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Why do you want to work for our company?

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By: Rachelle Enns

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If you are interested in working for this company, you must be prepared to highlight the main reasons why you are excited about the opportunity. In which ways do they stand out from their competitors? Don't forget to tell the interviewer that you want the job!

Perhaps this company offers an excellent continuing education program, excellent health benefits, or an irresistible growth plan. Highlight a couple of the reasons why you want to work for this company and be sure to close your statement with an expression of pure enthusiasm.

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"The primary reasons your company stands out to me include your focus on employee development and continued education. You have a strong reputation for nurturing the human resources that you have. I would be so grateful to work here."

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"Your company has an impressive industry reputation, and I would be thrilled to learn from your leadership team, and be in a support role to them. From my research, I find that you are very involved in the community and put a lot of efforts into developing your employees."

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"I want to work for a small company with a family-like feel, just like yours. I have always worked in large organizations where I am a number, not an individual. This 'corporate giant' type of environment made it difficult for me to flourish as a manager and a leader. I appreciate the workplace culture you have cultivated."

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"As I mentioned before, this is a calculated move in my career. A year ago, I decided to work towards a new position and began researching potential marketing agencies that would be a good fit. Since then, I have had your agency on my short list and have been waiting for the right opportunity to become available. I am beyond excited about your marketing coordinator position and think that I can leverage my skill set in a unique way for your business."

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"You are the undeniable giants in the industry. I have been planning my job here since I graduated with my business admin degree. I now feel that I am ready to accelerate my career by making this move. There are so many growth opportunities here, and that truly excites me."

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"I have been looking for a high-growth startup for quite a while, and your company is what I've been seeking in a work environment. You value your people and have an awesome culture centered around achievement, growth, and accountability. You are disrupting an industry that needs some shaking up, and you have science that is allowing that disruption. The energy in here is contagious, which only make me even more excited about the opportunity."

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"Your district is one of the top rated in the state, is considered a thought-leader in the educational community, and it is the district that I grew up attending. So, it's not only full-circle for me in setting, but also the place where I decided I wanted to become a teacher, so this is an extraordinary opportunity. I have always said I wanted to come back to teach in District ###, so this would be so exciting for me on both a professional and personal level."

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
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"I'm really interested in working here because I really like the styles that you create. I also read that you focus on weddings, and I love to be a part of those lifelong memories. The bride is going to look at her wedding pictures five, ten years from now, and she'll be looking at the dress that we made for her, and I really cherish that."

Psychiatric Technicians
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"I like that it is a family run practice. Your mission is focused on creating a balanced and healthy work environment that will allow me to have a flexible schedule and work in a fun, positive environment."

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"I want to work for your company because you have a strong reputation for valuing your employees. Your company is well known for being a leader in your industry and your level of employee retention is very impressive."

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"I am a passionate shopper of your store and an avid reader who loves to share that with others. As an inspiring writer, I would love to surround myself with up and coming authors and readers. As a customer, I believe in your store's values around customer care and the services you provide to the community."

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Written by:

Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
First written on: 06/08/2015
Last modified on: 03/02/2019

