“Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?” is a common question you may be asked during a job interview. Employers typically ask this type of question to gather insight into how well the job fits with your overall career goals.
In this article, we will look at how people answered this question perfectly and got recruited instantly. Job interview could be stressful, but not stressful when you are well prepared. Even if you don’t have an exact picture of where you want to be in five years, there are ways to answer this question that show your enthusiasm for the job
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Here are some suggested answers to the question
1. “I have big plans for the next five years. My first goal is to get this job with your company, work hard, become a high performing team member and eventually get promoted. In five years I would have completed lots of training courses to diversify my skills, be an expert in my area of specialism and be a person who helps train new team members whenever they join the company”
2. “In five years, I see myself continuing to grow in my career and taking on more responsibility within the company I’m also looking to start a family in the next few years, so I’ll be balancing work and home life.”
3. “In the next 5 years, I would like to have maximum knowledge in each and every department of our organization and I see myself as an integral part of the company who has helped contribute to the growth and success of the organization and I want to change the level of my family into the next and I see myself in a successful person in society”