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How would your co-workers describe your attention to detail?

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The interviewer would like to know more about your attention to detail. It is always best to support your reply with a real-life example. Talk to the interviewer about your level of attentiveness when it comes to the smaller details.

911 Dispatcher
"My co-workers would describe my attention to detail as very strong. I can very easily point out spelling discrepancies in communication and will notice the small things. I think big-picture as well but have always had a knack for details."
Addiction Counselor
"My co-workers would describe my attention to detail as very strong. I can very easily point out spelling discrepancies in communication and will notice the small things. I think big-picture as well but have always had a knack for details."
Admin
"I can't necessarily speak for them, but I think they would say that I have above average attention to detail. I make mistakes, but I usually catch them before passing my work on to the intended recipient."
Auto Mechanic
"My co-workers would describe my attention to detail as very strong. I can very easily point out discrepancies on a report and will notice the small things like an engine sounding slightly off. I think big-picture as well but have always had a knack for details."
Basic
"My co-workers would describe my attention to detail as very strong. I can very easily point out spelling discrepancies in communication and will notice the small things. I think big-picture as well but have always had a knack for details."
Biomedical Technician
"My co-workers would describe my attention to detail as very strong. I can very easily point out discrepancies in communication and will notice the small things during equipment checks. I think big-picture as well but have always had a knack for details."
Dental Assistant
"My co-workers would describe my attention to detail as very strong. I can very easily point out discrepancies in communication and will notice the small things. I think big-picture as well but have always had a knack for details."
Dispatcher
"My co-workers would describe my attention to detail as very strong. I can very easily point out small route discrepancies. I think big-picture as well but have always had a knack for details."
Electrician
"I have worked on some complicated problems in the past including repairs on an old factory. I take a systematic approach to check for specific problems first. I know my tools and when to use them which greatly eliminates chances for error. I will triple check my work on challenging tasks. I feel that it is essential to submit error free work as an electrician."
Financial Analyst
"My co-workers would describe my attention to detail as very strong. I can very easily point out discrepancies in reports and will notice the small things. I think big-picture as well but have always had a knack for the finer details."
Health Information Technician
"I am a detail oriented person. My patience and determination to explore the problem and all of its elements until the reasoning has been found so that it can be resolved accurately is how I approach each challenge."
Landscaping
"Some customers like to have their lawn striped. I always start by picking a pattern to reflect the light off the blades of grass. Then I carefully pay attention to the see where I am mowing, making sure I mow in a straight line to follow the pattern." Lawn striping is one of those tasks that takes careful precision. Grading and trimming hedges are other examples of skills that will require a keen eye to detail. If you are new to landscaping, give an example from another line of work that demonstrates your ability to focus and complete tasks effectively without missing any details. "
Manager
"I have a well-honed ability to point out discrepancies in my work, and the work of my team. Being in this role for seven years has helped me to streamline many processes and avoid a lot of error. I plan to bring this same discretion with me to your organization."
Marketing
"As a marketing professional and an overall creative person, I tend to move quickly but can take count of my work and notice mistakes just as quickly. My coworkers seem to enjoy my style of work so I would say they'd have nice things to say about me and my attention to detail!"
Retail
"Before I give a customer their total, I count the lines on the POS and compare them to the items in front of me. I would never want to miss charging an item or double charging for an item as I would feel so bad. My coworkers tease me about this a little bit."
Sales
"My attention to detail is a point that I have been working on a lot this past year. I am meticulous but, in the past, have pushed my documentation back a little bit. It's something I am conscious of and continually working on."
Treasurer
"Attention to detail is vital to your role as a treasurer. You will be investing funds, advising management on policies and financial decisions as well as maintaining systems of policies and behaviors. Show off your precision and accuracy in an example like this: "When preparing forecasting reports, I am very methodical. I have a process I follow to make sure I am taking into account all the information in order to make accurate and wise recommendations."

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How would your co-workers describe your attention to detail?
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A lot but I do forget things.
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Very well, I pay attention and know the questions.
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I am a detailed oriented person, with a 90% accuracy.
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With the utmost diligence.
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It depends on the task at hand, but I would still look at detail anyway.
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Very closely. A single loose bolt can risk damaging the rest of the car, thus losing another customer.
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I pay attention to details very well.
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I pay attention to details very well.
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In this industry you can't afford not to pay 100 per cent focus on detail.
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Very closely. The customer will always notice the smallest change in their vehicle. I have to keep the vehicle in the best condition for them.
11.
I would do my best to make sure everything is done correctly and have a supervisor doulble check if their's anything that needs to be done.
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Details are everything. I pride myself in my work.
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Very well. The details is what's important when working with vehicles.
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Always pay attention what am doing.
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I very respectful and pay key attention.
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When It comes to working on cars I am very detailed when it comes to work.
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Very, if I don't get something I would always ask as I believe its better to really know what I'm doing and not make a mistake.
18.
I tend to have a great attention to detail.
