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"Tell me about a conflict you've faced at work, and how you dealt with it."

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  • Tell me about a time where you had to deal with conflict on the job.

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The interviewer is looking to see what level of interpersonal communication skills you have and how you handle yourself in conflict resolution. They are looking to see how diplomatic you are, if you are an office gossip, or if you put blame on other people rather than taking personal responsibility.

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