What actions of yours prove that you take initiative at work?
It is very important to have answers for these types of questions as any interviewer will like an applicant who takes initiatives. Never answer, “I have done many that indicate initiative at work, so I can’t think of specific answers”. It indicates that you are not prepared.
Think about steps you must have taken to save time or an idea that saved money, or led to increase in sales or output. Prove that you are a self-starter, a go-getter, someone ready for responsibility.
Your answer should have examples like, you with a suggestion in a certain aspect and how you came up with a plan, by guidance from your superiors, within stipulated time and how it changed into a new tracking method for something. It shows that your initiative as well as the positive outcome.