How quickly do you adapt to new technology?

Today, whether you’re applying for a software engineering job, or as a cashier in a supermarket, you’re going to need to use technology at least on some level.

It’s very common for a company to adopt new tech - new point of service system, self check-out kiosks, customer management software, and whatever else.

So, you should be able to pick up new tech ASAP. Any new change shouldn’t completely disrupt your work.

So, when answering this question, you should talk about how tech-savvy you are.

Possible answers:

  • Sample Answer:

“I’m pretty tech-savvy. I’ve worked with a lot of different Point of Service systems so far, and have zero difficulties learning how to use new ones.”

As a given, I own a PC, have used Office 365, and all the usual stuff.”

  • Sample Answer 2:

“I’ve always been interested in tech. In fact, I’m the type of person to actively seek out new software to help solve business problems at work.

I’ve worked with 3 different Customer Management Software in the past, such as PipeDrive, SalesForce, and Zoho CRM.”

You can answer this question in this way like," I can adapt quickly to new circumstances and I am always mentally prepared to take up challenges. I feel I have the capacity to learn fast and apply my knowledge

  • Re-think the way your team works.
  • Introduce the tool as a project.
  • Implement a culture of learning and change.
  • Give it time, but not too much time.