37. Employees should do what is requested of them at work
Employees should do more than what is requested of them at work
SLM: Employees should do more than what is requested of them at work
Choosing “somewhat like me” shows you think employees should exceed responsibilities at work when they are able to. It is fair to say it is difficult to exceed responsibilities during busy times with tight deadlines, therefor would be unrealistic to expect.
38. I do not like a job where my daily performance is tracked
I would not oppose having my performance monitored daily
SLM: I would not oppose having my performance monitored daily
A Mail Handler is expected to work well independently while performing various duties without supervision. By selecting “somewhat like me”, that shows you have confidence in your ability to perform with or without a supervisor monitoring your work daily.
39. I enjoy my work duties to change often
I prefer to perform the same duties at work
SLM: I enjoy my work duties to change often
A candidate for this role should enjoy change yet also perform routine work well. Choosing “Somewhat like me” shows you like working on different tasks without asserting that you only like a variety of work that changes often.
40. I work better in a calm work environment
I work better when it is very busy
SLM: I work better when it is very busy
This position can be demanding, especially during busy mailing seasons. A good candidate for this role should be able to work fast and efficiently. Choosing “somewhat like me” shows that you perform well in a fast-paced environment without giving the impression that you only prefer to work when it’s very busy.
41. All company policies should be followed
Only some rules and guidelines need to be followed MLM: All company policies should be followed
Associates are expected to follow all rules and policies. It is important to show that you follow directions and know the significance of the rules set in place.
42. You gain success by being lucky and working hard
You gain success by working hard and staying motivated
MLM: You gain success by working hard and staying motivated
Postal employees who work hard are rewarded and given opportunities. Selecting “most like me” best shows an ideal candidate with a positive work ethic and drive to succeed.
43. It is easy for me to handle a change of plans
I get upset when plans change
MLM: It is easy for me to handle a change of plans
As you know, this position requires a Mail Handler to be adaptable.
44. When working on a repetitive task, I remain very focused
I do not like working on tedious tasks
MLM: When working on a repetitive task, I remain very focused
As previously stated, an ideal candidate should be able to focus for long periods of time on repetitive tasks.