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Why do you want to work for our company?

27 Answer Examples | Learn how to answer this question from professional recruiters

How to Answer
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.

Admin
"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."
Bailiff
"One of the reasons I would love to work for you is because numerous opportunities for growth are available at your company, such as (X past project/initiative/leadership position you saw on their website or social media pages). This project/initiative/leadership position particularly interests me because (X reasons why this project/initiative/leadership position seems so exciting, such as ability to develop management skills, and so on)."
Basic
"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."
Bookstore
"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."
Cosmetologist
"What's important to you at your next job? The interviewer wants to know that you're not just interested in any place that will hire you. They want to know that you want to work for them. Before the interview, learn as much as you can about their garage. You can search customer reviews to learn about their reputation. An auto repair shop with good reviews reflects their values as well. Think about the places you have worked. What did you like most about them? If you can't find much online or through asking around beforehand, try to list at least three things you have read that you like about their garage. It's always good to share how working for them will help you achieve your goals. "I want to do makeup in the fashion industry. Because you have such a great reputation and so much talent, I will be surrounding by people who can teach me and help me grow in my skills. I feel confident in my skills but I know I could learn so much from working with your team that would help me to move forward in my career."
Critical Care Nurse
"To impress the interviewer it will be important to do your research. Be knowledgeable about the hospital’s mission and how you can contribute to promoting it. Prove that you can be an asset by emphasizing your strengths and showing how they are admirable contributions for benefiting the organization. Incorporate your career goals to the interviewer and how they can be accomplished through their mission and organization."
Data Collection
"I saw on your website that your company is participating in (X initiative). This is a great initiative contributing to the company morale by strengthening relationships while giving back to the community. I also always seek the opportunity to develop my team playing skills and hope to work with colleagues I will consider family."
Dental Laboratory Technician
"Your laboratory serves a small population yet makes a big impact. I'd like to be part of a team that isn't made up of hundreds of employees but a smaller lab where I'd be able to be part of the action versus an assembly line situation."
Fulfillment Associate
"What interests you most about the company? Does it have a great reputation? Does the company offer training, tuition reimbursement or other perks that will help you reach your long term goals? Spend some time researching the company by looking over their website. Make sure their their mission and values are clear, and that they line up with your personal values as well. It's important for you to know not only what you have to offer them, but what they can do for you. Talk about your desires to work for a company that is committed to its values and serving its customers. Look for recent news articles or press releases that talk about the company's accomplishments, mention how you were impressed by what they are doing in the community or any recent innovations. Companies love to get buttered up by a potential employee, and now is a great time to earn some brownie points. "
Grounds Maintenance Worker
"When I first read your job posting it attracted me because of the upbeat and fun environment you seem to enjoy. After going onto your website I saw that you have a great range of interesting clients such as XYZ Golf Course and ABC Regional Park. All of this seems very attractive to me."
Health Educator
"I love that your company 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."
Junior Accountant
"The interviewer wants to hear that you are passionate about some aspect of the organization. What do you like most about this company? Have you heard great things about it? Do they offer great benefits? Does the job have a unique aspect that appeals to you? Simply share what you like most about the company, and share that this is a big part of why you want to work for this organization!"
Manager
"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."
Medical Laboratory Technician
"Now is your chance to show the interviewer that you did your homework on the company. Since you stayed up all night reviewing the facilities mission and goals tell the interviewer how you have similar passions and goals. Talk about the accomplishments the Laboratory has been recognized for and that you want to be a part of that team. Be positive and honest and you'll ace this question. "
Millwright
"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."
Nursing
"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."
Retail
"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."
Sales
"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."
Security Manager
"What interests you most about the company? Does it have a great reputation? How will it help you reach your goals? The interviewer wants to hear that you are interested enough to research and learn more about them. It's important for you to know not only what you have to offer them, but what they can do for you. While your passion and excitement about the job are important, it's always good to have some hard facts to back it up. Talk about your desires to work for a company that is committed to its values and serving its customers. If you find recent news articles or press releases that talk about the company's accomplishments, mention how it impressed you. Companies love to get buttered up by a potential employee, and now is a great time to earn some brownie points. "
Social Work
"While I was in school I had the opportunity to volunteer with your organization. I learned so much from you all that when a position came up I knew I wanted to work there and give back to other volunteers."
Surveillance Operator
"This question can be difficult because it requires you to know enough about the company to be impressed by what they do and what they have to offer. The only way to find out is by simply doing research. Review the company website first. If the company is more service or client focused, you can read reviews of customers and find out about their reputation. Sometimes you can even find articles or press releases to give you the low down on their latest accomplishments, innovations or company culture. Pinpoint the highlights. Know the company vision so that you can easily tell them, "I am impressed by your mission and I love how much of an impact you made on the local community." Sharing your knowledge about the latest news at their company is a great indicator that you have a vested interest and know what you are looking for in a company. "
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
"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."
Teacher
"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 a really special 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."
Training and Development Manager
"Do your research! Take notes while you review their website. Be sure to watch videos and learn about their history and their mission. WOW them by sharing how impressed you were by a recent award they won or by talking about how great it is that they give back to the community through service projects. By demonstrating your knowledge about the company, you are showing the interviewer that you are genuinely interested in working for them. You're not just looking for a job! You want to work for them because of their mission, values and their work culture. Take at least an hour to prepare notes and questions to bring to your interview. "
Warehouse Clerk
"I saw on your website that your company is participating in (X initiative). This is a great initiative contributing to the company morale by strengthening relationships while giving back to the community. I also always seek the opportunity to develop my team playing skills and hope to work with colleagues I will consider family."
Warehouse Supervisor
"The interviewer wants to hear that you are passionate about some aspect of the organization. What do you like most about this company? Have you heard great things about it? Do they offer great benefits? Does the job have a unique aspect that appeals to you? Simply share what you like most about the company, and share that this is a big part of why you want to work for this organization!"
Zookeeper
"This question can be difficult because it requires you to know enough about the company to be impressed by what they do and what they have to offer. The only way to find out is by simply doing research. Review the company website first. If the company is more service or client focused, you can read reviews of customers and find out about their reputation. Sometimes you can even find articles or press releases to give you the low down on their latest accomplishments, innovations or company culture. Pinpoint the highlights. Know the company vision so that you can easily tell them, "I am impressed by your mission and I love how much of an impact you made on the local community." Sharing your knowledge about the latest news at their company is a great indicator that you have a vested interest and know what you are looking for in a company. "

