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Would you consider yourself a creative person?

This question has been answered 10 times by professional recruiters and hiring managers. View their answers below.

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Talk to the interviewer about any interest that you have in creative activities and how you have implemented your creative desires in the workplace. Even if you do not consider yourself to be a 'creative person,' there is a significant change that you have made creative minded decisions in your career.

Admin answer example
"I am someone who alternates back and forth with the right/left brain, but I will always consider myself a very creative person. I admire the creativity and unconventional thinking in business and arts."
Basic answer example
"I do consider myself to be a creative individual. One example of this would be the telephone sales scripts that I crafted for our inside sales team. They were lively and effective, and sales increased by 23% in the first 90 days of implementation."
Chef answer example
"I do consider myself to be a creative individual. One example of this would be the telephone sales scripts that I crafted for our inside sales team. They were lively and effective, and sales increased by 23% in the first 90 days of implementation."
Floral Designer answer example
"I consider myself to be very creative! I am able to create beautiful arrangements on any budget and take calculated risks with designs when my clients allow for it."
Manager answer example
"That's an interesting question for me because I have never considered myself creative in the traditional sense of being artistic. I am, however, a very creative individual when it comes to new ways to motivate my team."
Marketing answer example
"Absolutely, I consider myself creative! I have had a flair for the arts and thinking outside of the box, ever since I was a child. My mother says I danced before I could walk and I always loved to take on new creative projects."
Retail answer example
"Having been a musician all my life, I do believe that I am a creative person. I grew up playing the piano and still practice a couple of times per week."
Statistician answer example
"I would certainly consider myself creative. Most of my life I have spent time in the arts and I enjoy being creative in my off time. I exercise creativity every time I walk into a new project. I need to assess the situation, create an outline, discover key elements of the project and put everything together like a story in the end."
Superintendent answer example
"I do consider myself to be a creative individual. One example of this would be the variety of school fundraisers and programs that I have headed over the years. I try to incorporate new and exciting initiatives for my students on a regular basis."
Teacher answer example
"Yes, I do consider myself to be a creative individual. I will often work with my students on hands-on projects. I believe in the use of multi-media to teach, and learn."

