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Have you ever worked with people who have diverse backgrounds or beliefs?

1 of 29 Veterinarian Interview Questions and Answers Written by Darby Faubion

Updated on December 18th, 2018 |
How to Answer

Some people are intimidated when faced with learning new cultures and beliefs, but any career working in the public is likely to create an opportunity or necessity to do so. It is crucial for you to be willing to accept diversity while performing your job responsibly. The interviewer wants to know that you are open to being supportive of those from diverse backgrounds and that you will be able to be a leader by example for others working with you.

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General
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"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."

Entry Level
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"I was afforded the opportunity to meet people from different cultures, religions, and professional backgrounds throughout college. It gave me an eye-opening experience of how many wonderful people there are!"

Experienced
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"Yes, I have worked with people from diverse backgrounds. I think one of the great things about the healthcare industry is that we have people from all backgrounds and walks of life who come together with the common interest of caring for animals. I try to take advantage of opportunities to meet people and learn about them as much as possible."

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Darby Faubion
Darby Faubion has been a Nurse and Allied Health Educator for over twenty years. She has clinical experience in several specialty areas including pediatrics, medical-surgical, critical care, and hospice. She has assisted in developing curriculum for nursing programs and has instructed nursing students at both the community college and university levels. Darby's passion is nursing education. She has used that passion as her driving force to become a test-taking strategist and prep coach. She has coached nursing graduates across the United States as they have prepared to take and pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). In addition to her role as a healthcare educator, Darby also authors a blog that is devoted to helping victims of domestic violence learn how to recover and live a life free from abuse. She is also a contributing author to online sources of continuing education for nurses and healthcare associates.
First written on: 01/07/2015
Last modified on: 12/18/2018
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