Job Interview Question and Answer Why Did You Choose this Career?

Job Interview Question and Answer “Why Did You Choose this Career?”


Employers also want to hire passionate employees as they tend to put more effort in their work compared to that of an employee who is in it for the money. In this interview question “why did you choose your career?” explain your passion, skills and commitment.

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 “Why Did You Choose This Career?” Video

Interview Question:

Why did you choice this career? 


Explanation of the Question:


We all have a different story to tell, some us “fall” into a career, while others had a career goal from an early age. Use this question to highlight your passion for your career and add in information on your experiences. Passion + experience = a good employee. Interview questions and answers

Example Interview Answer

“I have always wanted a job “helping” people, after university I took any job I could take and ended up working a an Male Hostel, 10 years later I am still in the same industry, I just love that my work helps others improve their lives. I have learnt so much over these 10 years that helps me quickly move people forward.”  

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