Why do you want to work here? - 8 tips to answer

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Assuming you would like tips on how to answer the question. I see this opportunity as a way to contribute.

learn about the company's mission, values, and goals. If they align with your own, be sure to mention that in your answer.

1. Do your research

Focus on what you can bring to the table - what unique skills and perspectives can you bring to the company?

2. Focus

Highlight your interest in the industry - if you're passionate about the work the company does, let them know!

3. Highlight

don't try to say what you think they want to hear. Be honest about why you're interested in working for them.

4. Be genuine

instead of saying you're a "team player" or a "hard worker", give specific examples of times when you demonstrated those qualities.

5. Avoid clichés

even if there are things you're not thrilled about (e.g. the commute, the hours), try to focus on the things that interest you.

6. Keep it positive

Don't be afraid to be personal - if you have a connection to the company or the city it's based in, mention that.

7. Don't be afraid

thank them for their time and reiterate your interest in the position. Assuming you would like tips on how to answer the question,

8. End on a strong note

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