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Listening to instructions and assimilating facts swiftly are key components to an efficient worker. Tell the interviewer that you believe a good listener is one that has great communication skills. Tell the interviewer how you interact with your coworkers as well as your patients.
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"I've been told by my patients that they appreciate my listening skills. I take a few extra minutes to hear their concerns and relay them to the Dr. By effectively listening and displaying clear communication skills it puts the patients mind at ease."

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User-Submitted Answers

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I would rate my listening skills a 10 because I am a great listener and I am able to follow procedures well.
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Tell us about yourself?
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I listen very well. If focused I am great.
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Very good I always do what I am told as soon as I can.
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I would rate my skills of listening as a 8 making sure I understand everything thats important.
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In this line of work you have to listen to the patient to understand what the symptoms are.
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10 I tend to be an attentive person and always take instructions well.
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I have been told I have great listening skills. I really take what the patient was to say into consideration and love to here what they have to say.
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I would say that over the years working as an assistant I have develope an excellent ability to listen carefully to instruction.
10.
Excellent, I pride myself on my active listening skills.
11.
I am a detailed and attentive person and rate them above average.
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My listening skills are very good, I listen to the pt to understand what symptoms they have so I can then repeat them to the dr. I am also attentive and take instructions well with following through when asked.
13.
Pretty good! listening and observing are my great strengths.
14.
I would say my listening skills are strategically great! 10! its important to listen so you dont mess anything up. Might lead to some consequences.
15.
I always make sure that I listened carefully and make sure that I understand everything. I would rate my listening skills above average.
16.
Very well, I am a great listener who follows instructioms once shown.
17.
I would say that I have very good listening skills.
18.
I would say that I have strong listening skills which is important as the patients always come first.
19.
I am an extremely good listener. I have learned through the years it is of utmost importantance to have good listening skills in this field.
20.
I would rate my listening skills at about an eight.
21.
I am very good at listening its actually a skill required for nursing for a smooth running of the procedure.
22.
I would rate my listening skills a 9/10. I follow directions and ask questions if something is unclear.
23.
Very high! having been a waitress for so long, you have to be able to carefully listen and communicate with customers to ensure service runs smoothly.
24.
Ten out of ten because before I do something I always wantto know what th etask is properly before I start it in order for me to achieve my best.
25.
Overall 9/10 because I am not a perfect human being but I am good listener and fast learner.
26.
G I am a good listener with a sympathetic ear.
27.
I am a very good listener. There are many patients that love to share their stories. Conversation with your patients creates a bond and a trust between one another which is very important for your clientele.
28.
From a scale of 1-10 a 10. I pay a lot of attention to detail to prevent messing up.
29.
I am very good at listening.
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10, I am a great listener.
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I would say that I am an excellent listener. I believe that it is important to hear the whole situtation before any type of action is taken.
32.
Very good I like to listen actively without interuption.
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10/10 I am able to listen to and absorb information to relay back to other team members later if needed.
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I would rate my listening skills very high because I like to help customers with whatever they need and to help them feel more comfortable. Listening very closely helps my figure out ways to resolve the situation.
35.
Great, I take notes and ask question.
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I am a great listener I can understand the various POV others are coming from and I am mindful of them.
37.
Pretty good. I was always the person since I was a kid that would focus on the person speaking, and really hear what they had to say.
38.
On a scale from 1- 10, I would rate my listening skills an 8. I would ask whomever is speaking to me is it okay if they can repeat their statement.
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I would rate my listening skills a 10 from 1-10. Specially in an important situation.
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I always listen carefully.
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On a scale of 1 to 10 - a 9 rating.
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I don t have a problem with listening so I think is a good.
43.
Excellen listening skills. It is important to listen to the patient to understand their needs. It is also important to listen to staff members to be able to work together with cohesion.
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A solid 10 I listen and take in anything I am being taught.
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I have very good listening skills. I enjoy listening to others as everyone one has different stories to tel, and listening enables to be understand what another persons needs are.
46.
8 sometimes its hard to hear things over the equiptent :0)
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I would rate my listening skills 10 out of 10
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I am very tuned in to listening and hearing what the patient needs and wants.
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If out of 10 I have to rate it, I would rate it 9/10
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I would say a 9 out of 1o.
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Excellent, I pay close attention to details.
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I believe I am an excellent listener.
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I believe I have fantastic listening skills. I believe the best way to get a job done right is to listen to the task given well. It saves time and mistakes.
54.
Very good! About a 9 I love to listen!
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I would rate my listening skills on a scale of 1-10 a 9. I say this because its not only just listening, its also remembering what was said.
56.
I would rate my listening skills very highly. I like to take in as much information as I can so I can do the best of my ability to do the best job I can.
57.
I would rate my listening skills highly. I'm the type of person that needs wants to know what's going on so listening to what others have to say not only helps them, but helps me too.
58.
I'm a very good listener and I know it's important to ask open ended questions and spend more time listening to the patient talk than talking yourself. I also pay lots of attention when receiving instructions to make sure that I can follow the directions properly.
59.
I am a very good listener. I would give myself a 4 out of 5. Only because my attentiveness goes down slightly when chaos is happening around me.
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I would rate my listening my listening skills a 10/10. I am hard worker and a dedicated listener.
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From one to ten I would say 9. I am very good listener.
