When was a time that you had a disagreement with a co-worker?

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Interviewer: When was a time that you had a disagreement with a co-worker?

Kevin: At my last job, a co-worker and I had a disagreement about who was in charge of a project. The project was unique because it required the marketing team and the finance team to work closely together. This caused some difficulties at first because the roles for each department and each individual were not clearly defined.

Interviewer: So, what did you do to solve this issue?

Kevin: Once I realized that it was a major problem, I asked the top members of the finance and marketing teams to have a meeting. I told them what would be discussed at the meeting beforehand so everyone could think about it and come to the meeting prepared. We discussed the project in detail at the meeting and decided on roles and responsibilities for each team. After that, the project went well.

Interviewer: That's great to hear. Were there any difficulties assigning the tasks?

Kevin: There were only minor disagreements. But you know what they say, a good compromise is when both sides are unsatisfied.

Interviewer: That is very true.

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