Look to the future and prove to your interviewer that you have a vision for yourself, your career, and your time with the company. This part of your English job interview reveals a bit about how you see yourself, but also where this job position fits into your career goals.
English Job Interview Questions about your Goals
- Do You Consider Yourself Successful?
- Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?
- How Do You Plan to Achieve Your Career Goals?
- What’s Your Dream Job?
Do You Consider Yourself Successful?
The answer is yes. Definitely, yes! Absolutely, yes! Saying ‘yes’ is the easy part. Tell them the story about one specific achievement that you are especially proud of and explain why you consider it a success. What were the key ingredients in making that success? Yes, you were integral to that success, but don’t forget to share the credit with your team.
Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?
Your interviewer wants to see that:
- You have realistic expectations from your career
- You have ambitions and a plan
- The job matches your career goals.
Answer honestly and show the interviewer that your commitment to this job position aligns well with your career goals.
How Do You Plan to Achieve Your Career Goals?
You know where you want to go, but how do you plan to get there? Show them your plan, and they will see that you are ambitious, self-motivated, and organised. Tell them of the milestones and goals that you had set for yourself and have already accomplished. Finally focus their attention on your current goals and illustrate how this job position fits into your plan.
What’s Your Dream Job?
How will this job bring you closer to obtaining your dream job?