Yes, I am very much a team player. In fact, I have had opportunities in my work, school and athletics to develop my skills as a team player.
Emphasize teamwork behavioral examples and focus on your openness to diversity of backgrounds. Talk about the strength of the team above the individual. And note that this question may be used as a lead in to questions around how you handle conflict within a team, so be prepared.
While team players are supposed to be work in harmony, it is a fact that they can have issues with other team members, who are basically their colleagues. If you have had issues with other teammate, it is best to tell the truth to the employer and to explain the situation honestly.
give an example:
“I have had an issue with a peer , like it is common in a professional workforce. However, I have always endeavored to solve the problems, without the repercussions coming up, or even other team members. I always believe that conversation is the best way to solve any issues, and I have always had dialogues with any peer who has had an issue with me. I consider his point of view and the project goals before I take the conversation ahead.”
Applicant should be prepared to push for a situation where all members pool their knowledge, take steps to ensure all members pull their weight, and create a working environment that will improve their efficiency.
Applicant should be prepared to nurture and recognize team efforts and not behave in a narcissistic manner.
Applicant should values working relationships, understand how important working relationships are for the company, and be prepared to work at making the relationship function well.
Focus on two words: leadership and vision.
Here is a sample of how to respond:
The key quality in a successful manager should be leadership--the ability to be the visionary for the people who are working under them. The person who can set the course and direction for subordinates. The highest calling of a true leader is inspiring others to reach the highest of their abilities. I'd like to tell you about a person whom I consider to be a true leader. Then give an example of someone who has touched your life and how their impact has helped in your personal development.
only on the way to express our things,ideas,views
Being a project leader in a team is a position full of responsibility as it that gives the employee a chance to achieve his professional ambitions.
Therefore, the candidate should be sure that a sense of responsibility is sent across in the reply:
“As a project leader, I have had a varied experience of dealing with project issues. Whenever I have faced a problem that requires a solution, I collected the data related to the issue, figured out the causes, consulted with team members for solutions and when having a neutral view of the issue, I have tried to resolve it in such a manner that I will continue keeping a keen eye on the problem solution and the betterment of the product.”
Applicant should have the capacity to work as a team member and as an individual. They should also recognize the importance of their contributions.
Applicant should be aware of the recognition of a shared purpose, should understand the importance of collaboration, and be able to pool his/her resources.
Choose a team (or a task group) that you had been assigned to or a teamwork that you had participated in your previous job and describe a leading project.
Make sure that your answer is a crisp and quick run through of your task group participation and gives the interviewer a broad idea of your value addition and job execution as a team worker.
You may include: the way the team monitor tasks and duties for achieving the project goals and how you’ve effectively interacted with other team members on a constant basis to achieve these goals.
Applicant should have the skills to confront and clarify without being confrontational. They should be actively prepared to make a full contribution to the project.