I like to manage people and work on interesting projects. I have been working for IBM for the past ten years, but am looking for a new challenge right now. I like to do sports, especially football and spend my free time with my wife. Why did you apply for this job? “I really like the job description and the working duties for this position. I believe that I am the perfect match for the job and can be an asset for your team. ” “I decided to apply because I really like the vision of your company and the possibilities for me there. It is a role where I can use my full potential and really help your company to grow. Why did you leave your last job? / Why are you planning to leave your job?
“My last job was not challenging enough. I was not motivated to wake up to work anymore and I really needed a change. Based on the job description I really believe that I can find what am I looking for in your company. ” “There was a downsizing in our company and similarly to most people in my department, I was fired. However, it is the past. I am ready to utilize the knowledge and experience and start to build my new career in your corporation. ” “I want to be very honest to you.
I have been in this company for seven years, achieved great results and help it to become the leader on the market. However, I did never get a raise and was never promoted, although I asked for it. I believe that the results of my work can be rewarded better somewhere else, maybe in your company. ” Can you tell us something more about your working experience? “I had done a lot of things in my life, what helped me to gain a good overall understanding of business. From 2001 to 2004 I worked like a project manager for Siemens, mostly we were working on smaller energetic projects.
I believe that I can utilize the knowledge and contacts I gained during this time in your company. I learned how to budget the project and lead it from the scratch to completion. From my other experience I can briefly mention my position in marketing from 1998 to 2001 and my freelancing experience from 2005 to 2009. ” Why should we hire you? “Well, I have a relevant experience for the job and I am strongly motivated to work for your company. ” “I fulfill all the requirements for the job. However, some other applicants do probably also fulfill it. I think that I m a nice guy and help to create a good atmosphere in the workplace. You can contact my previous employers to question about this.
” What are your strengths? “I am very responsible person and always accomplish all my duties. ” “I am a very organized person, what is strongly reflected in my work. ” “I have good communication skills. I believe that communication skills are crucial in every job, but especially in job like this one. ” What are your weaknesses? “I am not very patient, what is obviously not good. But I am working on it every day, doing various exercises. “Sometimes I struggle to concentrate. However, I practice every day and my concentration has improved over the years. ” “I trust the people too much. It is nice to live with it, but it brought me into many problematic situations in the past. However, as I am getting older I am starting to distinguish who I can trust and who I can not trust. ” What are your goals in five years horizon? “I am not very patient, what is obviously not good. But I am working on it every day, doing various exercises. ” “Sometimes I struggle to concentrate.
However, I practice every day and my concentration has improved over the years. ” “I trust the people too much. It is nice to live with it, but it brought me into many problematic situations in the past. However, as I am getting older I am starting to distinguish who I can trust and who I can not trust. ” What motivates you? / How do you motivate the others? “I want to feel important in my job, do a good job for my employer. This is very important for me, to see a purpose in my job. It naturally motivates me to work hard and try to become better every day. What are your salary expectations? “First of all, salary is not a deciding factor for me. I really like the job description and want to get this job. I will accept an average salary for this position what is something between $35,000 and $40,000?, according to my knowledge. “I really like this job and would like to do it. I have looked at the average salaries and found out that the average is between $35,000 and $40,000 for this position. I am willing to accept the lower figure from this range, as I really like would like to have this job. ”