How Do You Measure Your Professional Success?


How do you measure your success

It was a continuous discussion between an interviewer and interviewee on a face to face interview. In between that discussion:

Example at Hiring LibraryInterviewer to interviewee “How do you measure your professional success?”




Career Summary from a Professional for HiringLibrarInterviewee clarified his question – “Are you talking about my professional success ?, professional success in terms of what , means I got any award or I promoted recently or how I contributed within the team or I written any patent or Technically I invented something”



Example at Hiring LibraryInterviewer reDefined his question and said – ” In general, How you verify that your performance is good within the team ?, Or how you satisfy yourself that whatever you are doing that is professionally skilled ? Or how you evaluate that you are professionally successful within the team ?”



Career Summary from a Professional for HiringLibrarInterviewee answered something like this :

I measure my professional success by self-evaluation and feedback from related teams for performing the work related tasks that involved my functional and technical skills as mentioned above. That self-evaluation always brings several areas for improvement and success to some extent.

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Since last 15 years in different geographical locations, Sumit prepared hiring format for several hiring managers/teams to hire the balanced talents and interviewed talents on the various stages of their selection process. He also interviewed by hundreds of companies in different geographical locations.His best conclusion for hiring teams and candidate is to prepare in advance. Here ‘advance’ means keep your interview book ready and continue to update it even you are not going to interview candidates or applying for any job in next six months.