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I would rate it at 10. Anything a patient needs or wants, I will try my best to make it happen.
63.
I rate it excellent because I like to respond back to what I just heard.
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Highly. I feel like God gave me two ears and one mouth for a reason!
65.
I would rate my listening skills as excellent because I listen fully to what others have to say before I respond.
66.
I have a slight hearing loss so that may possible be an issue at times.
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Give importance to speaker.
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I always take the time to listen to both patients and co-workers and respond accordingly.
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I listen and respond very well. I would say that my listening skills are excellent.
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Very well but I prefer to be showed how to do things and learn hands on.
71.
I believe that I am a very strong active listener. In my current job, I have to utilize this skill when working with customers because they often times have complex and difficult issues that require great listening skills and problem solving skills. I always take the time to listen to a customer's needs entirely before endeavoring to solve the problem, as this can make my job a little easier once I have all of the information I need.
72.
My listening skills are good. 10/10
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I would rate them an 8, although they are not perfect, I am able to listen effectively while working on something else.
74.
Pretty well. I previously worked with many different dentists in which I always ensured to listen closely to what they were asking or what they were telling me as I never wanted them to have to repeat themselves as this could become quite stressful in a busy environment. I would take important phone calls from patients, staff, and anyone else would have to ensure I listened closely to enable notes to be passed onto the dentist.
75.
Very good, I pay attention to detail and follow through with procedures.
76.
I would rate my listening skills to be proficient.
77.
I am a very detailed and attentive person and rate them above average.
78.
Very high. I always pay attention to detail.
79.
I take diresction very well.
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I would rate them A nine because because I know how important listening is, to be able to properly do my job.
81.
I am an active listener. I am an empathizer, and I know when and how to pay attention to clues.
82.
I would rate my listening skills at a nine on a scale of one to ten.
83.
I would say I am a very good listener.
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I would rate them as an 8 I would have questions to ask if I need to have my instructions put out in words more clearly.
85.
I would rate my listening skills at the top because I am committed to listening to and understanding instructions I am given and I am not afraid to ask for clarification when needed.
86.
I am a very good listener.
87.
I am always eager to learn so I definitely like to listen as closely as I can to make sure I obtain the correct details.
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I'm a good listener I follow the conversation between dentist and patient which enables me to set up equipment if needed and know the next step always being one step ahead.
89.
I am a very active listener.
90.
I would rate my listening skills 10/10. If you asked me to do something I will try to do it as quickly and efficiently to the best of my ability.
91.
Um.. On a scale of 1-10 I can honestly say 8
92.
I am a good listener because I want to make sure I understand completely before I make a decision.
93.
My listening skills are above average, I tend to be a better listener than talker.
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With 10 being the highest a 10
95.
I am an excellent listener. I would like to think that it is one of my best skills.
96.
Very good, I tend to listen to instructions carefully.
97.
On a scale 1-10 id rate myself a 10 on listening.
98.
I would say very good. I will try to follow every instruction or rule exactly. I'm very detail oriented.
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I would rate them as a 10
100.
I would rate them fairly high. I am a great listener, but I like for things to be confirmed a few times.
101.
I would rate my listening skills a 10.
102.
Hearing and listening are different I
103.
My listening skills are about a 10. I feel confident that I am a good listener.
104.
I would say I am usually an attentive listener.
105.
Since I am a talkative person myself I think I would give my listening skills a 7
106.
I would rate them as pretty good I often repeat in my own words what has been said if a patient is asking something I will ask the dentist to speak up though as leaning forwarding looking inside a patients mouth can mean there voice is slighlty muffled.
107.
I would rate them at a 9. I have my off days and nor am I perfect.
108.
10 I listen and if I have questions I ask.
109.
Definitely a 10 on a scale of 1-10.
110.
I would rate my listening skills about a 8. I may not hear you at first, but I will ask once more just to make sure I know.
111.
I would give myself a 8 out of 10
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10. I am a very good listener.
113.
I am a very good listener. Not only as an employee but as a friend too.
114.
I listen with empathy by aknowledging the feelings of the person I am talking too. I make sure that I understand the conversation and I truly listen with a heart to fully understand what the person is trying to say. With the people at work like my co-workers, I listen attentively and let's say I am confused or I misunderstood something or I forgot something or I am not so sure about what the person has just said, I always ask questions to make sure we are on the same page.
115.
10/10. Listening is pretty important skill to have.
116.
I am very attentive. I follow directions very well.
117.
I believe I have extraordinary listening skills.
118.
I listen quite well. I would say on a scale of 1-10 I have an 8 or 9.
119.
On a scale of 1 to 10, a 10
120.
On a scale of 1-10, I would say 10 for the main reason I want to make sure I get and understand every detail. So my question to you would be can I carry a little 3x5 notepad to jot down note so I dont forget? I'm sure there will be lots of questions that I will need to ask.
121.
I don't have a problem with my listening.
122.
Attenitive and above average.
123.
I am a great listener I think I would rate myself at an 8.
124.
Very good. I usually have to fill in the blanks for other listeners in a group.
125.
100% it's the only way you can find out how a person feels and relate to them.
126.
I believe I'm a really great listener, I care about what people have to say.
127.
I would say there quite proficient.
128.
I must listen in order to make my patient feel more at ease. I know I am a great listener.
129.
I'm very good at listening.