What role do ambition, drive, career progress and career success play in your life and how would you even begin to define some of those terms as they fit your circumstances? The reason prospective employers are so interested in these aspects of you is that they link to something very important to all employers – your level of motivation: that all-important question ‘Will you do the job?’ Assuming you have the qualifications, the right experience, an attractive CV and a pleasant interview manner, your interviewer needs to be able to recognise real commitment. Do you really, really want the job – not the job offer and the chance to turn up three ...

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