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Why do you want to work for our company?
To have the opportunities to expand my knowledge.
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I think it is one of the good company in my domain.
Because I want to learn new things and working for someone they will teach me.
As you can see from my resume, I have the necessary qualifications and several years of experience, but that does not capture the unique advantages I can provide to the company. At my last job, I was given the opportunity to advance my skill set, even getting some experience with positions that were above my work level. I am confident that I can bring something to the table that no other candidate will. b. Passionate c. Hard working d.Drive.
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Working for someone will improve my knowledge and experience, so when I start my own company I would be able to help someone else grow.
I really want to learn how to serve and as well tutored on how to build a career.
A friend of mine recommend it to me and said it really helped her.
My parents, because they always telling me to be confindent in what everything thing im doin and not to give up bt to believe in myself.
It gives me an opportunity to learn and improve myself.
Yes I like working with others because with others you can share ideas and works can be done easily and in a faster way.
I chose your organization because your mission statement aligns with what I would like to accomplish in my position. When a customer gains the skills they need to be successful, they become a better person, family member and citizen. When they succeed, I succeed. There is no greater reward to see someone accomplish their goal and feel great about where they are at that moment.
I enjoy working, and I put 100% into all that I do.
Because I rather be told what to do then have all the weight on my shoulder.
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To grow the business and be able to succeed in life.
I believe that this organiisation takes me to the better position and grows to me as a project manger.
Because, Iam very much interested in this field.
So that I can learn from them, and its lower risk.
Looking for a place where I can grow in the future.
I felt I could make a difference in community here.
To take my skills to the next level and to earn a decent living wage before I branch off into a business of my own.
The chirstie is an internationall respected hospital for the treatment of cancer and will continue to lead in the area of radiotherapy with the installation of the mr linac and proton therapy unit.
I feel I have achieved all I can through my own industry, it's time for me to see how far I can go on someone else's idea and structure. I hope I can achieve great things and get lots of praise.
I am working for my intrest as common for TATA too but I too benfit like tata does.
First give me something. Then we will talk.
I chose this organization because I seem to relish the ambience here. It's calm, it's peaceful and most of all everybody seems to be friendly and down to earth.
First give me something. Then we will talk.
I choose this organisation because I come here often and all the employees are friendly and always happy to help.
To prove my tallent and efficient a and I want know my capacity of work.
Preferable to not working.
I like the fact that you are very transparent to your clients, they know what they are getting. There's a strong emphasis on accountability, compliance and continuity, all qualities I am looking for in my next employer. As the leading homeworking outsource partner, you can offer my flexibility in my working hours, training and coaching. I enjoy learning and believe you can always learn something new.
To follow in their footsteps so I can work harder to reach a higher position.
It is in the financial sector and this is well controlled to reduce or eliminate mistakes.
After doing research on your company, I’m even more excited about the chance to work here. I know I can do a great job for you.
So that I can make a difference in people and that I can help them and hopefully help them to start a new life. I also would want them to know that there are people out in this world that are willing to help them. Most of all to make a difference in a persons life.
Because you are known for great customer service and I've always admired your customer service when I shop there.
I want to gain some experience to someday work for myself.
Knowing several people - and a couple of which are very good friends, - but knowing how happy they are and how successful they are - it is an organization I want to be part of.
Because of my background and previous job experience, the job position that was posted is the best fit.
Because I will believe this organisation that this will grow me to a better position in the future.
I want to work with a team of professionals in an environment where I have autonomy, and collaboration with colleagues that are very interested in the job we are doing.
I am very flexible and can do both.... Work for someone and/or have others work for me.
Footaction is known for taken care of costumers fast and I love the environment soon when I walk in.
I feel I would be able to develope my skills better.
Well, the American Express bank reputation is certainly a factor. I would be proud to work for a company with such a long history of leadership in the industry.
I have done some work experience at the local fvc here in thames and I really enjoyed feeling part of the team while I was there.
To help the economy grow and deliver a service.
Derby hospital in my opinion is the best hospital in the area, it would be a privilege to be able to say I work at such a caring hospital.
I made this choice because off my love for sharing knowledge and keep on updating my knowldge as well with time.
Because its one of the jobs i'll be able to use to interact with customers and at the same time with my help to grow this organization.
So that I can learn what they know about the profession.
Because it looked like the right one for me.
I chose your orginization because I know that your company provides the best.
I don't want to work for someone. I want to work with someone toward the achievement of mutual goals.
Because it is one of the best employer in Germany and the training opportunities at your organisation with the prospect of professional development and future career growth.
I found your company products more innovative and I liked your company vision.
To become like that someone, whom all the people know.
I thought that your organization would be better for me.
Working for someone is a way to deal and help someone.
It teaches me good work ethic.
Due the organization value in the market, the last week.
In future I would like to open my own business but as a person you have to start somewhere, so working for someone will give me more skills and also generate capital for my future business.
Accountability growth good costumer service.
Because I have read your motives and I think I am fit for it.
I am not working for someone, I am working for myself. It automatically brings fruits for everyone.
I liked indegene and their healthcare solutions which provides the best outcome to the consumers.
I choose it because after going through what you guys do, I realize that this is a place for me to expanding in my career.
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Because I know your company help me to become more productive as an SLp.
I want to have a job so I can support myself and not have to rely on my parents for everything.
This bank is one of the many leading banks today. I want to excel with this organization.
Your organization's mission is very closely aligned with my passion to contribute positively towards social change. You are making a big difference in the community and I would love to be part of such a team that is transforming lives for future leaders of this country.
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First of all your company revenue is huge, it shows that your company is a reputable company. I want to work for reputable company as yours.
Yeah! As I know about your organization, there is so many growth of employ enhance skills and boost my level.
I want to grow with the growing organisation.
Give responsibility and my qualifications and experiences are adequately respected and rewarded.
I am striving to gain more knowledge. And add value and assets to the company.
Because I work better with someone else then I do by my self.
Being my own boss is a stressful position, to many legallaty have to be completed working for some one gives you the opportunity to have time and earn money.
I think its more about working with someone.
Fist of all because I have a passion for your company and also because I think is a great place to work and hopefully I will be part of this .
Because I don't have the skills and principles yet to run my own company.
Excellent referral and I agree with the holy cross health mission. You strive to provide honest and excellent care without judgement.
I want to work for someone as a start because I can take note on how to become a boss myself and I can learn a lot.
To learn and see how she or he run the business. To contribute my skills, talent to the company.
Timing and flexible hour fits my schedule.
I've been working with Richard Blackmore at Coburgh bank, we get on well and he knows me well and what I'm looking for in an organisation and job role.
I want to contribute to the organization to help it grow.
There are more oppurtunities with this organization and I could see myself growing and expanding my skills here.
I would like to contribute to the development of my country that supported my university education. i have passion to practice what I studied at the universty and I believe this I a great opporty for me to do so.
I have spent many years working in different areas of the uk service industry I enjoy this immensely and would like to continue I one day aspire to have my own business and sit where you are sitting now.
I was looking for customer service jobs in Melbourne, and this was one of the jobs looking for part time employees.
I choose your organization because I feel that I fit in your culture of the company and I believe that your organization will offer me to grow within your organization.
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