Borders (bookstore) application questionnaire

Page 1 of 25

You love to be with people
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You like to plan things before you start to do them
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You are proud of the work you do at school or on a job
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You think of yourself as being very sensible
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 2 of 25

You are more relaxed than strict about finishing things on time
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
People can tell when you are happy or sad
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
When you need to, you take it easy at work
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You like to talk a lot
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 3 of 25

You don’t worry about making a good impression
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You would rather not get involved in other people’s problems
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You say whatever is on your mind
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You get angry more often than nervous
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 4 of 25

You have confidence in yourself
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
There are some people you really can’t stand
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
People do a lot of things that make you angry
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You like to be in the middle of a big crowd
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 5 of 25

Right now, you care more about having fun than being serious at school or work
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
It bothers you a long time when someone is unfair to you
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You agree with people more than you argue
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
When people make mistakes, you correct them
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 6 of 25

You swear when you argue
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
People who talk all the time are annoying
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
There’s no use having close friends; they always let you down
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
It bothers you when you have to obey a lot of rules
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 7 of 25

You have no big worries
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You work best at a slow but steady speed
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You love to listen to people talk about themselves
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
Many people cannot be trusted
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 8 of 25

You do some things that upset people
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You have no big regrets about your past
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You were absent very few days from high school
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
It’s fun to go out to events with big crowds
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 9 of 25

Your stuff is often kind of messy
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You’d rather not compete very much
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You do not fake being polite
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You have always had good behavior in school or work
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 10 of 25

You don’t care if you offend people
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You are not interested in your friends’ problems
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You always try not to hurt people’s feelings
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You are a fairly private person
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 11 of 25

When you are annoyed with something, you say so
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
Your friends and family approve of the things you do
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You have to give up on some things that you start
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You avoid arguments as much as possible
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 12 of 25

People do a lot of annoying things
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
It is maddening when the court lets guilty criminals go free
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You hate to give up if you can’t solve a hard problem
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You know when someone is in a bad mood, even if they don’t show it
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 13 of 25

You can wait patiently for a long time
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You are unsure of what to say when you meet someone
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You like to take frequent breaks when working on something difficult
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You finish your work no matter what
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 14 of 25

You look back and feel bad about things you’ve done
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You ignore people you don’t like
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You don’t believe a lot of what people say
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You keep calm when under stress
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

[I missed page 15 and it’s a hassle to go back]

Page 16 of 25

You keep your feelings to yourself
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
When your friends need help, they call you first
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You don’t care what people think of you
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
When you go someplace, you are never late
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 17 of 25

You get mad at yourself when you make mistakes
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You are always cheerful
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You make more sensible choices than careless ones
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You are unsure of yourself with new people
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 18 of 25

You give direct criticism when you need to
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You are careful not to offend people
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You could describe yourself as ‘tidy’
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You like to be alone
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 19 of 25

When someone treats you badly, you ignore it
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You chat with people you don’t know
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
Other people’s feelings are their own business
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
Slow-moving people make you impatient
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 20 of 25

You would rather work on a team than by yourself
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
It is easy for you to feel what others are feeling
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
People are often mean to you
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You do not like small talk
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 21 of 25

You’ve done your share of troublemaking
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
Any trouble you have is your own fault
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You are a friendly person
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You do what you want, no matter what others think
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 22 of 25

It is hard to really care about work when the job is boring
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You have friends, but don’t like them to be too close
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
When you are done with your work, you look for more to do
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You criticize people when they deserve it
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 23 of 25

You sometimes thought seriously about quitting high school
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You do not like to meet new people
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You are not afraid to tell someone off
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You try to sense what others are thinking and feeling
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 24 of 25

You don’t work too hard because it doesn’t pay off anyway
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You do things carefully so you don’t make mistakes
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You could not deal with difficult people all day
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You do not like to take orders
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

Page 25 of 25

You rarely act without thinking
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
People’s feelings are sometimes hurt by what you say
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree
You are somewhat of a thrill-seeker
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly Agree

This is a Unicru Assessment. It’s fairly common around the retail industry. Office Depot and Big Lots have better hiring practices.

8 Responses to “Borders (bookstore) application questionnaire”

  1. Aubrie Williamson Says:

    i would really like to work at Borders……

  2. JACK Says:

    Hi briankoontz,

    Could you please help me where to get these answers.

    Thanks.

  3. briankoontz Says:

    It seems to no longer be available online. You’ll have to go into a Borders store and apply.

  4. me Says:

    one answer is here:

    http://melbel.com/2008/12/answers-to-unicru-application.html

  5. Bonita Pitt Says:

    I really would like to work at Borders

  6. Yvette Says:

    What is the answers?

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