Interview Q&a

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Interview question and answer: What are your goals for the future?(how do you see yourself five years from now?) • My long-term goals involve growing with a company where I can continue to learn, take on additional responsibilities, and contribute as much of value as I can. • I see myself as a top performing employee in a well-established organization, like this one. I plan on enhancing my skills and continuing my involvement in (related) professional associations. Are you overqualified for this job? • As you note, I've worked at a higher level but this position is exactly what I'm looking for. You offer opportunity to achieve the magic word: balance. I'm scouting for something challenging but a little less intense so I can spend more…show more content…
• After several years in my last position, I'm looking for an company where I can contribute and grow in a team-oriented environment. • I am interested in a new challenge and an opportunity to use my technical skills and experience in a different capacity than I have in the past. • I recently received my degree and I want to utilize my educational background in my next position. • I am interested in a job with more responsibility, and I am very ready for a new challenge. • I left my last position in order to spend more time with my family. Circumstances have changed and I'm more than ready for full-time employment again. • I am seeking a position with a stable company with room for growth and opportunity for advancement. • I was commuting to the city and spending a significant amount of time each day on travel. I would prefer to be closer to home. • To be honest, I wasn't considering a move, but, I saw this job posting and was intrigued by the position and the company. It sounds like an exciting opportunity and an ideal match with my qualifications. • This position seemed like an excellent match for my skills and experience and I am not able to fully utilize them in my present job. • The company was cutting back and, unfortunately, my job was one of those eliminated. Why should you be hired? When the interviewer asks "If the people who know you were asked why you should be hired,
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