Strategic Statement:

Politics are divisive, and especially so in the workplace. Make sure the interviewer realizes your perspective with that.

Sample Response:

There are very few political issues that everyone agrees on. No matter your stand, someone is going to take exception. Because of this, politics can disable any workplace team and create walls. I approach any and all political situations the same way in the workplace.

I may listen when others feel the need to express themselves, but I will not comment or offer my own opinion... whether I agree or disagree. Depending on the situation, I may simply (but tactfully and politely) explain that I choose to not bring my own politics into the workplace.

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