3. Why do you want to work here?
It’s surprising that so many people don’t share a great answer to this question even when they really do want to work there.
You need to have done your homework on the organization or company you want to join and you need to know what’s important to you.
Notice how in the following answers given by actual candidates some of them include believable specifics and how others just miss the opportunity to stand out.
See 12 unique answers to this question below. Just follow each link to see what real people said. Review the rating for each answer. These real-life examples are a powerful short-cut to help you write your own answer to this frequently asked job interview question, “why did you leave your last job?”
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See Sample Answers with Ratings for Why Do You Want to Work Here
- Why do you want to work here? Dana’s answer
(Who is Dana? Dana – Media Planner and Buyer with 4 years experience seeking Marketing PR Specialist role)
- Why do you want to work here? Jessica’s answer
(Who is Jessica? Jessica – Over 2 years experience in insurance industry seeking Customer Service Representative job)
- Why do you want to work here? Amy’s answer
(Who is Amy? Amy – Administrative Assistant seeking Project Manager position in Marketing Services)
- Why do you want to work here? Fabian’s answer
(Who is Fabian? Fabian – IT professional with 10 years experience seeking SQL Analyst Programmer job)
- Why do you want to work here? Don’s answer
(Who is Don? Don – MBA and International Communications Manager seeking Manager of Corporate Communications role)
- Why do you want to work here? Denise’s answer
(Who is Denise? Denise – Global Integrated Marketing Executive seeking Director of Strategy position)
- Why do you want to work here? Steven’s answer
(Who is Steven? Steven – Human Resources Professional seeking Senior Human Resources Generalist role)
- Why do you want to work here? Wendy’s answer
(Who is Wendy? Wendy – Executive and recent Chief Operating Officer seeking Controller position)
- Why do you want to work here? Leonard’s answer
(Who is Leonard? Leonard – Non-Profit Leader with 25 years experience seeking Executive Director role)
- Why do you want to work here? Allen’s answer
(Who is Allen? Allen – QA Analyst and Programmer since 1985 seeking Quality Assurance Tester job)
- Why do you want to work here? Bonnie’s answer
(Who is Bonnie? Bonnie – CPA with over 6 years experience seeking Accounting Manager position)
- Why do you want to work here? Margaret’s answer
(Who is Margaret? Margaret – Senior Level Marketing Communications Professional seeking position with University)