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Why do you believe you will have success at this position?

1 of 25 Management 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 why you feel you are the correct fit for this role. This question presents an excellent time to highlight the skills you possess and show the interviewer that you are the best choice for the position.

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"I feel that I will be successful in this position because I am passionate about your organization's values and mission. I can see your vision and have already drafted some great ideas on how I can help you to get there. My organizational skills will be a major asset to you, and I also bring with me a strong track record of increasing sales and client base."

Admin
Answer example

"I will be successful in this position because I understand your business and I will bring the level of organization that you crave for this role. I have created a 30-day plan for getting the paperwork back on track. In addition to this, I have experience in accounts receivable and am prepared to support your AR department."

Manager
Answer example

"I believe I am equipped with the experience and know-how to take this role on and be successful. Some of your challenges are things I have helped other organizations overcome, and I will be proud to work for a company that delivers the services that you do!"

Marketing
Answer example

"In addition to your need for a content writer, I am also very much experienced in social media and its algorithms. Because of this, I will be able to help you maximize your impact on every dollar spent - a factor that you mentioned you are currently missing."

Retail
Answer example

"I believe I am the best candidate for this job based on my experience in the industry, as a manager in the same department at your biggest competitor, and my grasp of the industry trends that are up and coming. I have developed solutions to the very problems that you and your team are currently facing, and I look forward to leveraging that experience to help bring the store increased success."

Sales
Answer example

"I am confident that I am the best fit for the position because I have six years of supervisory and management experience, following four successful years in sales. Each of those years, I made president's club. I have exhibited excellence in sales, and have had a successful track record as a team leader. I feel I've had all of the preparation and training necessary to excel in this position."

Teacher
Answer example

"I will be successful in this role because you need a teacher as well as a coach. I have experience in both realms; as a mathematics teacher and a basketball coach. I take my love for competition into the classroom - a teaching method that my students are all very responsive to."

Air Traffic Controllers
Answer example

"I have trained hard, and for a very long time, to ensure that I am fully prepared to be a strong air traffic controller. I am incredibly confident in my ability to succeed in this role, and I look forward to showing you what I can do."

Written by:

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.
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.
First written on: 01/05/2017
Last modified on: 06/29/2018

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