Tell me about the best manager you ever had.

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Interviewer: Tell me about the best manager you have ever had.

Tina: The best manager that I have ever had was Mary Washington. She was my manager at my first job and everybody liked and respected her. Not only was she smart and talented, but she was also kind.

Interviewer: What do you think made her such an effective manager?

Tina: She was a great communicator. She was able to explain her goals and ideas clearly to the staff and everybody knew what was expected of them. But Mary Washington was also a great listener. If an employee had an idea, suggestion, or complaint, she would always listen and discuss the issue with the employee.

Interviewer: What was the most important thing that you learned from her?

Tina: I would say that the most important thing that I learned from her was how to deal with people. If you listen to other people and speak to them honestly and respectfully, then you can make strong relationships.

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