Reasons Why You Would Be Interested In A Particular Role

Here are good reasons why you should be interested in a particular role and can be used to explain why you applied for the role.

Reasons Why You Would Be Interested In A Particular Role
Sample answers to explain to an interviewer why you have interest in what they are offering.
Below are strong answers for any job candidate who is faced with the task to explain why he or she is interested in a job.

I want to help people - a career goal to help to community

I have been working in the medical field since high school and have always wanted to help others. When I was younger, I would go out and volunteer at hospitals and nursing homes. Now I am able to do something productive while helping others. Explain to the hiring manager your altruism and your desire to impact. This could be something that you were not able to do in your previous experience at a past role.

I enjoy being around people - be a participant and a contributor to the company culture

I love meeting new people and talking about different things. I feel like I learn a lot from them. I enjoy learning new skills and sharing my knowledge with others. Though this is a common interview question and answer, put in deep emotion so that the hiring manager can feel your passion (in your tone and voice) to make it a compelling answer.

I like being creative - dislikes sample answers, rather enjoy being innovative

I love coming up with ideas and seeing how they turn out. I find myself constantly thinking of ways to improve my craft/trade and make it even better. Emphasise your intention to expand beyond your current role (and hence your desire to attend the current job interview).

I like making money - the most "down to earth" interview answer

I know what it’s like to struggle financially. I understand how hard it is to get ahead and stay ahead. I want to earn money to fulfil my material needs and also give back to those who helped me along the way.

I like having fun around a talented team that aligns with my career trajectory

I don't think anyone should ever take themselves too seriously while making sure they do their job. Life is meant to be enjoyed and I try to live each day to its fullest as you perform your role. You can say that you feel that the work culture fits in with your propensity to be a positive person when working with a motivated, learned group of colleagues.

I like being independent - a personal mission statement to be able function without intervention and with minimal assistance

I believe everyone should be given the opportunity to succeed without relying on someone else. I don't want to depend on anyone else for anything. A potential employer should be relived on hearing that they need not exhaust additional resources to ensure that work is delivered properly.

I like being challenged - doing better each day to hone my professional skills

I thrive off of challenges. I hate doing the same thing over and over again. If I'm bored, I start looking for a challenge. This could also be a motivation of your current job search - your current company did not offer much obstacles or bring difficulty.

I want to be recognized for my hard work and dedication. I want to be rewarded for my efforts. I want to be respected and valued for my contributions.

I am interested in being a role model - to be help juniors with their career journey by coaching them

I want to show people what I have learned about myself and how I have grown over time. I love helping others learn from my mistakes and successes. Teaching, guiding and coaching others helps enable them navigate their own roles themselves - they learn the relevant skills and build their own path. I enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience with others. Show that you have tried to make your juniors emulate you in your previous role, and you intend to bring this practice with you to this new job.

I want to help people who need guidance - align my peers with the overarching company goals to make their career growth a little easier

I believe everyone deserves someone to guide them along their journey and give those in need of help meaningful responses. I would love to be able to give back to those who helped me along the way. This helps them better function at their roles and gives them opportunity for advancement.

I want to make a difference in the world.

I feel like we live in a society where everything seems to be going wrong. I want to change that. I want to inspire people to do good things and create positive changes in our communities. There is a need to be more than ourselves and go beyond the job description to enshrine personal and corporate company values to society.

I want to be a leader - a job opportunity to influence and impact

I know that I have leadership qualities and I want to use them to benefit others. I want to lead by example and set a great standard for others to follow.

I want to be appreciated.

I want to be recognized for my hard work and dedication. I want to be rewarded for my efforts. I want to be respected and valued for my contributions.

I want to be successful.

I want to achieve goals and accomplish dreams. I want to be known for my accomplishments and achievements. I want to be proud of my success as I outgrow myself and achieve professional goals in my career development.

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