How to Answer the Job Interview Question Have you ever had a problem with a supervisor?

How to Answer the Job Interview Question Have you ever had a problem with a supervisor?


Interview questions are asked to uncover a particular skill, quality or experience from the interviewee. The reason why many job applicants fail during the job interview is because they don’t understand what it is the interviewer wants to hear.

In this article we have broke down what the interviewer is looking for in a perfect job interview answer and to help you create the perfect answer we have recorded an example answer



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Interview Question:

Have you ever had a problem with a supervisor?

Explanation of the Question:


This could be a trap-they want to see if you will speak ill of a pass employer.  Start by explaining that “you have always worked well with your supervisors”, if they push this question, continue by giving an answer along the lines of this:

Interview questions and answers

Example Interview Answer

“The only thing I can think off is when I was asked by a supervisor to complete a task, and I already had a task that needed completing by a certain deadline. My supervisor was a little stressed but we prioritized the work and got both jobs done on time”



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