Job Interview Questions 5 Career Goals

Job Interview Questions – part 5 Career Goals

Here are some Job Interview Practice questions each followed by Key vocabulary.

Job Interview Questions and Useful Vocabulary


What is your medium to long-term career objective?

What sort of job do you see yourself holding five years from now?

What makes you confident that you will succeed in such a role/job?

What might make you leave this position?

What do you think you need to develop, in terms of skill and knowledge, to be ready for this (future opportunity)?

a career plan, to reach a career goal, a step-by-step plan of action
This goal will be achieved by…
short term, medium term, long term
stepping-stone goals = goals that can/will help you to reach your ultimate career goal (realistic stages which allows for adjustments too)
my ultimate goal
to achieve this by effort
to set, to reach, to achieve

a target, an aim, a vision


Your Checklist: Don’t forget to carry on working on the following points:

  • Write your CV
  • Write your Cover Letter
  • Personalise your Letter of Application
  • Prepare for the interview (Job Interview Questions)
  • Learn Key Vocabulary
  • Prepare your LinkedIn profile
  • Make sure your Social Media accounts’ privacy settings are set appropriately


Have any doubts or questions? Please post them below! We always look forward to hearing from you!

Job Interview Tips Part 5 Career goals

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