What are some important points to cover when answering “why do you want to work here”? Also how in depth should this answer be when filling it out in a job application?

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Keep it light and be genuine. A lot of folks fudge this and talk about their current job, we just want to know you’re interested in this opp specifically

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Notice is 3 months.
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