If you had enough money to retire right now, would you?
This is top questions that all recruiters may ask you for an job interview. You should match this questions to job duties, job spec, your resume and cover letter. You can interview answer tips, interview answer samples as follows:
1. Answer tips
• Be honest and answer yes if you would or No if you will not but since you need to work, this is the type of work you prefer. Do not say yes if you do not mean it.
• A simple, “Yes, I would retire now,” suggests you lack the desire and drive to be a member of the modern workforce.
• Don’t discuss what you would do if you were independently wealthy in the job interview. Don’t give the interviewer a wealth of personal information.
• Keep your answer to this question short and simple.
• If you are old enough to retire or near retirement age, never tell the interviewer you plan to retire shortly unless you don’t want the job.
2. Answer samples
Answer sample 1
I would not retire because I would not have the opportunities to be as involved as I am right now. It depends on your definition of what enough money is… if I had 70 million I would consider another line of work but if it was only 2 or 3 million I would definitely keep working.
Answer sample 2
I feel Money is not the criteria for retirement. If I have enough money I will go for Volunteer work to serve the country where i am useful.
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Top 7 interview questions with answers
1. What have you done to improve your knowledge in the last year?
Try to include improvement activities that relate to the job. A wide variety of activities can be mentioned as positive self-improvement. Have some good ones handy to mention.
2. What experience do you have in this field?
Speak about specifics that relate to the position you are applying for. If you do not have specific experience, get as close as you can.
3. Describe a typical work week for you.
Interviewers expect a candidate for employment to discuss what they do while they are working in detail. Before you answer, consider the position you are applying for and how your current or past positions relate to it. The more you can connect your past experience with the job opening, the more successful you will be at answering the questions.
It should be obvious that it’s not a good idea talk about non-work related activities that you do on company time, but, I’ve had applicants tell me how they are often late because they have to drive a child to school or like to take a long lunch break to work at the gym.
Keep your answers focused on work and show the interviewer that you’re organized (“The first thing I do on Monday morning is check my voicemail and email, then I prioritize my activities for the week.”) and efficient.
4. What kind of salary do you need?
A loaded question. A nasty little game that you will probably lose if you answer first. So, do not answer it. Instead, say something like, That’s a tough question. Can you tell me the range for this position? In most cases, the interviewer, taken off guard, will tell you. If not, say that it can depend on the details of the job. Then give a wide range.
5. Explain how you would be an asset to this organization
You should be anxious for this question. It gives you a chance to highlight your best points as they relate to the position being discussed. Give a little advance thought to this relationship.
6. What is your greatest strength?
Numerous answers are good, just stay positive. A few good examples: Your ability to prioritize, Your problem-solving skills, Your ability to work under pressure, Your ability to focus on projects, Your professional expertise, Your leadership skills, Your positive attitude
7. Do you have any questions for me?
Always have some questions prepared. Questions prepared where you will be an asset to the organization are good. How soon will I be able to be productive? and What type of projects will I be able to assist on? Are examples.