12. Describe how you handled a disagreement with a supervisor

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Disagreements with supervisors can be delicate. Describe a time when you disagreed with a supervisor and how you resolved the situation.

Skill Accessed
  • 1. Conflict resolution : The ability to resolve disagreements effectively and maintain good relationships

  • 2. Communication : Clearly and respectfully conveying your points and understanding others

  • 3. Professionalism : Maintaining a professional demeanor during conflicts

  • 4. Emotional intelligence : Being aware of and controlling one's emotions and understanding the emotions of others

Purpose
  • 1. Evaluating Conflict Management Skills : Understanding how the candidate deals with conflicts in a professional setting

  • 2. Assessing Communication Skills : Judging how well the candidate communicates during a disagreement

  • 3. Understanding Emotional Intelligence : Determining the candidate's ability to manage their emotions and understand the emotions of others during conflicts

  • 4. Judging Professionalism : Evaluating how professionally the candidate behaves under pressure


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  • 1. Stay positive : Keep a constructive tone and focus on the resolution rather than the conflict

  • 2. Highlight teamwork : Show how you worked towards a solution that benefits both parties

  • 3. Demonstrate learning : Discuss what you learned from the experience and how it has influenced your professional relationships

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