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How would you describe your personality?

This question has been answered 16 times by professional recruiters and hiring managers. View their answers below.

Advice
The interviewer would like to know how you see yourself. Personality and character are two very different things. The interviewer is looking for more information on your traits vs. your integrity. Your answer should include buzz words such as introverted, energetic, and confident.

Admin answer example
"I am quite, focused, and determined. You won't hear a lot from me unless I need you, but rest assured that I am working hard."
Administrator Assistant answer example
"I would describe my personality as approachable, light hearted, and positive. I believe that, if asked, my colleagues and supervisor would say the same about me."
Basic answer example
"I would describe my personality as approachable, light-hearted, and positive. I believe that, if asked, my colleagues and supervisor would say the same about me."
Camp Counselor answer example
"These are always challenging questions to come up with on the spot, but an interview is all about knowing yourself beforehand. Most of us love to remain humble, but this is the time when you absolutely must focus on yourself! Get to know who you are and have confidence in yourself. With that said, If you are applying for a camping position, its obvious you enjoy socializing, having fun, being adventurous, being a role model, organized, enjoy structure, and so on. Those are just a few, but you could easily pick some of them, and create a few for yourself."
Chef answer example
"I would describe my personality as approachable, positive, and determined. I believe that, if asked, my current team would say the same about me."
Dispatcher answer example
"I would describe my personality as approachable yet firm, and positive. I believe that, if asked, my colleagues and supervisor would say the same about me."
Ghostwriter answer example
"I describe myself as energetic, insightful, and playful. I am energetic both outside of work and inside as I am always ready to get work done, I am insightful because I like to think hard about my work before getting started, and I am playful because I am always trying to find unique ways of writing that will surprise the readers and interest them."
Host or Hostess answer example
"Think of three qualities that will help you in this new role. Here are some that we think would make you an excellent host! Outgoing. Organized. Patient. Your main role is to greet customers and escort them to their tables. You want to be able to communicate with the kitchen and wait staff as well. Interpersonal skills are the most important for your role, so think of a few words to describe how you will be an amazing addition to the team. "
Manager answer example
"I am energized, focused and motivated to do my best. I always take the high road and treat my leaders, colleagues, and team with respect."
Marketing answer example
"Great question! I describe my personality as exuberant, inventive, and intuitive. I have an uncanny ability to understand my clients' needs and a keen ability to build rapport with them."
Personal Assistant answer example
"Think of three qualities that will help you in your role as a Personal Assistant. Here are some that we think would make you an excellent fit for the job! Outgoing. Organized. Patient. Excellent communicator. Detail oriented. Your objective is to make another person's life run more smoothly and efficiently. You want to be able to communicate well with your clients. Interpersonal skills are the most important for your role, so mentioning your gift of verbal communication is a great addition to your response!"
Production Director answer example
"I would describe myself as witty, spontaneous, creative, humorous, and dedicated."
Retail answer example
"I describe my personality as outgoing, adaptable, and capable of fitting into a multitude of situations. I can take on challenges like upselling and managing customer disputes."
Superintendent answer example
"I would describe my personality as approachable, light-hearted, and positive. I believe that, if asked, my colleagues and students would say the same about me."
Surveillance Operator answer example
"I'm mostly introverted, and I don't get bored easily. I tend to be quite detail oriented, so I notice things that other people might not. I'm also a positive person most of the time."
Teacher answer example
"My personality is the same as my teaching style: actionable, considerate, and compassionate. Are these personality traits you are looking for in your next teacher?"

