its what I love and one of my main priority.
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Working in team gives you an opportunity in dealing with different people .... Its a life experience.
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Yes, I am an easy going person who mixes well with others. I am professional and friendly.
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My forte - numerous example - Home Delivery System, WM - no one got on with. TM system WM that people could understand. Moved people over onto TUI system.
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I am a very hard worker and am always like working with a team to accomplish a goal.
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Yes, I believe I do. Believe that being a team player, where the needs of the customer out weighs everything, and we work together to assist them accomplish their goal, is the most important part of our job.
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Yes I'm a team player work well with others.
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Yes. I may be quiet and reserved at start but as time passes by I can blend in with my workmates.
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I work very well with a wide range of different staff groups which is an essential skill due to the multidsciplinary nature of radiotherapy. An example of this is when I have attended the theatre procedures in HDR prostate brachytherapy, working with oncologists, radiographers and theatre staff to ensure a good distribution of needles is acheived.
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I work extremely well with others because I seek out diverse opinions.
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Yes. I can work alone or as a team. I've worked queues on team as large as 12 employees.
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Yes, I can do the work with others, because I always want to learn something, know something, and apply to upon me to do work something special.
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I am happy to work with others and implement my own skills and when working with a team motivating my team mates to help then meet their target.
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Yes I can work with the team and can lead a team as well.
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Yes interpersonal relationship is my best skills.
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I like beeing part of a team and also I think the team is very importantv.
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I do work well with others and welcome new ideas and constructive criticism however I also work well independently.In fact I worked from home for several years.
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I work very well as part of a team, my current job entails team work and because I am a happy person I tend to lift the spirits and morale of other team members.
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Absolutely! I don't like bragging about myself but I consider myself as people's person. I am a great listener and regard collaborative work as a key to success in a profession.
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I do like working with others and consider it very important that we get on. I always make sure that I am approachable and encourage people when they need support.
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Yes, I believe that nobody is perfect but a team can be. Therefore, I can easily get along with others to achieve team goals.
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Yes. I am friendly, social and a team player.
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I am a great team player and I respect my fellow team members as I carry out my tasks. Everyone in a team has an opinion and it is important to welcome contribution from others while respecting the organizational values.
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Yes I'm a team players and will follow and directions given.
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I would hire him back in a heartbeat, if I had two more of him I would replace the four I have now.
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I am dependable, quiet and reliable.
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Highly motivated, energetic and compassionate engineer.
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He would say that they would be sorry to see me go but would be a great asset for you to have.
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Hard working dedicated strong leadership skills.
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Learning new stories about people and being able to tell them to others.
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I enjoy learning about history in a physical form. For example, one of my favourite authors is D.H. Lawrence, and my university was his alma mater. Their archive had large collection of his writings, as well as photograph clippings. Artefacts tell a story, and they allow me to build up a picture of the past much more clearly in my mind.
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Being an archivist you learn something new everyday, this can happen as you describe, store or retrieve, People's personal interests differ and I may not be interested in a certain topic and therefore not consider knowing much about it but as you work you get a see that and it broadens your scope of knowledge and just makes your job never dull.
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Finding random tidbits of information that may have otherwise been lost.
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Collecting and adding to existing archives.
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Working in any part with honesty I love it.
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I like the middle part of processing, after the general inventory and before the description, I like when you are getting in deep into a collection and understanding those who owned it by looking closer at what is really in the collection and sorting it into its series, sub-series, ect. I also like assisting patrons with research, I love seeing collections getting used and answering questions about them.
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I am a energyic indiv. I am easy to work and im a quick polblem se.
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Ba degree in 2005, long professional work experience, strong interpersonal skills and integrity.
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While in the Navy I Japan I was a Sentry Guard that was required to keep my qualification to fire a 9mm pistol and 12 gauge shotgun.
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I am a great team member. I believe that you can get things accomplished quicker and easier if you work with others.
