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Readers Respond: Why Do You Want This Job?

Responses: 24


Why do you want this job? Read answers and share your answer to this typical interview question.

Esteemed Company

This is a great company. I've heard a lot about this esteemed company from my childhood on. Everything that I know and have heard about your company so far has raised my passion to work with your company.
—Guest Ebin Varghese

Entry Level Job

I believe that this entry level job may enhance my career and help me achieve anathor level of responsibility.
—Guest babul

Love to Grow with the Company

So I can help this company grow. I believe this job will build my confidence and improve my skills. It seem like a great job. I would love to grow with this company.
—Guest 12vie


I want to improve my skills and confidence and utilize them for company growth. I would love to grow with this company.
—Guest vikas singh chauhan

Ccommercial Manager

I want to add value to this organization with my experience and professional ability. I want to contribute to the company's growth.
—Guest U S Mishra

Putting My Skills to Use

I want this job to utilize the skills which I've gotten from my studies and my parents, teachers, friends and others. I will utilize this knowledge for the success of this company and for my personal success. I will prove myself by my job.
—Guest parneet

As an fresher

** This is not only a fine opportunity, but this company is a place where my qualifications can make a difference. I see this position as made to order. It contains the challenge to keep me on my toes. That's the kind of job I like to anticipate every morning.
—Guest soujanya

Why I want this job

I really don't want the job but my parents are pressuring me to get any job so that I will not be a leech on them and to move out on my own. I'm only 41 - for real, they think I'm a kid!
—Guest For Real


These are the examples of the incorrect answers, right? I was confused because the title said share these examples if asked why you want ths job. So saying "I earn a lot of money, Learn much from other people" or "The first time I was asked I scared to answer but now I'll just try and do my best" or this dandy "I'm willing to undergo training if the company needs it" I'm pretty sure these and all the others are things you SHOULDN'T say, unfortunately a lot of people may not realize that. ps My personal favorite "To improve my capacities and to gain more skills on the computer and counting."
—Guest donna

Why I want this job

I believe a position with your company will give me the opportunity to be a leader, not just a boss. I feel, with my experience, I can be instrumental in building a team that is more proficient in the areas of productivity, service and guest relations.

Why do you want this job?

I believe this job would further enhance my confidence and as well as to render my service for the company's benefit.
—Guest faith

Why do you want this job?

I can earn a lot of money. Learn much from other people.
—Guest nganong

Why do you apply for this job?

Your company has a good reputation and strong team. In this environment, I can combine my knowledge and experience well. I can challenge myself and reach my goal.
—Guest Honey Anna

Why I Want This Job

Because I love to serve many people, to show my skills in this kind of job, and to gain more experience to grow professionally.
—Guest narupain

What I want this job?

This is the job where I can justify my knowledge and experience, at the same time, it provide an opportunity to bring my expertise to those biologists.
—Guest xing

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