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Tips on Answering Interview Questions About Being a Team Player

thebalancecareers.com

A team player

Very few employees work in a vacuum. When an interviewer asks if you are a team player, they really want to know whether you can work with others and get along with them.

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First, research the role and the company to make sure you understand what teamwork looks like at this particular organization.

Then, consider how you can best contribute to a team.

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  • Stick With Recent Examples: Relaying outdated examples don't usually grab attention.
  • Blow Your Own Horn: Pick an experience that shows how you contributed to a team that achieved spectacular results.
  • Consider Relevance: Choose an example that's most relev...

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  • Don’t Say That You Prefer to Work Alone: Instead, find ways in which you excel at working with others.
  • Make Sure Your Body Language Is Consistent With Your Story: Make sure you’re sitting up straight and making the right amount of eye contact with the interviewer.

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