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Conflict Interview Questions

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Talk about a time when you had to work closely with someone who had a problematic personality.

Conflict Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    Talk about a time when you had to work closely with someone who had a problematic personality.

  2. 2.

    Talk about a time when you worked on a team, and other group members were not performing their share of the work. How did you react?

  3. 3.

    Discuss a time when you disagreed with your boss. How did you find common ground?

  4. 4.

    Talk about a time you faced a conflict in the workplace and reacted poorly.

  5. 5.

    Talk about a time you faced a conflict in the workplace and reacted constructively.

  6. 6.

    Talk about a time you encountered a conflict with a customer.

  7. 7.

    How do you communicate with people who intimidate you?

  8. 8.

    Have you ever intentionally or unintentionally offended someone in the workplace?

  9. 9.

    Would you ever confront an equity problem in the workplace?

  10. 10.

    How do you feel about a chain of command in the workplace?

  11. 11.

    Talk about a time when you felt conflicted in the workplace.

  12. 12.

    How do you provide feedback to your team members without creating a conflict or hurting their feelings?

  13. 13.

    Have you, or would you ever, correct your boss?

  14. 14.

    Are you verbally direct with others? If so, has this ever created a conflict with a co-worker?

  15. 15.

    Walk me through a time when you helped resolve a workplace conflict between others.