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Would you consider yourself a creative person?
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Yes, I would like to think I am a creative person. When accomplishing a task, I often think of multiple ways to logically approach the end result with highest yield.
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I like to do things differently at different times, though it may not seem the most optimum way. But doing something differently makes you see things differently and you might come up with something innovative.
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Yes, I believe Iím a creative individual. Iím certainly able to think laterally and to be inventive in terms of finding solutions to problems.
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Yes, as a person who has passion and interest for culture and arts, this definitely channels my inner creativity.
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Being creative is the joy of my life.
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Yes, and working at Apple you must be a creative person and have an open-box mind to succeed.
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Yes, I am a very creative person. I enjoy photography and videography in a way that evokes emotion from the viewer.
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The job where I worked need more of analysis and thinking then creativity. But I bet that I am a good sketcher.
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Yes, I believe with creativity, there will be development, I have the believe that all apple employee has the creativity.
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Yes, I have been doing many good design at Zodiac.
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Yes I am definitely a creative person. I am also methodical about certain things, but wherever there is room for deviation or an opportunity for improvement, my creative juices start flowing.
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I would say that I am a pretty creative person. I like to try many new things. I like to live outside the box and experience alot of new things and I am very likely to experiment with many ideas which also ends with some very creative ideas.
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Yes! I am an illustrator, and cartoonist, and I love to use those skills to teach others.
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Yes. I come up with creative ideas while doing floorplanning. On a different note, I am an artist. I do charcoal and oil paintings and have defined a new medium of my own.
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Extremely, in addition to computer repair I do alot of drawing and building, and even went to art school in NY
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Yes, because the way you see the other person can't see that way in any work.
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I love playing the guitar and finding unique ways to solve problems. I would say yes I am creative in a couple different ways.
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Yes. When I am focused and know my end goals things happen.
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I am a creative person. What I like to do is gather the best minds to brain storm to find the best solution to a problem.
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Yes, I have come with some creative solution to some of the problems.
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Why do you want to work for this company?
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Yes, I am a photographer. I also do video editing.
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Yes, I believe Iím a creative individual. Iím certainly able to think laterally and to be inventive in terms of finding solutions to problems.
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Yes, I believe writing code and being involved with robotics helps me be creative.
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It really depends. Sometimes yes, sometimes no.
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Yes, I like creating things from lego models to poetry etc.
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I would say so. I enjoy drawing, painting, and building things, such as model cars.
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I would consider myself very creative. Even at work, I was able to transfer all of the paper files, into electronic ones so that we use less paper, and it makes it easier on the department. I was able to help come up with new creative ideas when it came to helping citizens solve their problems.
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Creative at home, creative in my photography and refining processes. At work I like to follow a more standardized set of guidelines, to provide a consistent customer experience, do my job, do it well and move on to the next one.
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Yes, I have been known to think out of the box.
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I am a creative person, I like to come up with different solutions to problems that arise.
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I am a creative person, especially when it comes to creating different ways to accomplish certain task.
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Sure, and I hope my answers get more creative as this interview goes on.
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Yes. My answers will get more creative as we go.
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Yes. I am a creative person. I have an interesting mix of creativity and logic/critical thinking. In the IT work I am in, the latter has been more stressed. I am looking forward to working in an environment where I can exercise the former as well! I believe Apple provides that.
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Absolutely. I am a musician, and am am always looking for creative outlets for my students, children, and myself.
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More precisely I would say I am challenging person who thinks differently.
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I love drawing, and I love to give surprise to who I loved.
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Because I would do great with groups and explaining things to people.
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Yes, I like to think outside of the box and try to come up with different ways of doing things to get positive results. An example of that would be creating classes within WFM in order to build our business outside of just the "traditional grocery shopper"
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I constantly create. Recently during my free time I have been creating an open source cross-platform Game Kit.
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Yes, in many of my positions I have been able to think of things to improve the routine and make duties easier on a daily basis.
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Yes, there have been many times in my career that I have been able to use my creativity to achieve my end goal.
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Yes I come up with innovative creative ideas like I succesfuly launched 3 advertising campaigns and they were a big hit.
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Because I have been finding cerative ways of teaching different topic to student.
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Very, creativity is the seed of accomplishment.
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Yes, even though I was and engineering major I participated in a dual degree program that gave me the opportunity to have six design studios.
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Extremly creative.
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I think out of the box.
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I think I am highly creative, I'm empatic and flowers are a perfect expression of such quality.
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On a scale of 1 to 10 I would probably rate myself as a 7 or 8
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I mostly think before I do the arrangements and how it will look when it's done.
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I am very creative. I make flower crowns for my friends in the summer.
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Will I know how I want it to look and what type of flowers I should choose by the colour and way the flower look.
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I have formal art training including a bachelor of art degree. Plus over 20 years as a graphic designer.
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Incredibly creative, I have a bachelors degree in fine art majoring in design. For the last 3 years I have worked in the design and fashion industry.
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I would say I am quite creative because I get all the inspiration from the nature, and the nature is really vast, so it is limitless.
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To be creative it comes with your mind, doing what the exact or the capable for arrangement, or what we use for.
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This is a subjective question, what field refers to?
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Can think outside of the box.
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I believe I am quite creative.
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I can create new designers.
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I am a visual learner and have good ideas but need experience.
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New ways to carry out tasks, solve problems and meet challenges. Creative thinkers bring a fresh and sometimes unorthodox perspective to their work. They think "outside the box" and can help departments and organizations to move in more productive directions.
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Extremely creative artistic and work in other mediums.
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I love to be creative whether it be putting together a change in my home, changing the design of a garden or simply playing with flowers to come up with something different then the average design.
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I would say I'm extremely creative.
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I can get pretty creative. When I worked in the Chico store There was an employee that was leaveing and her favorite candy was sour patch kids they wanted to make an.
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I am extremely creative. I can take the simplest of thing and creative something beautiful.
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Creativity is about human expression and communicating deeply.
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I love to create using various flowers with texture and colors. I love bold colors and simple designs.
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I have endless ideas for business's, I feel confident in taking a persons personality and expressing them in a floral arrangement.
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I am very creative. I have extensive experience in art application. I love the process of creativity.
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I am a jack of all trades, I weave rugs, make baskets, paint and mask designing.
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Over I get fantastic inspiration from all areas, such as colors, pictures, personalities, and nature.
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If given any choice of flower/vase designers choice, I can get very creative, otherwise I can follow a basic recipe.
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I can be pretty creative in a sense of design with flowers.
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I can be pretty creative in a sense of design with flowers.
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I have always took interest I'm creative things such as jewelry instruments.
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I have always took interest I'm creative things such as jewelry instruments.
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Yes, I am creative, and I have shown my creativity thinking in data analysis.
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Yes. Working as a biostatistician, I alway face the problem that the real case is much more complicated than expected, such as missing values, complex study design, clustered or correlated covariates and some ethical issues. Thus we cannot simply apply a statistical model to solve the problem. I showed my creativity when making choices from applicable methods.
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Yes I am very creative. I have a lot of skills with spreadhseet, and data management. Creating graphs, tables, pie charts etc is something that I excel in. I have recently had to create charts and graphs for a project that I am working on and I got to show my creativity with the design and details.
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Yes I am very creative. I have a lot of skills with spreadsheet, and data management. Creating graphs, tables, pie charts etc. Is something that I excel in. I have recently had to create charts and graphs for a project that I am working on and I got to show my creativity with the design and details.
85.
By drawing statistical conclusion.
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Yes. I find the best way to truly be creative is to be collaborative. When working with people from multiple backgrounds and view points, you can truly take parts of several ideas and come up with a solution that is both creative and appropriate. like developing visual tools to motivate people while increasing accountability.
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Thesis idea from limited dataset.
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Yes,. I've created a HIV resistance score against drug based on mathem.
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Before the problem be happened.
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I really don't know where to show my creativity when working as a biostatistician.
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I think I am creative, but I used my creative in different situations. When I work on data collection, data analysis, this needs to follow the rule and to be careful, but not the creative. But when I am working on a proposal to solve a health problem, which needs some creative ideas, and thinking some research topics that others haven't done.

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