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What are your career goals?
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USPS prides themselves in raising up leaders, so much so that they have developed programs to motivate and help employees advance their careers! They even offer education assistance! Goals are important at USPS, so be sure to take some time to write down yours. If you haven't put much thought into your career goals, now is the time! Start by writing down where you would like to see yourself in the next five to ten years. A goal typically motivates you to get from point A to point B. It's important enough that it will drive you to make sacrifices with your social life and your time. They are like a road map for your life. USPS is looking for dedicated employees who will stick with them through the ups and downs. The interviewer wants to know about your motivation to achieve this goal. They also might inquire about how you will navigate the challenges that arise. The more you focus on your career goals, the more likely you are to achieve them! Show off your focus and your determination!
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What are your career goals?
I would like to become a post master general so starting out as a rural carrier would be beneficial to me.
My career goals are to find my forever career home, a career with the usps has so many challenges and is a position that can keep me on my toes at all times.
I have not had any career goals in the past because I never saw myself working there for a long period of time. With the post office I can see myself making a career and devoting my time to the USPS. With offers like opportunities for advancement I will surely make a great career out of it.
My career goals are to be a successful horse trainer and wife. A job at the post office would not affect them, it would only better them because I would be able to take care of my horses and my future husband, as well as help with bills that need to be paid.
My career goals are, Iwant to have a career position and move my way up in the usps, I want good retirement.
I have a dream to work in reputed organization.USPS is my dream job and I have to give my best of best to work usps for long run.
I am looking for a job that will allow me a steady income, schedule and stability that I can retire from. I believe that this USPS opportunity is a positive direction in my life goals.
My career goal is go back to school and study pharmacy coding. If post office don't hire me they would lose having a responsible, reliable and honest worker.
My career goal is to be the best at what I do and grow within the company. I would like to work and finish school.
My career goal was to be working for a great company that has great Benifits and the post office would put right where I wanted to be in my career.
To grow in this career. I have a family, I would like to have a good job, where I feel like I have the flexibility to stay where I'm at or when the timing is right move up, but I've never liked bouncing from job to job, I would like to work for another 25 years or so and retire, and am looking to do that in one profession.
I am searching for a long-term relationship. I may not be in the same position as I am hired for, but I hope to stay with the same company and wear many hats.
To provide a job with security to take care of my family, I was thinking of a career with the Post Office.
T o be good at my job and work towards promotions, will improve my chances of achieving my goal.
My career goals are to show off my abilities to deal with clients. To obtain a job that the service client is a must. If I applying for this job is because my career goals don't affect.
To eventually work full time do the best I can.
A job that can keep me busy and active. A job at the post office is exactly what I'm looking for.
My goals are to have a permanent or secure job that I wouldnt have to worry about finding another job couple years down the road.
My goals is dogood at any opportunity I have to do better, post office wont affect nothing.
I would like to have a job that is more than just a "job". One that is a carreer that you can move up in.
I would like to work for a company that recognizes my talents and does something important. I think the post office would be a great fit for me. I can serve customers and deliver mail, which is very important.
I want a rewarding career in working for the USPS. I enjoy people and I enjoy a challenge.
There are many positions within this company offering a chance to grow.
I can offer my skills learned in over 20 years of my own retail business to help grow with a larger company.
To do something I liked, and feel is important, while making a paycheck. The postal service is important to people.