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Old 07-23-2018, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Grove City, Ohio
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I will be turning 75 and most likely retired at that time.

If I am working that is good (workaholic here) and if I am not that is good... don't care.
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Old 07-23-2018, 12:57 PM
 
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"Important enough to be able to tell personnel goofballs like you to kiss off."
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Old 07-23-2018, 01:22 PM
 
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Yeah, just give a fluffy BS response like that.

It's like when you are asked what your greatest weakness is, you say that you are a little too detailed, or something like that where it isn't really a weakness.

Give stupid answers to stupid questions asked by lazy and/or incompetent interviewers.

The best interviews I've been on have involved a skills test and specific questions related to the job itself to judge competence. If you are in a field where hard skills matter and you get the fluff questions, realize that you are either dealing with an idiot or he really isn't interested in hiring you.
Oh My God! I didn't know you were the expert of experts! What fortune 500 company are you the CEO? Oh, please list your qualifications, sir.

Your remark is so condescending, but yet, you haven't even offer OP an example. Typical forum dimwit
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Old 07-24-2018, 08:39 AM
 
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"Celebrating the 5th anniversary of you asking me that question". Mitch Hedberg

lol
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Old 07-24-2018, 03:43 PM
 
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When they asked me that, I told him that I was not looking for management role. I just wanted to learn blah blah skill, and blah blah skill. It would add to my skillset.

He didn't seem too excited, but it didn't kill my chances, I guess. He might have been looking for me to say that I would still be here in 5 years.

They offered me the job. It was my #1 choice out of other opportunities that I looked it. My answer did not make them excited, but I answered their other questions great.
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Old 07-24-2018, 03:55 PM
 
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Congrats!
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Old 07-24-2018, 04:04 PM
 
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When they asked me that, I told him that I was not looking for management role. I just wanted to learn blah blah skill, and blah blah skill. It would add to my skillset.

He didn't seem too excited, but it didn't kill my chances, I guess. He might have been looking for me to say that I would still be here in 5 years.

They offered me the job. It was my #1 choice out of other opportunities that I looked it. My answer did not make them excited, but I answered their other questions great.
Congrats! Another one bites the dust Is that an appropriate response? Lol! I just felt like saying it
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Old 07-28-2018, 07:17 PM
 
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In 20 years of interviewing, I have never been asked "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?"
It popped up the first time, recently.

What is the right response to the interviewer, so you can make it to the next round? I would like to be prepared for future interviews with other companies.

The only time I heard this question is on a first date. lol
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Old 07-29-2018, 11:29 PM
 
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Be too ambitious in your answer, you scare them off, not enough ambition, this person is lazy, middle of the road answer, I just know this person is lying.
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Old 07-30-2018, 05:23 AM
 
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It is a stupid question. I have not been asked that one yet.
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