How to describe a difficult problem and how you dealt with it on an interview
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This question is sure to come up and though the interviewer asked how "you" dealt with or solved the problem, he really wants to hear how you worked with a team of people to solve a problem. This is a problem solving question that tests your critical thinking skills and is looking for two pieces of information: Your definition of difficult and how you handled the situation.
This is a great question for showing that you are creative and capable problem solver. You should have at least one of these stories ready to go that will make you look good (it's okay to brag a little in an interview), but having a few of them will allow you to further expand on the question. Try to avoid co-worker related problems unless you had to fire someone.
The interviewer does not want to hear how you fixed a light bulb or un-jammed the copy machine. A good team player example is the best way to answer this question.
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