How to Answer the Interview Question What motivates you to be your best?

How to Answer the Interview Question “What motivates you to be your best?”


Interview questions are asked to uncover a particular skill, quality or experience from the interviewee. The reason why many job applicants fail during the job interview is because they don’t understand what it is the interviewer wants to hear.

In this article we have broke down what the interviewer is looking for in a perfect job interview answer and to help you create the perfect answer we have recorded an example answer



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Interview Question:

What motivates you to be your best?

Explanation of the Question:

If every job paid the same salary, would you still apply for this position? If the answer is yes, why? This is what motivates you.

Think about the job you are applying too, what is the end result this company delivers? Does it make something? Help people? Give advice? Sells? If you are motivated by the same thing the company does then you will do well in the company and the interviewer will want to recruit you.

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Example Interview Answer

“I am always motivated knowing that my job role is making a difference with other people’s lives”


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