What kind of people do you enjoy working with?
This question has been answered 9 times by professional recruiters and hiring managers. View their answers below.
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.
Admin answer example
"I like to work in a friendly environment where my co-workers are cordial, professional, and organized."
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.”
Basic 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."
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."
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."
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."