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How do you feel about joining a new organization?

1 of 12 Job Satisfaction Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on June 29th, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
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 a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
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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