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When have you shown great integrity at work?

1 of 15 Honesty Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on August 19th, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
How to Answer

The interviewer would like to know about a time when you have shown high levels of integrity on the job. Integrity is best displayed through honesty and consistent moral values. Talk to the interviewer about the ways that you show your integrity in the workplace.

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"In my last position, I was responsible for the cash deposit on a daily basis. There was never a discrepancy, in the four years that I worked there. I best show my integrity by being a consistently reliable employee."

Admin
Answer example

"I show integrity every day at work by being my true self. The "me" that you see at work is the "me" that my family and friends get. I am an honest and genuine person."

Manager
Answer example

"Integrity is fundamental to me. I was once given credit for a report that I did not create. I did present the report, but one of my staff members had put it together for me. I made sure to show thanks for the compliment and alert everyone to its creator. I took my subordinate out to lunch later for making me look good."

Marketing
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"I show great integrity by delivering my projects to my clients when I say that I will. Nobody likes to be left hanging and I feel that is part of what gives me such an amazing reputation in the industry."

Retail
Answer example

"Honesty and integrity are two values at the center of my being. I like to think I practice this in the workplace by always doing the right thing by the company, its customers, and its people."

Sales
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"I show integrity every day when I am creating proposals and giving quotes. My high level of integrity shines through in my work which is why I have an 89% referral rating - the highest in the company."

Teacher
Answer example

"I work with children, and so I have to be aware of the example that I am. This idea means being integral at all times. Even when you think that nobody is watching - they are!"

Police Dispatcher
Answer example

"In my last position, I was responsible for the cash deposit on a daily basis. There was never a discrepancy, in the 4 years that I worked there. I best show my integrity by being a consistently reliable employee."

911 Dispatcher
Answer example

"Honesty and integrity are two values at the center of my being. I like to think I practice this in the workplace by always doing the right thing during every call that I take."

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Answer example

"I have never had a complaint or a discrepancy, in the four years that I have worked as a nurse. I best show my integrity by being a consistently reliable healthcare professional."

Written by:

Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
First written on: 01/07/2017
Last modified on: 08/19/2018

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