How to Show You’re Passionate in a Job Interview

Demonstrating passion is not the only predictor of a great job candidate, however hiring managers repeatedly reference this trait in their interview feedback — so you need to figure out how to convey what matters most to you. In your responses during interviews, rather than reference what you did, talk about why you chose to do it. Passion often lies in the activities you aren’t required to do, so talk about what you do with your extra time and why. Talk about your hobbies and how this passion flows into side projects. Talk about where you’ve worked for free. Don’t get overlooked during your next job interview because you don’t display the kind of full-throated, table-thumping behaviors companies tend to equate with passion. Show them that passion comes in different forms and yields impressive results

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