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What is your personal mission statement?

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    What is your personal mission statement?

      The interviewer would like to know if you have a personal motto or mantra. Not everyone has a mission statement or personal mantra just off the cuff. In business, especially when entering leadership, this is an important question to ponder. Do you have a quote that inspires you or a saying that you grew up with that resonates with you?

      Rachelle's Answer

      "My mantra is that 'people who shine from within do not need the spotlight.' I feel that it is incredibly necessary to be a humble leader and I take this mission statement very seriously. I want my team to be in the spotlight rather than being the kind of leader that takes the credit for good work."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Admin interview

      "My mission is to give my best 100% of the time. It's important to me that I have a great reputation in this industry through hard work and a positive attitude."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Manager interview

      "I heard a funny mantra the other day, 'I want to be the kind of person my dog already thinks I am.' As cute as it is, it is true. I want to be kind-hearted to my employees, understanding, and reliable."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Marketing interview

      "My mission is always to be a woman in business that others can look up to. It is important to me that I create a legacy of integrity."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Retail interview

      "My mission statement is to love myself first, stick up for others, and make the world a better place than it was when I arrived here. I am big on mindfulness, and this mental shift in me has made me a better person."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Sales interview

      "I live to serve others. That is my mission. I want my customers to be aware that I care about the success of their business and will do what it takes to ensure they are lucrative. Are these qualities that you are looking for in your next hire?"

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Teacher interview

      "My mission statement is to remain humble and remember that there are always lessons for me to learn, even as an educator. With this mentality, I open myself up to learning lessons from my students rather than just being there to teach them."

      Rachelle's Answer
       for a Residency interview

      "My personal mantra is that 'people who shine from within do not need the spotlight.' I feel that it is incredibly important to be a humble caretaker and I take this mission statement very seriously. I want my team to be in the spotlight rather than being the kind of physician that takes credit for all of the good work."

      Heather's Answer
       for a Dental Laboratory Technician interview

      "My mantra is that 'people who shine from within do not need the spotlight.' I feel that it is incredibly necessary to be a humble leader and I take this mission statement very seriously. I want my team to be in the spotlight rather than being the kind of leader that takes credit for good work."