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What kind of people do you enjoy working with?

1 of 12 Job Satisfaction Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on February 3rd, 2019 | 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

Company culture is a significant factor when looking for a new position. Talk to the interviewer about the types of personalities with which you best work. Be sure to remain positive and avoid using this as an opportunity to speak poorly of previous colleagues.

Think of a few traits that co-workers should have, and include that in your answer. Such as, motivated to succeed, enjoys collaborating with others, and passionate about their careers.

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"I best enjoy working with driven individuals, people who are positive, energetic, and take accountability for their work. I do have the ability to work with a large variety of individuals; however, these are the ideal traits I would see in future colleagues."

Admin
Answer example

"I like to work in a friendly environment where my co-workers are cordial, professional, and organized."

Manager
Answer example

"I love working with fellow creatives who have little inhibitions when it comes to pitching ideas."

Marketing
Answer example

"I work best with people who have a strong work ethic. Every project goes smoother when you have dedicated people on your team!"

Retail
Answer example

"I enjoy working with people who are driven to succeed, but not at the expense of others. I want to be around people who pick each other up and keep the team moving."

Sales
Answer example

"I enjoy working with individuals who work hard and love what they do. Being surrounded by passionate people motivates me."

Teacher
Answer example

"I most enjoy working with driven educators who are focused and have an empathetic heart for their students. How would you describe the environment and culture at your school?"

Daycare Worker
Answer example

"I best enjoy working with driven individuals, people who are positive, energetic, and take accountability for their actions. I do have the ability to work with a large variety of individuals; however, these are the ideal traits I would like to see in future colleagues."

Heavy Equipment Operator
Answer example

"I best enjoy working with individuals who are driven, positive, energetic, and take accountability for their work. I do have the ability to work with a large variety of individuals; however, these are the ideal traits I would see in future colleagues."

Volunteer
Answer example

"My favorite type of person to work with is the person who loves what they do! I love people who are compassionate and enjoy helping each other out. With volunteering, we are all working together to help achieve a better good and these are the types of people whom I like to achieve that with."

Bacteriology Technician
Answer example

"Since I have various hobbies and interests, I've found that I'm able to get along with all personality types, but I really love working with positive-minded individuals that are driven and enjoy inspiring others."

Medical Manager
Answer example

"The diversity of people that I get to work with is one thing I love about the healthcare industry. I like the idea of being in a career that challenges me to learn and grow. I believe we all have something that we can contribute to others and I like to embrace the diversity among those that I work with."

Written by:

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.
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.
First written on: 01/08/2017
Last modified on: 02/03/2019

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