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Question 2 of 30 for our Benefits Manager Mock Interview

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Question 2 of 30

Why did you decide to pursue a career in benefits management?

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    Why did you decide to pursue a career in benefits management?

      How to Answer

      The interviewer wants to know what led or motivated you to pursue a career in benefits management. Briefly discuss with the interviewer your reason behind specializing in benefits management. Perhaps you have a related degree, gained interest after performing other HR or similar duties, or are just starting your path into benefits management. Share the details of your career pursuit and what you hope to accomplish in this career field.

      Rachelle's Answer

      "I started my career in human resources, and after about three years into my career, my employer asked me to step into a role that focused on employee benefits management. I found benefits easy for me to understand, and I enjoyed helping management and employees understand the benefits available to them. I can make benefits seem simple, which is why they wanted me in the role. I haven't looked back since!"

      Rachelle's Answer

      "I am now graduating with my degree in Human Resources with a focus on benefits management. I purposefully chose this specialty because so many employers and employees are unclear on the details of their benefits packages. I love to take complicated topics and make them simple for others to learn."

      Rachelle's Answer

      "I have been a benefits manager for the past ten years. As a benefits manager, I have found that I love to help others simplify their benefits packages and ensure they know their benefits. I have also been able to research and identify benefits trends to ensure our organization is offering the best benefits packages that are in demand and cost-effective. They can be confusing, but I find it easy and rewarding to explain to others."