How Did You Hear About Us?” – 10 Sample Answers

In most cases, it’s perfectly fine to tell the truth when you explain how you heard about their job. If ANY of these reasons are true, you can simply tell the truth in the interview:

You were looking actively for jobs and found it on a job board, careers website, while searching jobs on LinkedIn, etc., and that’s how you first saw their job
You have a colleague or friend in the company who suggested you apply or mentioned they were hiring
You have a colleague or friend who doesn’t work in the company right now, but heard they were hiring and suggested you apply
You read an article, press release, or other news source saying they were hiring
You read an article or other news source that made you interested in the company in general, so you decided to look for job openings with them
You were contacted by a recruiter who put you in touch with the company or made you aware of the company
You were visiting their website for another reason and saw their “Careers” page
You like their company in general and went to their website and “Careers” page specifically to look for a job opening because you’d like to work for them
You saw an advertisement for a job opening (on LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.)
You were familiar with the company via previous work (for example, if they were a competitor of yours in a previous job)