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I would say I pay attention to detail well.
20.
You can not afford to pay 100 per cent to detail because if you don't eventually it wiil come back to bite you.
21.
You have blinked 72 times since the start of this interview.
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Very closely, I strive for excellence in everything I do.
23.
I pay full attention to detail to get the best result.
24.
Since I have such high expectations for my work and the results I would say I pay very good attention to detail.
25.
I think I pay good attention to details because it interests me to learn more about that part or object.
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By concentration at work.
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Very very very very very very very very very very very very very alright.
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Depends on if your boring me or not. If I'm bored I will drift off, if not I'm alright.
29.
Attention to detail is paramount.
30.
At that time we will see. I m not define.
31.
I pay very much attention to detail to avoid repeat repairs.
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Attention to detail is important to me, because without every detail mistakes can be made.
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I like to take notes so I wont forget.
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Very well so I can get the job done right the first time around.
35.
It depends what details they are, if they are needed yes but I might need reminding.
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Yes I am very detail oriented. Like, when I was working within a previouse job I was always told to keep my are clean. So what I would do was wipe down all cabinets with disinfectant make sure everything was in order, make sure all instruments were autoclaved and put in its original spot. I would also make sure the oplatory was set properly making sure their was nothing missing or out of order. Overall making sure the setting was perfect.
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It's very important to be precise as a dental assistant. Every little thing down to tooth surfaces and shade can mean a great deal.
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I always pay attention to detail. When I would open the store at culvers I always made sure that every nook and cranny was done correctly. I dont skip steps.
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I tyr to keep as organized as I can, the thing I nitpik the most with, is keeping all the cabinet and cupboards clean and orgainzed.
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While I find my self very focused on how I clean each opertory, I double check for any blood debry and anything else left in the room after each pursedure.
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Yes i'm very detail oriented. Especially for cleaning and discinfectin.
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Being a dental assistant it is very important to have attention to detail. I wouldn't call it nitpicking but rather being professional.
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When the instruments were not sterilized enough.
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Surely detailing is very imp in dental job since you are in peoples mouyth and a slight irresponsibility can cause huge and grave consequences like pulling off the wrong teeth and so on.
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Yes, when I was manager for housekeeping I would inspect patient rooms to make sure they were clean and orderly.
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When I am doing a job that has been asked of me, I strive to do it three times better than I would for myself. In my current job if she ask me to clean up the kitchen, then I would do everything from the counters, to the appliances, and the sink. I have been known to finds spots that I tend to harp on till they are removed.
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I have neevr done nitpicking.
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Yes I do pay attention to detail.No, Idonot do nitpicking.
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Yes, I often have noticed that I like to try and have everything needed at the chair side to be ready and feel I tend to beat myself up if not completely prepared.
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I was polishing a clients teeth and was having a hard time getting the distals of the molars. There were a couple tiny pieces I couldnt seem to get, even with the floss. So I went in with a sulca brush and that seemed to do the trick. I couldnt stop until it was perfect.
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Yes I am very detailed oriented, I always make sure everything is done correctly and nothing is out of place.
52.
Yes, I pay attention to detail. I find myself nitpicking temporary crowns I am constantly making sure they are perfect.
53.
I do pay attention to detail and some situations would be with cleaning and maintanence... We used to have our own roosm and even though they were basically set up the same we were responsibile for stalking and cleaning our room.. I would be nitpicky when going into the other assistants room to work and it kwasnt organized as mine was.... She was a great assistant but it drove me crazy when I had to work in her clutter.
54.
We got along great! I learned so much from him as he also taught at New York University and was a great teacher with a lot of patience.
55.
I remembered when my husband changed the position of one chair in the living room. I noticed it immediately.
56.
The dentist preferred me to just turn the barrier on chair around instead of replacing it with a new one.
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Yes I try to. I like to have everything organised and laid out.
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I nitpick about ordering details when I make online purchase to make sure there no error with transactions or delivery.
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Yes I give attention to all my work to arrenge the meterials to clean the areas, hand washand also for goodcammunicaton to my cliant.
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It is very important to be prescribe as a dental assistant. Every little thing down to tooth surfaces and shade can mean a great deal.
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Yes I do It was on extraction when I forget to handle the proper forecep.
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I do for example if an impression is not perfect I will retake the impression until I feel it is perfect or an x ray.
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Yes, I do pay attention to every detail. That is the key skill for both dentist and assistant. I need perfection for my work so I will always look thoroughly for any missing.
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I do pay attention to detail. An example of that would be when I see that a job us done "halfway" and not much effort was put into it.
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Requisitions from referring Doctors. I read and pay special attention to what the doctors request are, if not I will phone the Doctor for clarification, before proceeding with any service.
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Yes I do. I was cleaning an operatory I was wiping down making sure everything was in its place., and well just making sure everything was clean and put everything where it goes.
67.
Yes I do. I was cleaning an operatory I was wiping down making sure everything was in its place., and well just making sure everything was clean and put everything where it goes.
