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Give an example of a goal you reached and tell me how you achieved it.
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It's important for the hiring manager to know that you are able to set personal and/or career goals and then dedicate yourself to achieving those goals. A career related goal/achievement is always best.
Answer examples
"This year I set a goal for myself to successfully hire and train 3 new production workers and ensure an 87% retention rate in our production department. I dedicated myself to training these employees and kept a closer beat on that department. We closed the year at a 94% retention rate and I was very pleased with this success."

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User-Submitted Answers

Give an example of a goal you reached and tell me how you achieved it.
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Reduced scrap dollars by implamenting scales by Gaylord room.
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I met the everyday production organizing and delegating work knowing my people skills.
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By working fast and acjieve.
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I was looking for a work for a long time. I started preparing myself . I watched videos with tips.
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Our goal was to achieve rework percentage below 3. I review the data from the work progress database, that states which line has the defects. I will analysis the nature of the defects and the root cause of it and then directly speak to the work supervisor on the preventing action to be taken so that such defects does not occur in future.
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I was paying off my mortgage and put all my extra money on it to get it paid off.
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I set a 5 year plan and recently achieved it by paying off my mortgage.
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Ba sociology By distance education.
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Understand how food is processed. I achieved it by becoming a qc.
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I was struggling with my physical activity in wouldn't want to go do anything so I start pushing myself and just keeping it on my mind of all the struggles you face if you don't and all the negative impact it would have on me so I started ond day at a time an now I am almost to 5 days a week.
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I was plan to get a license, I achieved that by studying hard with control time.
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Check the 400+ machines without any quality failure in just one moth was the goal and I formed a group and achieved the same.
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Learning a complected series of expermental details.
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Project completion, to apply required engineering standards as per drawing specifications.
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I am an inspector and that, s so great.
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I became a driving instructor, by revising all aspects of the learner driver manual, and sitting exams to reach my goal.
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I set out to be in the QA department at my company within 5 years and I did it in about 4 I started as a solderer then got the lead position and then the QA position. I also set out to buy my own house in that time and just purchased my home last year!
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I had to reach a $275,000 home equity loan proceeds goal in 60 days. I actually reached $400,00 in the time frame. I did it by calling and reaching out to my mortgage loan clients to offer them a low interest rate home equity loan.
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Lower quality findings during Q30, from 650 to 660, lower findings into single digits.
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I have been awarded as a best performer for the year for that I have worked so hard, I liquidated the repairs and control the welding and welder. So that have completed the hydrotest of boiler with zero leakage.
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Stair trim task 2 week job into 3 days.
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Stair trim task 2 week job into 3 days.
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By utilizing quality procedures, ITP, as project approved drawings.
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Weight loss, hard work and determination.
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After inspection when do not fiend any error.
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Be the assistant team lead and have a achieve it by learning all my station in my area and se a good example to other team members.
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Working with a target every day enables me to achieve the goal. Team work plays a big part in achieving a goal, in which I perform every day.
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I reached my goal by working from start to finish.
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To be a facade consultant. Being employed at ALT Cladding Inc. An international facade consultant. I experienced dealing with other contractors and consultants.
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I always wanted to be recognized for my hard work and be noticed...I then worked overtime and dedicated time to learn more and learn the system..I was nominated as an employee of the month.
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Learn more about R&R, taking classes.
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Meeting the standards set out in programs, meeting procedure adherence, revenue, numbers etc.
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I've established cost control in my job as a financial analyst.
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Property Upgrades to meet decent homes standard. I liaised with the Landlord's to discuss upgrades necessary e. G. Kitchen, bathroom, double glazing. Negotiate works, confirm it in writing. I liaise with Contractors to ensure all detailed works are carried out. I post inspect property on completion, take photos. Send photos to the Landlord.
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Won first place in quality control in the newspaper quality.
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Hydrogen controlled electrodes were develop for.
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The ways of Sea to hit the shore after that he broke the huge part of the shore... They achieve the target.. This is example... Continuously trying for goal and achieved it.
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Interview For: Quality Control Inspector.
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A goal that I reached was to get my degree in Material Science, I achieved it by hard work and concentration.
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Complete degree and I have completed with srcond class. I achived it with hard work ,
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I love cricket more then my bike I achieved form 3 certificate in south zone cricket match conducted by Osmania university.
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To become a Site Inspector. And I achieved that goal by earning the appropriate certifications, and training that was required for that position.
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Arrive office 20 minutes before time. By planning and dividing time into parts.
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I obtained my NIMS certification and course work at Ivy Tech in warsaw, Indiana while working full time at Zimmer along with overtime. I achieved this success by priorizing my work, schooling and home life to accommodate that success.
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During my honours year my goal was to improve on giving presentations and achieving a first class honours. I achieved my goals by a never missing an opportunity when given a chance for presentation and working hard. The end result was fruit as I won a poster prize presentation award at a conference and got a first class honours for my honours project.
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I finished my last project in right time with full quality.
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I wanted the process to be faster. I gave tips to the people before me and the process was fasten again.
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According to the standard work has to be carried out and make sure about it.
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My goal was to a quality officer and I became one how I achieved was just hard work.