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When have you shown great integrity at work?

10 Answer Examples

By: Rachelle Enns

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
Answer example

"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
Answer example

"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 an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
First written on: 01/07/2017
Last modified on: 08/19/2018

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