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Why do you want this job?

Have you ever been asked “Why do you want this job?” during an interview…

…and then blabbed away about how great the company is?

According to J.T. O’Donnell, what you say could reveal some unintended complaints about your current situation. Instead, J.T. suggests talking about yourself.

“The right answer is to explain how the job will let you leverage your existing skills, experience, and interests better so you can save or make the company more money.

If you want to get the job, stop thinking like an employee an start thinking like a “business-of-one.”

Check out the rest of the advice below on how to answer some other tricky interview questions….

How to Answer: What is Your Greatest Accomplishment?
Big Interview

99 Percent of Job Seekers Fail to Answer “Why Do You Want This Job” Correctly. Here’s Why
Inc.

Five Ways To Answer The Question ‘Why Should We Hire You?’
Forbes

Interview Question: What Can You Contribute to This Company?
The Balance

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Published on Jul 21, 2018

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