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"What are you looking for in a new position?"

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  • What are you looking for in this position?

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The interviewer is trying to determine how much you really know about the job description and the position, or if you are throwing a dart and hoping to just land any job that you applied for. They want to ensure that your vision and skills match what the company is seeking in a candidate to fill that position.

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