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"How would your co-workers describe you?"

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Alternative ways of asking this question

  • What do your co-workers think about you?
  • What would your co-workers say about you?
  • How do your co-workers see you?

Why would an interviewer ask you this question?

Are you willing to see things from another’s perspective about your work performance? Do you try to step on other people’s toes in order to get where you want to go? How are you really perceived in the workplace? The interviewer is trying to get you to understand what qualities serve as assets in the workplace. They want to know what your strengths and weaknesses are, and what you can do to strive towards improvement.

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