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I get along with others very well. I consider myself a people person. I'm really easy going and friendly.
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I get along great with people. I'm really friendly, easy going, and open minded.
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Very well, I can friend anyone.
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I can get along with others very well. I dont let differences of opinions or backgrounds get in the way.
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I can get along with others really good.
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I have always been a people person. I love communicating with people and making friends. I also am not afraid to talk to new people. When I took college classes at Indiana Wesleyan University, I made quite a few friends just by starting up a conversation.
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Very well. I have not had an issue with any of my coworkers due to lack of compromise.
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Very well. A team player and different demographic, social economic, background.
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What are your good points?
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I get along with others very well. I'm friendly and open-minded.
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I get along with everyone I got a friendly possitive attitude and we work as team and the workplace will run right.
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I can get along with others quite well and do some of my best work in teams or collaborative projects.
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I can get along with others pretty well, because im understanding patient and my sense of humor helps.
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I am very much a people person and get a long with most people. Even in the event that I don't get along with some one I don't let it interfere with my job. Work is not a place for personal drama and it should be left at the door.
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I consider myself easy going and get along well with others.
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I get along with others well. I am friendly and helpful to customers.
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I am good working in teams and accomplishing things as a group.
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I can get along well with others quickly, especially people I have never met before. I thinkof myself to be very social.
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I can get along well with others quickly, especially people I have never met before. I thinkof myself to be very social.
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Very well. I feel I work best with others, I am easy to talk to and listen well. I like to solve problems and know that it can't be done by myself. I feel if you respect your staff it makes for a better work environment and making the whole atmosphere of the restaurant genuine and positive. This is a team business, it takes all to work successfully.
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Very well, I consider myself an congenial person who is easy to talk to but mostly listens to my guests or staff and focus on getting things done and doing them right. My reputation is very important to me and that shows through my work ethic.
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I get along with everyone. If we have differences I look past it. I am friendly and understanding of everyone.
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Am a team player and like to make every employee feel like part of the team by asking their input how to make restaurant beeter.
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I have no problem getting along with others in fact I am usually the first person to say hello.
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I get along well with others. I work good in group work and spend time getting to know my coworkers.
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Very Well I am a very upbeat and easy person to get along with.
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I'm nice and I don't open my mouth if not asked.
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I get along with other people very well. I am always friendly and polite.
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Extremely well. I always take the high road and bite my tongue when someone is rude to me.
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I get along very well with others, I'm a great listener and am very patient. It's a rare moment that I get upset with a person.
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I tend to treat others with respect and politeness, so I would say I get along with others pretty well.
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I work well in a team, and enjoy working and meeting others.
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I get with people very well. I have been always a vry outgoing person and I love to commuincate with and have a talk with them. I have been a team person.
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I get along with others very well. I try to come off on the right foot with everyone I talk to. I rather have friends than enemies.
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I get a long great with others.
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I get along really well. I'm extremely friendly to all types of people.
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I get alone very well with everyone around me. I try my best to keep a postive attitude.
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Very Well Love to greed to the customers.
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I can get along with others fairly easy.
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I can get along with others really well.
90.
I can get along with others great. I am very open to making friends on the job and treating everyone with respect on the job as well as guests.
91.
I am very much a people person. Working with other people is an area where I thrive. Due to this I tend to get along with others very well.
92.
I consider myself a real people person and very sociable.
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I communicate extremely well with new people.
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I enjoy being around others and consider myself to get along well with others.
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Very well. Because I'm an easy going person.
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I have always been a people person. I love communicating with people and making friends. I also am not afraid to talk to new people. When I took college classes at Indiana Wesleyan University, I made quite a few friends just by starting up a conversation.
97.
I get along with others very well. From working in this industry you learn when and when not to put feelings aside when dealing with others.
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I work very well with people.
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I get alone with everyone willing to listen and help.
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I've had the opportunity to work individually and in a team setting.
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Extremely well, I always try to learn from others and give back by helping another.

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