Why do you want to work for us?
Many interviewees fear this question. However, it’s not as difficult to navigate as you think!! Below is a fun approach to prepare, with a serious message!!! Take onboard these key points to ensure you ace this question at your next job interview.
IMPORTANT: It’s NOT a game of SCRABBLE. You don’t get extra points for big words
NB: Keep your answer succinct, and use simple language
IMPORTANT: It’s like a blind date. So, flattery will get you everywhere
NB: You are trying to impress!!
IMPORTANT: Be authentic. A ‘Google Search’ is no friend of authenticity
NB: Answers from the internet are bland
IMPORTANT: It’s not a lie detector test. That said, try to find honest and sincere reasons
NB: Pick real reasons e.g., specific elements of the job that attract you
IMPORTANT: Words without meaning. Come on, put a bit of passion into it!!
NB: Deliver this answer with energy and meaning!!
BE WARNED: This question is a hidden question to check your INTEREST
NO INTEREST = NO ‘FREE’ CANTEEN (that’s a call back)
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