Tough Interview Questions: How Do You Define Success in Your Work? | JobSearchTV.com

Tough Interview Questions: How Do You Define Success in Your Work? | JobSearchTV.com

Although this question is best known as asked at Google, I have clients who use it, too. Here’s my thinking about how to answer it.

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How do you measure your success? How do you define it? I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I'm a career and leadership coach. I used to work in search for many years and filled a lot of positions in the United States. Again, this is a question I know that gets asked at Google and many other clients I had. Let me, re-state that. At Google and at client's I had when I used to work in recruiting.

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And the goal here is for them to get a sense of what inspires you, what motivates you, what floats your boat, however you want to define it. And it could be asked of you at a staff level. But it can also be asked for those of you in leadership.

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And thus, it's ideal if you spend a little bit of time in advance, thinking of what success means to you but then also looking at the role that you're interviewing for and connecting the dots for them so they see how your interpretation of what success means to you, connects with what their goals and objectives are. I think you can see how this works very well, whether you're at staff, or at a leadership level, and there's no one right answer to it, because it always connects back to the role.

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So I hope you found this helpful. I'm Jeff Altman. Visit my website, which is TheBigGameHunter.us. If you go to the site, you can go exploring in the blog, I've got a ton there to help you. You can find out about my courses that I have available, you can schedule time for a free discovery call or schedule time for coaching. You know why? Because I want to help you. In addition, if this isn't the right time to go to my website, what you can also do is put that address in your phone and come back to me on a later occasion. Again, TheBigGameHunter.us and put my name in your phone, Jeff Altman. Again, I'd love to help you.

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Lastly, connect with me on Linkedin at linkedin.com/in/TheBigGameHunter. Make it a great day. Be great.

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ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER

Jeff Altman, The Big Game HunterJeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching, and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with over 2200 episodes.

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