1023. Tell me about a time you showed altruism

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Can you share an example of a situation where you went out of your way to help someone without expecting anything in return?

Skill Accessed
  • 1. Altruism : Assesses the candidate's capacity for selflessness and willingness to help others.

  • 2. Empathy : Evaluates how the candidate can relate to and understand others' feelings and perspectives.

  • 3. Team Collaboration : Measures the candidate's ability to work cohesively with a team and contribute positively.

  • 4. Problem-solving : Analyzes the candidate's approach to addressing someone else's challenges or needs, often unexpectedly.

Purpose
  • 1. Team Fit : Determines if the candidate is likely to be a cooperative and contributing member of the team.

  • 2. Values Alignment : Checks if the candidate’s personal values align with the organization's culture and ethical standards.

  • 3. Emotional Intelligence : Insights into the candidate's emotional intelligence and their ability to navigate interpersonal relationships.

  • 4. Prospective Contribution : Assesses how the candidate's personal qualities might positively impact the workplace environment.


Hints
  • 1. Consider situations outside workplace : Think of examples not just from professional life but also from your personal life or volunteer work where you have shown altruism.

  • 2. Impact emphasis : Highlight the effects of your actions on others and any outcomes that demonstrate the positive impact of your altruism.

  • 3. Underlying motivation : Reflect on what drives you to act altruistically and be prepared to discuss your internal motivations.

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Topics: 
Teamwork
Culture Fit
Roles: 
Software Engineer
Companies: 
Meta
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