HOW TO GET AHEAD: TALK IT UP - Tackling those tricky interview questions. This week: ’Are you a team player?’

Another pointless query which barely merits an answer. It’s the employer’s version of the phrase that crops up on CVs: ’I work well as an individual or as part of a team.’ What team? Not the England cricket team, let’s hope. Unless you want to admit to being a loner or a loose cannon, the only answer is, ’Yes’, followed by, ’I find input from others highly motivating.’

Another pointless query which barely merits an answer. It’s the

employer’s version of the phrase that crops up on CVs: ’I work well as

an individual or as part of a team.’ What team? Not the England cricket

team, let’s hope. Unless you want to admit to being a loner or a loose

cannon, the only answer is, ’Yes’, followed by, ’I find input from

others highly motivating.’



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