With the changing times, all companies are giving a higher regard to an ethical workplace and work environment.
Today, being ethical and hiring people with strong ethics is something that is appreciated on a global level. Because the concept of ethics is so widespread, it goes without saying that questions related to ethics will be asked during interviews.
Typical job interview questions may be – “describe your work ethics, your philosophy towards work or describe your integrity, personality and work attitude”
How would you describe your work ethic? Interview Question and Answer
Here is a brief list of some work ethic interview questions and how to answer them:
Why Should a Person Have Work Ethics?
Work ethics are very important part of our personal as well as professional life.
With the proper work ethics, a person becomes more responsible and focused towards his/her job. The person also cultivates a sense of achievement around his work. This definitely has some positive effects on his/her career growth as well as the progress of the company.
What are the most important ethics in the workplace?
The term ethics and ethics at the workplace are two different concepts, and therefore may confuse the interviewee.
The term work ethics means how one looks at his job and what he expects from their job, and how he would go ahead with their profession. The term ethics in the work place means the positive aspects that make the work force of the company, like honesty, integrity, dedication, determination, commitment, etc.
Therefore, when asked about your ethics, you should speak about how you would implement your work and speak how working in a position that satisfies you would ensure that you will be more productive and therefore improve current job performance.
Some noticeable important workplace ethics are reliability, integrity, commitment and basic social skills. Other work ethics that are required in any profession are diligence, self responsibility and initiation.
What do you consider to be your most important work ethic?
There are several work ethics and each of them is as important as the other. However, if the interview poses a question about which work ethic would be considered the most important by; you can say that you consider self responsibility and hard working (dedication) to the most important. Self responsibility is most important because it is one of the core work ethics. Also, if a person has self responsibility and works hard to achieve goals, it is beneficial to the company as well as the person, simply because the company would not have to spend resources keeping an eye on the person as the employee would work well.
Describe Three Work Ethics values that you have
There are several work ethics that are important for the success and progress of the company as well as the individual.
Apart from the core ethics mentioned above, one can also talk about – honesty, positive attitude and some other important work ethics like – integrity and accountability. The accountability should be three tiered towards the clients, the company and towards oneself; only then one can work in a conscientious manner.