68.
I look out for facial expressions to know that someone is not feeling well or needs attention.
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Making a custom temporary.
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Paying attention to details is the most important thing.
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I pay very close attention to detail, One time a co-worker was not wearing gloves and it was necessary to wear gloves in the kitchen and I made sure everyone had worn gloves and washed their hands because I would not want food someone touched with their bare hands.
72.
I do try very hard to give 100 % all of the time so yes I pay close attention to detail. One time I had an impression that was just okay to me and I really just had to take it over.
73.
Following protocol for Occupation safety is my first and protecting the dentist and practice.
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I am very keen on the little details in the over-all big picture. I am well-organized and particular about aesthetics. While working in a restaurant I was most particular about the presentation of a table setting from the way the silver was arranged to the placement of chairs, all the way down to how well a cabinet which no one ever saw was organized.
75.
When something isn't made the right way I nitpick.
76.
Yes, making sure all my patients have their blood pressure taken and recorded.
77.
I pay attention to detail daily at work. For example, when I conduct personal interview I find myself very hard to please.
78.
Surely detailing is important in dental job, since we work in patient mouth, a slight irresponsibility will make a huge and grave consequences like pulling off the wrong teeth and so on.
79.
I pay attention to detail. I find myself nitpicking the tile work I did in my own home. always wishing I knew then what I know now to make those corrections.
80.
Aesthetics on a temporary crown.
81.
Yes. My husband is a lot manager at a car lot and he will also detail cars for customers at home. He doesn't always like it when I help because I will see things that he might miss and no matter how small the detail is I will fix it or show him so he can sometimes it takes a lot longer than expected because of it.
82.
Yes I pay attention to detail I probably have a bit of OCD so I will like things to be done properly and wont finish a job until its done properly. Nitpicking something was as recently as cleaning my oven and wanting it perfect.
83.
I pay very close attention to detail. From something as small as typing errors, to things like making sure my area is set up correctly.
84.
Yes. When I was working as a Dental Assistant in the Philippines, I took an impression for my Pedo patient, it seemed that the rugae and other tissues were not perfect, so I ended up retaking for 3 times for me to get extra points.
85.
Yes, I am detail oriented person, weather it is laboratory work, front desk, sterilization and disinfecting of dental equipments or set up for patients. I always try to make it perfact.
86.
Yes, I pay close attention to detail. When I was assisting in Orthodontics, there was an assistant there that was not practicing infection control. She was assisting a few dentists without her lab coat and was collecting used instruments without wearing gloves.
87.
Yes, I do pay attention to detail. I love to sew, and when I'm embroidering something, for example cross stitching a handkerchief, I always make sure I make my stitches as even and as acurate as possible, because I know that if I'm even 1mm off, it will throw the entire design off. But I also make sure I don't go too far. I made a lace shirt once, and I had just finished it and was wearing it around the house to show my parents and it caught on the back of the garage door and ripped. I considered undoing the entire thing and replacing the whole panel, but it wasn't worth it to undo everything for one small rip. So instead I cut out a peice of lace from some scraps I had left over that was exactly the right size, and I hand stitched it in exactly where it fit so it blended perfectly and was the join was almost invisible. So I ended up saving myself a lot of time and effort for a result that was very nearly as good as redoing the entire shirt.
88.
Yes specially in maintaning Infection Control. This is important to prevent cross infection. Also in pt. Appointment and Instruction like take home meds. And interventions.
89.
Yes I do pay attention to detail in order to do my job right without mistake and there wasn't a sitaution I nitpicking.
90.
I pay very close to detail. I like to have all of my things in my home in perfect order. My entire closet is organized by shirt/pants type and size.
91.
Dentist are all about details. Shade for a filing, was not right color.
92.
During my time working as a cleaner I would double check my work often to make sure I did not miss anything.
93.
I am very detail oriented. Especially in cleaning and sterilisation.
94.
Yes I am detail oriented, especially cleaning and sterlisation.
95.
I feel I do pay attention to detail. Being detailed oriented is important with patients because if your not something might go wrong.
96.
Yes, when I am clean my floors at home I make sure I sweep, and vacuum before I mop my floors, other wise I feel unsatisfied with the job I did.
97.
I am detail orientated, I like things organised properly and put back where found them, everything needs t be in order.
98.
I pay allot of attention to detail, sometimes this can be a flaw as I loose time. I have caught myself on occasion checking over and over notes that I have made even after I have read them more than twice and am happy with what has been documented. I still have to have those extra glances back.
99.
Going back over a room that was going to be given to a new patient, making sure nothing was left out and the patient had everything they needed. Making sure the setting was perfect.
100.
Yes! I like to have everything organize, on the Dental Program they gave us the universal set up instruments and I always like to have them in their spot, in a clean area, and make sure the instruments were all complete all the time.
101.
I nitpick on cleanliness if your going to clean something clean it right no one wants to see blood or tissue somewhere that's supposed to be clean.

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