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Why do you want to work for our company?
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First give me something. Then we will talk.
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First give me something. Then we will talk.
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I was looking for customer service jobs in Melbourne, and this was one of the jobs looking for part time employees.
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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.
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When it comes to sports apparel you are #1 in the field . You are what I wear You are what I buy for myself and as gifts. Want to be the best work with the best.
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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.
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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.
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I have a entrepreneurial spirit, but financially I don't believe I'm prepared to start my own company; therefore, I feel that I can learn more about the systems and generate enough income in the process toward my own company.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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I really want to learn how to serve and as well tutored on how to build a career.
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To become like that someone, whom all the people know.
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I am very flexible and can do both.... Work for someone and/or have others work for me.
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I think its more about working with someone.
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I enjoy working, and I put 100% into all that I do.
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To prove my tallent and efficient a and I want know my capacity of work.
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It gives me an opportunity to learn and improve myself.
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I don't want to work for someone. I want to work with someone toward the achievement of mutual goals.
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I am not working for someone, I am working for myself. It automatically brings fruits for everyone.
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I feel I would be able to develope my skills better.
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Because I rather be told what to do then have all the weight on my shoulder.
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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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To learn and see how she or he run the business. To contribute my skills, talent to the company.
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To grow the business and be able to succeed in life.
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To follow in their footsteps so I can work harder to reach a higher position.
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To help the economy grow and deliver a service.
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I want to have a job so I can support myself and not have to rely on my parents for everything.
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Because I work better with someone else then I do by my self.
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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.
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It teaches me good work ethic.
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Because I want to learn new things and working for someone they will teach me.
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So that I can learn what they know about the profession.
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Working for someone is a way to deal and help someone.
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So that I can learn from them, and its lower risk.
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It's far more prospering than waiting for some unscrupulous undesirable wannabe from frog balls arkansa....
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Preferable to not working.
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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.
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I am working for my intrest as common for TATA too but I too benfit like tata does.
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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.
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To have the opportunities to expand my knowledge.
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I want to gain some experience to someday work for myself.
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Because I don't have the skills and principles yet to run my own company.
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I believe that this organiisation takes me to the better position and grows to me as a project manger.
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Because I will believe this organisation that this will grow me to a better position in the future.
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I choose this organisation because I come here often and all the employees are friendly and always happy to help.
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Timing and flexible hour fits my schedule.
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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.
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It is in the financial sector and this is well controlled to reduce or eliminate mistakes.
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Due the organization value in the market, the last week.
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Give responsibility and my qualifications and experiences are adequately respected and rewarded.
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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.
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I liked indegene and their healthcare solutions which provides the best outcome to the consumers.
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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.
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Footaction is known for taken care of costumers fast and I love the environment soon when I walk in.
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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.
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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.
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A friend of mine recommend it to me and said it really helped her.
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Looking for a place where I can grow in the future.
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I think it is one of the good company in my domain.
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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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Because, Iam very much interested in this field.
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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.
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Accountability growth good costumer service.
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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.
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Excellent referral and I agree with the holy cross health mission. You strive to provide honest and excellent care without judgement.
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I thought that your organization would be better for me.
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This bank is one of the many leading banks today. I want to excel with this organization.
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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.
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Yes I like working with others because with others you can share ideas and works can be done easily and in a faster way.
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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.
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Because of my background and previous job experience, the job position that was posted is the best fit.
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It seems dealers always used Wells Fargo along with a captive lender.
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Yeah! As I know about your organization, there is so many growth of employ enhance skills and boost my level.
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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.
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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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I made this choice because off my love for sharing knowledge and keep on updating my knowldge as well with time.
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Because I know your company help me to become more productive as an SLp.
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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 .
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I want to grow with the growing organisation.
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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.
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I want to contribute to the organization to help it grow.
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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.
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Because it looked like the right one for me.
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I know sa I hear from my friend it's one of the fastest growing company in Cambodia and have many brend and many staff along over the world.
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Because you are known for great customer service and I've always admired your customer service when I shop there.
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I found your company products more innovative and I liked your company vision.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Because I have read your motives and I think I am fit for it.
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There are more oppurtunities with this organization and I could see myself growing and expanding my skills here.
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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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I am striving to gain more knowledge. And add value and assets to the company.
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I felt I could make a difference in community here.
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I chose your orginization because I know that your company provides the best.
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The role of protecting someone gives me peace of mind. Providing security to a vast number of people makes me feel like I have accomplished a goal and that is to protect.
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I enjoy with that job since the i've a lot of experience on it.
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The role of protecting some one gives me a peace of mind, providing security to a vast no of peoples makes me a feel like I have accomplish a goal that is to protect.
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To secure systems and protect the organization that I am beholden to.
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What started out as a job turned into a passion. From my past experiences in the Military to the leadership roles in field engineering. I have found a career that fits my attributes.

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