What types of personalities do you work with best?
Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Social Studies Teacher interview
Think about the work environment you thrive in. What do you need to be successful? People who motivate you and encourage you to be the best version of yourself always makes a difference in the workplace.
Give an example from your experience of people you either currently work with or have worked with in the past that help you stay motivated and keep going, even during stressful times.
Basic answer example
"Although I am excited about this new opportunity, I am sad to leave my current job because I work with such a tight group. My coworkers and I encourage and motivate each other, and we all have a strong work ethic and strive to keep the environment positive and upbeat."
Entry Level answer example
"I work best with people who are positive, driven, and committed to making every day their best day. I am a very positive person and work best with those who see the brighter side of things, most of the time. Would you say this is the type of work environment here?"
Experienced answer example
"I understand that your work environment is very collaborative. I come from a similar environment and found that I could be very productive when there was the "buzz" of a motivated team around me. I can also be productive in quieter environments although that isn't my preference."