Answering one of the favourite interview questions- Why do you want this Job?
Getting selected for a job depends upon various factors. Your resume sets up your first impression and creates an opportunity for you to be called for the job or not. Your resume is sent first to the interviewer and based on it; you are called for the job. The second part which decides your selection is the way you conduct yourself during the interview and the way you respond to the answers asked by the interviewer.
One of the frequently asked questions is WHY DO YOU WANT THIS JOB? Here is the answer to this question if you are going for an interview in various sectors or industries like:
- IT and ANALYTICS
- HR and MEDIA
- ACCOUNT and FINANCING
WHY DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) SECTOR?
Technology has evolved the lives of people. Human beings these days are inventing new technology to make their life easy. The new technological innovation can blow the minds of people. Also, this sector is growing at a rapid rate day by day. Developing new software, programs, and making life easy has always been fun for me. It gives me a sense of pride and if I continue to feel this way throughout my life in a job that will no longer be work for me but rather something that sparks me every morning to work hard for and make myself even more proud. Now hitting reality, the salary growth is rapid in this sector. My passion can help me live a comfortable life also and hence I want this job.
WHY DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN ANALYTICS SECTOR?
I have also been good in numbers, understanding market situations, and collecting the right information. Adding to that I also have the ability to understand the entire situation after proper research and planning and then making the decisions. I feel I can handle the responsibility of making the right business decision for my company after understanding the entire market condition and hence I feel I am suitable for this job.
WHY DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN TEACHING SECTOR?
The sense of pride and respect I receive when someone remembers me as a teacher is something I cannot describe in words. When I see my students create a successful life for them it motivates me to continue this journey of mine. Teaching is not just my passion but a way of living, which I want to continue for the rest of my life, and hence I want this job.
WHY DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN MEDIA INDUSTRY?
Mass media is something that connects the entire world. It can be of various forms like Radio, newspapers, etc. but the one common thing that connects them is the Trust of people. If people need any kind of information they rely on the internet, news channels, newspaper, or the radio. I always had the ability to express my view in the right manner and in such a way that it can create an impact on the audience and influence them. Becoming a journalist can help me come up with the right news and also use my medium to benefit people and hence I want this job.
WHY DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN HR DEPARTMENT?
Human resources (HR) are the heart of the company. The employees make their company, they work hard for taking their company to heights and therefore selecting the right and deserving people is very important for the growth of the company. Focusing on Appraisals, policy-making, and employee engagement is very important for the growth of the company. Recruitment has always been my field of interest and hence I feel I am applicable for this job.
WHY DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE DEPARTMENT?
For me, mathematics has always been the solution to all my questions. Accounting and finance are two sectors that help the business to flourish. Having a business mind and being good in mathematics and accounts has always diverted my attention towards the accounting and finance departments. My connection with mathematics and accounts is unique and helping that to reach business growth makes me want to work in the accounting and finance department.
- The way you answer questions in an interview matters a lot.
- Make sure you are confident but remember don’t be arrogant.
- If you are not aware of something, accept it but do not answer randomly.
ALL THE BEST!