Sample Interview Questions and Answers: What Are Your Goals? Wendy’s Answer
(Who is Wendy? Wendy – Executive and recent Chief Operating Officer seeking Controller position)
Terry:Tell me, what are your goals? You kind of started to allude to them a little bit earlier, but just to give you more of a chance to sort of expand on that.
Wendy: Again, for me, it’s getting an opportunity to be a part of an organization where I can be kind of a member of the senior management team and have the opportunity to really make a difference. And I think a lot of people say that, but for me, I get a lot of value in knowing that I’m making a contribution.
I’m very passionate about my work, so I like to work in places where that’s appreciated and I look for an opportunity to continuously grow and learn. I do want to be able to say…you know, I think I have a very broad breath of experience, so I want to be able to go into an organization where I can apply that and add value in a number of different places.
Here’s how I would rate this answer . . .
Q6. What are your goals? – WENDY QUICK RATING – A
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