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Old 11-16-2015, 08:55 PM
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I agree with the comment that you NEVER say anything bad about your current job. So I always say that I'm happy with my current position and wasn't originally looking, but that I heard such great things about [interviewing company] that I didn't want to pass up such a great opportunity. I match my skills to the posted job description and talk about how I'd like to work there for many years. I mine my contacts to see if I know anyone who currently or previously worked for the company and reach out to them for information, so that I can provide specific examples of initiatives or programs that I respect and am especially excited about.
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Old 11-17-2015, 06:09 PM
Location: Buckeye, AZ
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Originally Posted by Hacker1234 View Post
So a question that comes up every time, is why are you looking for a new job.

What would be the best way to answer that?

Im typically brutally honest, and I come out and say I am looking for the right company culture and size of company. Those are my motivating factors.
It depends if you are a fan or even just a follower of the company, mention your experiences with them and say this is what you want to do. This also works for specific roles as well. I found it has worked several times I've done that.
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