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What motivates you to work hard?
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We all have different things that motivate us. Some of us are motivated by goals. Some of us are motivated by having someone we look up to who we aspire to be like. Some of us are motivated by great leadership. Think about your life; what has been your primary motivator? Staying away from answers that involve money is always a good idea. Simply share, with the interviewer, what drives you to excel and achieve.

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What motivates you to work hard?
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I am motivated to work hard because I like to see customers and coworkers happy. I also want to excel in everything I do both for my self satisfaction and employer satisfaction.
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What motivated me to work hard is self satisfaction as well as satisfying others.
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Like to see what was accomplished at the end. Like to see that I can make a difference.
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The satisfaction of a job well done. Not only for my self but also my team members.
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The customers are what motivate me. If I see a customer that is unsatisfied I feel as if I have failed my job and should work harder.
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If my custemer is sutisfide with me it makes me happy and motivate to be a hard working person.
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Knowing that customers need there medication to get better and helping anyone who needs help in anything.
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Being able to see the results of my work at the end of the day.
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Job satisfaction at seeing what I have achieved and recognition of a job well done.
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I am very self motivated, I take pride in the work I do. I believe when you complete a job properly and safely and to the best of your abilities, it gives you a level of satisfaction only you can feel.
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Having a stable career and job motivates me to work hard.
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Self motivation wanting to get the task accomplish each and every day.
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Self satisfaction as well as the satisfaction of those I affect.
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Self satisfaction as well as satisfying others and at the end I like to see what I accomplished.
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To have a job and to see a finished product to use my skills to do this.. To see others working together for a common goal.
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Customers is happy then that motivates me to work harder.
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Providing for myself and being the best at what I do.
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I am people oriented and I am en energetic person.
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Knowing that what I do can make a difference in the customers experience that day. And that I will hopefully be noticed and acknowledged for my hard work.
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If I can hep someone to make their job easier by motivating and supporting.
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Thinking about my future and seeing improvement. I love to feeling of accomplishment and helping others.
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Money. Keeping the costumers happy, and the satisfaction of getting a job done properly.
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My goals; my dream is to become successful and I believe the only way to get there is to work hard. Those who work, get what they achieve.
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I enjoy working at a fast pass.
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Like a fast pass environment, good people to work with and a good company to work for.
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Encouragement and incentives.
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The "American Dream", the idea of working hard will get me what I want in life.
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Seeing the customers happy and satisfied with our performance at hand and working well with a team in a good work environment.
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Just taking pride in what I do, no matter what that is. Has always been motivation enough.
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If a project is done correctly it will last and provide value to the organization. That is what motavates me.
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A great team and work atmosphere, also for my family and myself.
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Success and a future with financial stability.
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A sense of accomplishment of a job well done.
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Finding a positive outcome for the company & myself.
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My motivation comes within myself and that I come from a hardworking family that taoght me a good work ethic growing up.
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Making where I work a better place and providing a brighter future for myself and family.
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Making where I work a better place and providing a brighter future for myself and family.
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Showing my best work, and being able to improve my skills also to make people happy with my work.
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Knowing there are other people behind me that are counting on me, and if I slack off, I am hurting them and the companies profits.
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Knowing that I did my job and did it well.
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Positive feedback where applicable.
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I like my job and I love helping other people.
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My family, my goals, myself.
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I strive to to the best of my capabilities at all times and if a jobs worth doing do it well.
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The things that motivate me to work is to know that a customer will smile the next time they see me.
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I have very strong work ethics, loyalty to the people who offered me the job, and wanting to show I can be trusted to move on up in the business .
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My own goals to having a successful career and future.
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The thing that motivates me to work hard is the power of success. I believe my self drive helps me take on tough projects and the thought of career advancement.
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The feeling of accomplishment. Knowing what I did was appreciated and acknowledged.
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Bring postivive incourgement.
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When I see the clients coming back and I see results.
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Management coming to me with the assignment and working very hard to complete it.
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I like to help people and solve problems.
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Everyone is a fighter and everyone loves to win.
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I want to do a great job every day and help people.
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If I work hard then I will get the rewards of working hard.
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Striving to achieve excellence, developing both personally and my skills as an employee, and delivering the best that I possibly can..
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I honestly hate doing nothing. I am a very active person. I grew up in athletics, and I played multiple sports. I learned motiviation from the lifestyle of an athlete. I wanted to be the best for my team so I worked hard and practiced everyday till their was no way I could get it wrong. So all in all I motivated at things that im not great at. I am motivated to work hard and succed at them.
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To finish the task at hand.
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I love to give and buy, so in order to achieve that, I believed I should work for it.
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Everything I just love to work.
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I was always told working hard is the way to get you a head in life. Also the experience is always good.
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I believe in doing a job well. That way I am pleased with my work attitude, my boss is pleased and the customers are happy!
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Self confidence, motivated, and am a mutlitasker.
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The feeling after doing my job the best I can makes me satisfied and proud which drives me to work harder.
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My family is full of hard workers, when they have a job they do it until it is done in the best way possible. I was taught by example, I've always find myself putting 110% into everything I do and my family motivates me to do so.
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Just knowing that there is unfinished work is what motivates me.
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What motivates me to work hard is being able to help others and make sure they are satisfied. Ultimately, being able to help the company reach its goals is what helps push me forward.
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My personal pride in a job well done & making those around me happy & paying it forward whenever I can.
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Knowing that I'll be rewarded for my hard work and satisfaction of completing the job.
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I take pride in my job duties, am always strive to do my best. Knowing I am working to provide more for my family is what motivates me.
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That I am contributing to the overall success of the company.
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I enjoy meeting and exceeding goals, set by my supervisors or myself.
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Person desire to see something through, security, and long term satisfaction.