Chapter Five

How to Make a Company Connection

In an interview, it would not be unusual to be asked, why do you want to work for this company? Part of your preparation is to understand the company and try to find a meaningful connection for a quality and sincere answer. Spend time on the website and learn about the company’s history. When was it established? What challenges did the company overcome? Is there anything interesting in the company’s background that inspires you? Read the mission statement and value statement and find points that resonate with you. Then when you are asked, why this company you have something sincere to say.

  • I like that this company was first established by a family. My grandfather was a business owner and it taught me…
  • I also believe in community and I like that every Saturday some doctors and nurses have an open invitation for community members to walk with them in the park.
  • It inspired me to want to work for you since once a year, as a company there is a project that gives back to the community. I want to participate in projects that supports communities.
  • I share the same values with the company. I also believe that the customer is the reason why the company exists and I feel that…
  • I’m excited that this is a young company and it is my goal to find a company that shares my interest and vision and grow my career long term with the same company.

Responses like this will be stronger than,” This seems like a nice place to work.” Or “I have a friend in accounting” The more prepared you are, the stronger the interview will be. If you can authentically resonate with something in the company’s history, mission or values and direct it to a response, you will genuinely seem as if you really want to be a part of the company.

Chapter Five

How to Make a Company Connection

In an interview, it would not be unusual to be asked, why do you want to work for this company? Part of your preparation is to understand the company and try to find a meaningful connection for a quality and sincere answer. Spend time on the website and learn about the company’s history. When was it established? What challenges did the company overcome? Is there anything interesting in the company’s background that inspires you? Read the mission statement and value statement and find points that resonate with you. Then when you are asked, why this company you have something sincere to say.

  • I like that this company was first established by a family. My grandfather was a business owner and it taught me…
  • I also believe in community and I like that every Saturday some doctors and nurses have an open invitation for community members to walk with them in the park.
  • It inspired me to want to work for you since once a year, as a company there is a project that gives back to the community. I want to participate in projects that supports communities.
  • I share the same values with the company. I also believe that the customer is the reason why the company exists and I feel that…
  • I’m excited that this is a young company and it is my goal to find a company that shares my interest and vision and grow my career long term with the same company.

Responses like this will be stronger than,” This seems like a nice place to work.” Or “I have a friend in accounting” The more prepared you are, the stronger the interview will be. If you can authentically resonate with something in the company’s history, mission or values and direct it to a response, you will genuinely seem as if you really want to be a part of the company.