Interviewing to Get the Job: “Are you applying for other jobs?”
By Sharon Boerbon Hanson
This is another time to keep your answer honest and short. For example, “I am looking for a change and [name their company] is the place I’d like to be.” Then support why this is so with an example from your research (their values, business model, whatever it may be) and how your experience or skills or knowledge fits so well with it.
Sharon Boerbon Hanson is associate executive director of Advance IT Minnesota, a Center of Excellence that promotes awareness of and excellence in IT careers in order to ensure business success. She has over 25 years’ experience marketing and brand-building, and has been a resume and interview coach 15 years.