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Where Do You See Yourself Five (5) Years From Now? - Interview Answers

Well this is a similar question to the short term goals question but you need to answer them differently.

Your answer can be:

1) I see myself as a Senior Software Engineer in your esteemed organization where by with all my enhanced learning and skill, I shall be able to make up a valuable and meaningful contribution to your organization.

2) In five years, I want to be a senior analyst (Senior Software Engineer/Manager/Lead). I want to expertise to directly impact the company in a positive way.

3) Although I really enjoy working as a Software Engineer, I want to eventually become a manager. I want to continue gaining experience, and after learning many different aspects, I see myself in management.


- Tell Me Something About Yourself ?

- What Are Your Strengths?

- What Are Your Weaknesses?

- How Do You Handle Pressure / Can You Work Well Under Pressure?

- What are your short term goals/career aspirations?

- What are your long term goals/career aspirations?

- What is (are) your Strength (Strengths)?

- What is (are) your Weakness (Weaknesses)?

- Can you work well under pressure? (Or How well do you handle stress and pressure?)

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  1. i m too convinced .....with u dude right above me....

  2. fantastic solutions. Although every interview is a bit peculiar and require interpersonal tactics and one need to control the nerve on dat gorund.

  3. You guys are doing a fantastis job and thank you for this !

    I'm just starting off my career as an HR, so what would be the best answer for (a) Long term goal, (b) Where do i see myself 5 years from now ?

    Thanks !

  4. Thank you guys your suggestion/answers help me in my interview


  5. thank you for the idea

  6. thanks.......for giving suggestion ..

  7. Great answer...keep it up..:-)

  8. thank youuuuuuuuuuuuuu....

  9. any other answer please as i am fresher..and yet not got any job...

  10. I heard that while talking about 5 years from now, a candidate should not mention about designation.As it may frame a negative aspect of you.

    For example, After five years from now,I want to be a "manager" in your organisation.

  11. An Accountant in what ways do you think you can make a contribution to our organisation.

  12. thanks for your suggesion

  13. I see myself five years from now still working in this company and fulfilling my goals.

  14. gr8....god bles u..


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