The way to answer, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” in an interview

interview-83You’re acing your interview with an employer when they ask a question you’ve heard before but always wondered if you’re answering in a manner they want to hear:

“Where do you see yourself in five years?”

The mind races.   Do I show confidence?  Do I show humility?  Don’t be too emotional.  Or should I be?  Will they want to hear me speak in detail or succinctly?  And your mind keeps racing.

Slow it down and check out this article.  It gives some pointers from the employer perspective you should heed.   Remember, the more thought you put into this question in advance, the more concrete an answer you can provide in the interview.

Click here to get some clarity to this popular interview question.

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