Why do you want to work for our Company ?

How to answer the common interview question, "Why do you want to work for our Company?"

Why do you want to work for our Company ?

The rule of thumb when it comes to an interview --> is to make sure you are doing your research.

The worst thing you can do when you encounter this question is

  • Have no clear answer.
  • Make something up on the spot.
  • Say that it was solely for the benefits/salary.

This question is asked because the hiring manager wants to know how you will fit into the company culture.

They also want to know if your mission aligns with the company's mission.

The best way to prepare for this interview question is to...

  • Research the company.
  • Understand the company's mission & goals.
  • Decide how you can help the company succeed.
  • Identify and mention what you find appealing about the company culture.

Answer Example:

"I see this opportunity as a way to contribute to an exciting, forward-thinking company that promotes and encourages an entrepreneurial spirit. I feel I can contribute by…"

Take time to think about what interests you about the company and how you can contribute to its future success.

Courtesy:  Jade Williams