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What do you hope to learn from this job?

1 of 21 No Experience Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on January 22nd, 2019 | 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

When deciding what you would like to learn from this job, be sure to refer to the responsibilities in the job description or the opportunities that this company proudly offers. Are you looking to learn specific technical skills? Maybe you want to be groomed into leadership, or learn more about their particular industry. Share one or two things that you are looking to get out of the experience, and be sure to express your excitement for this potential opportunity!

Professional Answer Examples
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"I hope to gain stronger skills in QuickBooks while also gaining valuable accounting knowledge in the manufacturing industry. I look forward to the excellent opportunities your company will provide me. In exchange, I will be a dedicated learner committed to my training."

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"I have strong computer skills; however, I look forward to exposure in a business setting, particularly in the medical industry. The opportunity to learn medical specific terminology is exciting to me as well."

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"I would like to learn more about business and leadership. I feel that working for your company will give me many opportunities to expand my knowledge in these areas while helping your team to grow and your company to be more profitable."

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"As your newest marketing assistant, I look forward to furthering my agency exposure and gaining opportunities to be in a client-facing role. The confidence that I will gain is going to be an immeasurable benefit."

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"I am familiar with the importance of delivering great customer service; however, I have not experienced any extensive training. I look forward to going through your training program and perhaps one day, delivering the training to new hires, myself!"

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"I am looking to lay a strong foundation in my sales career with a long-term opportunity, with a company dedicated to training and mentorship. I looked at a lot of job postings and had interviewed with some very carefully selected places, but you are by far my frontrunner. I want to learn the fundamentals of sales and to build rapport with clients. I appreciate that you want me to start with the basics of the inside sales role before moving into outside sales."

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"I have the educational requirements, and some hands-on experience from being a teachers' assistant during my practicum; however, I look forward to finally applying my education to a classroom of my own."

Production Director
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"I hope that in this job I will constantly be learning, although I already feel that I am a strong production director. I hope that I will learn from my other production staff to learn the latest news in the world of production and keep improving my strengths."

Surveillance Operator
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"I've been in video surveillance for 18 months now, and I'm very vigilant about watching the monitors. But now I'd like to learn how to set the cameras up and where to place them. I'd also like to learn more about physical security."

Newspaper Columnist
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"I hope that over the course of doing the job, I will learn to be a more concise writer. I believe people will take me more seriously when I write shorter pieces with more packed information in it."

Political Reporter
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"During this job, I hope to be a stronger reporter but also learn much more about working in politics. I studied international relations in college but I hope to learn more about the way each individual state works."

Licensed Practical Nurse
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"The diversity of specialty areas is something I love about the healthcare field. I like the idea of being in a career that challenges me to learn and grow. I believe we all have something that we can contribute to others and I like to embrace the diversity among those that I work with."

News Researcher
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"I hope to learn from this job how to dig deeply into stories and find ones that the community really cares about, and not just the easy ones anyone can find. So many talented minds work here and I want to gain their knowledge of investigation."

Radiologic Technologist
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"I would like to further develop my leadership skills by actively mentoring others. It is important to not only help others around you learn, but to also help them develop their skills and achieve their objectives. I believe this will help me become a much more effective manager in the future and create a more positive and productive environment for my work team."

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: 12/16/2015
Last modified on: 01/22/2019

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