How long do you expect to stay/work with us?
Here, they wish to check if you would be a good ‘long-term investment’ for the company. This question becomes obvious especially in case of candidates whose resume depicts frequent changes done in job. For this kind of candidates, justifying their answers to this question becomes a difficult task.
You need to sound determined and ambitious while answering this question. Comply with the following guidelines:
1. Do NOT mention a particular time-period in your answer. Your answer to this question should be a first-rate diplomatic answer. It should indicate your intention to stay attached with the company for a long period.
2. You can include this line in your answer – “An employee grows simultaneously along with the growth of the organization for which it works”. Tell that your growth lies in the growth of the company and hence, it’s a wise decision to stick to a company and watch both the counterparts evolve.
Now, it’s time for 'participation':
*Assume that you are sitting in the interview room now.
*You have been asked to ‘How long do you expect to stay/work with us’. Go ahead; give it a try on how to answer the same. Post your own answers and get them reviewed .