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Motivation Interview Questions

Motivation Interview Questions and Best Answers


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Interviewers commonly ask about motivation during a job interview. When you're asked about motivation during an interview, the hiring manager is trying to understand what drives your success and and wants to determine whether what motivates you is a fit with the job responsibilities.

If you are motivated by factors that aren't involved in the job description it's going to be a flag for the interviewer. For example, if you say you're a person motivated by interpersonal communications and working with the people, but the job is an accounting position with little interaction with others, you won't be considered a good fit for the job.

Before you interview, review the job description and find out as much as you can about the position. Then, tailor your responses to what would be a good match for what the employer is seeking in a candidate.

Your response will vary based on your background and experiences, but, you will want to be positive, and share your enthusiasm and what you liked best about your last or current job. Here are some examples of motivation interview questions and best answers.

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