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Whole Foods Market Prepared Foods Team Member Interview Question

I interviewed in Pittsburgh, PA and was asked:
"Why Whole Foods?"
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I had several reasons for wanting to work there. I was moving into the city from a somewhat distant suburb, and wanted to escape annoying commutes. One personal goal of mine is to be able to ride a bicycle to work, and my lifestyle currently involves far more time spent driving than I have any desire to experience. My current job at another grocery chain was almost identical in terms of job requirements to the position I was applying for. And I also happen to agree with several of the philosophies Whole Foods promotes. Whole Foods also offered a higher pay than my current employer so a living wage is more easily met.

Of course, I usually only got about halfway into explaining those reasons before the next question was eventually asked.
- Interview Candidate on Sep 8, 2012

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