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Tell me about one of your goals. How are you working towards it?
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If the interviewer asks you any general questions about goals, try to focus your answer on something career-oriented.
Answer examples
"I want to go to graduate school to become a licensed social worker. I'm excited about this job because it will give me more experience in the field. I am also volunteering at a children's shelter. I think that the more experience I can get in the field, the closer I am getting to achieving my goal."
"One of my goals has been to secure employment with a company that offers tuition reimbursement and encourages continued education for their employees. I would like to complete my degree through evening and weekend courses while working full time. I believe that this position will help me to get there."
"I have a goal of being a supervisor in 5 years. I am working toward that goal by taking a supervisory skills course and shadowing leaders in my industry."

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User-Submitted Answers

Tell me about one of your goals. How are you working towards it?
1.
To join AIF for once... Or I get a chance to fly a fighter plane.
2.
At work: to be respected enough to be consulted on major technology decisions and choices. To write the code that colleagues like to work on. personal. To know I can retire comfortably and with a satisfying relationship.
3.
I want to take my wife to New Zealand or Scotland, two places she really wants to visit.