When you are asked about what interests you in this position. Simply put, if you like a job you would excel at it. If you are working somewhere just for the money, there are chances that you might not like the job and be kicked out off it sooner or later.
Philosophy behind the Question
You have your all the ammunition you need to lead. You have your eye on more responsibility, more opportunities, the chances to lead more people and chance to develop a new set of skills. However, this is also the ideal time to demonstrate what intrigues you the most about this position and how this position can contribute to your success. The employer actually wants you to point on a specific thing in this job that attracts you the most & how you intend to flourish in this position. It is all about them after all.
Armed with full knowledge of the position you might reply as;
“I always wanted to manage people and have recently gained a Certificate in Management. This position would give me the opportunity to put that learning into practice.”
“I have worked in smaller projects before (go on with the description) — this work would give me experience in larger, more complex environments.”
- Do not state interests in terms of financial reward.
- Be careful of any answers that clearly highlights incompatibility
- On a scale of 1 to 10, rate your interest in this position. Why?
- What, in particular, led you to apply for this job?
- Why have you applied for this position?
- The best way to respond is to describe the qualifications listed in the job posting, and then connect them to your skills and experience. That way, the employer will see that you know about the job you’re interviewing for
- Make sure that your answers are to the point and not ambiguous.
- Being real is another important aspect that one should keep in mind while answering about role interesting feature.
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