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How would you describe your personality?
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Outgoing. I have never met a stranger. I enjoy marketing our bank information to potential customers.
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Although somewhat quiet I would say I have a strong character with an unusual ability to lead through example by gaining are.
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Warm, friendly, proactive.
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Very sociable, happy, and very fun person to be around.
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Polite, smart, sweet, helpful, and friendly.
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Outgoing, inquisitive, loves to learn new things and driven.
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Polite, friendly, easy to approach, engaging, values customers and individuals, eager to make a good impression.
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I would describe myself as motivated and outgoing.
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Friendly, energetic, very caring, and outgoing.
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I would describe myself as Gentle but confident, I like to be talkative and energetic but I also know when to be quiet.I like being nice to people and doing good things make me happy.
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I am very kind and love to be interactive with people. I am very outgoing when I am interacting with people. I am confident and organized when it comes to working on assignments. I am shy when it comes to meeting new people but once I get to communicating with people, I am more outgoing.
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I'm outgoing, I love to make people laugh.
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I am a bubbly, extremely out-going, and a fun person to be around.
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I would describe my personality as kind, passionate, and creative.
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Great good peoples person I work good with others in work as a team.
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I am a caring individual. I am concerned with other people's happiness and making sure that they have the best experience possible.
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An unique, aspiring individual who loves creativity and new experiences.
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I am outgoing, hardworking, fast learning, understanding, and a child at heart.
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Lot of way happy outgoing helpful loving never giving up.
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My personality is fun, I'm very friendly and kind. I always have a smile on.
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Optimistic, energetic, compassionate, creative, reflective.
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Bubbly, energized, passionate, dependable, caring.
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Responsible, honest, motivated, organized and outgoing.
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Energetic, creative, flexible, dependable, positive.
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I am ambitious, kind, sensitive, enthusiastic, and responsible. I am ambitious because I seize the opportunities that are out their and I complete my goals. I am kind, because I am always thinking of others. I am extremely sensitive, and I can cry very easily. This also allows me to be extremily empathetic to others. I am responsible. I take huge responsibilities for my age, I turn my assignments in on time, I study for tests, I get good grades and I hold down a grade. I am enthusiastic because I am absolutely passionate about what my interests are, and what I believe in. I am often very vocal about it.
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Open-minded, enthusiastic, dedicated, compassionate and loyal.
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Organized. Creative. Goofy. Passionate. Hardworking.
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Confident, outgoing, social, good listener.
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Motivated. Active. Friendly. Optimistic. Fun.
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Creative. Observant. Patient. Deep. Kind.
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Kind caring loyal and approachable.
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Passionate, hard working, and caring.
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Sweet. Fun. Loving. Smart. Christ.
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Sensitive, empathetic, friendly, enthusiastic, responsible.
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Tall, witty, creative, sarcastic, kind.
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Driven, dedicated, imaginative, responsible, and honest.
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Caring, Empathetic, Fun loving, Active, Real.
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Kind, compassionate, dedicated.
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Energetic, Exciting, Bubbly, Funny, and a talker.
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Enthusiastic, friendly, passionate, quirky, meliora.
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I'm a very strong outgoing girl.
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Motivated, enthusiastic and open minded.
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Nice, caring, patient, confident and team player.
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Responsible, caring, good leader, cheerful.
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Compassionate, honest, hardworking.
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Responsible, active, fun, educated.
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Trustworthy honest outgoing kind.
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Hardworking and creative also artistic.
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I'm vary cheerful and nice.
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Kind, athletic, patient, outgoing and attentive.
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Kind, understanding, respectful, adapting, funny.
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Enthusiastic, Fun Loving, Easy going.
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Fun however focused and professinal.
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Honest. Enthusiastic. Sensible. Easy-going. Open.
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Patient, flexible, leader, hardworker, and mature.
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Passionate, nice, easy-going, funny, respectful.
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Passionate about education and nature.
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Artistic, mature, colorful, caring, responsible.
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An enthusiastic, creative go-getter.
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Responsible, respectful, lighthearted, trustworthy.
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Funny responsible content athletic.
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Funny, crazy, sweet, and amusing.
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Compassionate Fun-loving Communicator Mediator Family-oriented.
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Creative, enthusiastic, hard working, empathetic, punctual.
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Mature, independent, dependable, caring, empathetic.
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Crazy, loving, hyperactive prodigy child.
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I am creative, patient, responsible, attentive, and proactive.
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Honest, friendly, kind, punctual, positive.
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Fun, happy, caring, responsible and friendly.
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Open-minded, determined, laid back, relate-able, accepting.
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Friendly, outgoing, compassionate, organized, creative.
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Positive, motivated, caring, and enthusiastic.
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Determined, free spirited, creative, and extrospective.
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Respectful, trustworthy, and dependable.
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Determined, open minded, hard working, enthusiastic and focused.
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I portray myself as an caring, optimistic, curious person.
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Supportive, kind, enthusiastic, welcoming person.
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Intelligent, creative, organized, confident, out-going.
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Hard working, confident, reliable, dependent, puntual.
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Responsible, caring, respectful, determined, fun.
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Driven, reliable, friendly, open, happy.
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Understanding patient caregiver.
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Happy, honest, reliable, good tempered.
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Driven. Curious. Passionate. Open. And Genuine.
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Reliable, Honest, Friendly,
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Positive, outgoing, responsible and reliable.
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Optimistic, personable, well-adjusted, polite, problem-solver.
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Hardworking responsible goofball.
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Passionate, creative, fun, honest, organized.
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Adaptive, broad-minded, hard-working, helpful, self-disciplined.
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Kind, funny, responsible, cooperative, positive.
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Nice, polite, patient, outgoing, positive, helpful, trustworthy, a good listener.
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Loving, musical, patient, hard-working, kind.
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Joyful, patient, kind, soft spoken.
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Adaptive, broad-minded, open-minded, helpful, self-disciplined.
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Collected. Fun. Caring. Critical thinker.
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Hard working, funny, caring, easy going, flexible.
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Happy, loyal, passionate, caring, outgoing.
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Organized and a good leader.
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Determined joyful hardworking kind reliable.
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Responsible, calm, nurturing, caring, good-spirited.

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