Tell about a time when you demonstrated leadership.

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Interviewer: Tell about a time when you demonstrated leadership.

Jon: When I was working at a retail store as a clerk, one time I had to be the leader. Our manager told the staff that we had to reorganize the store, but our manager didn't give us a lot of directions. Everybody was hesitant and didn't know what to do. So, I took charge and started organizing the staff into groups and assigning tasks to different groups. Everybody followed me and the work was completed well and on time.

Interviewer: Do you feel comfortable being in a leadership role?

Jon: Absolutely. I have no problem being a leader if that is what I need to do. But I also have no problem following orders. I just want to do what is best for the company.

Interviewer: It sounds like you are a real team player.

Jon: I try to be.

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