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How do you feel about joining a new organization?

7 Answer Examples

By: Rachelle Enns

How to Answer

The interviewer would like to know how you are feeling in regards to making a significant change. Changing employers can be exciting, scary, and all of the feels wrapped into one big weird emotion. Talk to the interviewer about how you feel regarding this particular career move.

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"For me, the thought of joining a new organization is stimulating. I am excited about learning new skills although I am also aware that it will be a lot of hard work. Overall, I am very enthusiastic about this opportunity."

Admin
Answer example

"I am excited and nervous, but I am ready to move on. I have been with my current company for eight years now and am ready for the change that this opportunity will bring."

Manager
Answer example

"I have on-boarded many new staff members in my 12-year management career. I see how nervous people can be on their first day. I feel that nervous excitement right now. I love to have strong tenure in my career so making a move is scary after all of these years; however, I know in my heart that this is the right thing to do."

Marketing
Answer example

"I would not want to leave my current organization for just any role; however, I have had an eye on your group for a very long time. For that reason, I would feel incredibly honored and thrilled to join your organization."

Retail
Answer example

"I am very excited about the opportunity and welcome the change! I thoroughly enjoy your products and know that this will be a great move for me."

Sales
Answer example

"Your product is incredible, and your workplace culture offers what I have been missing over the past few years. I feel excited and pumped! I'm ready for this."

Teacher
Answer example

"I am what you would call nervous-excited when I think about the opportunity to join your district. It will be a big change for me with relocation and all; however, I know it is the best choice for my career plan."

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: 01/08/2017
Last modified on: 06/29/2018

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