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Shivu.Gouda. Malipatil said: (Wed, Nov 26, 2014 04:14:30 PM)  
 
Sir, I would like invest my whole money in your company and Its my pleasure to be part of company which I like most.

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Aravind Haran said: (Sat, Nov 22, 2014 08:42:00 PM)  
 
It is nice to hear the offer, if I get $10 million dollar then I will keep some amount of money for me and my family and I will invest remaining amount in your concern and it will makes the company growth and I will be the financial business partner of your company.

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Naven said: (Fri, Nov 21, 2014 07:28:07 PM)  
 
Yes sir, I like to continue to work in my organisation because I like to do job. Getting money without efforts will be no longer, getting money by doing hard work gives self satisfaction and happiness.

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William said: (Thu, Nov 20, 2014 07:04:12 AM)  
 
Of course I would quit my job. However, that doesn't mean I would quit working. There are many kinds of work in this world. I would use a portion of the 10 million to find ways to help others. But, I would no longer have the constraints of "need for money". Therefore, I would look for ways to help others succeed.

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Sonia said: (Wed, Nov 19, 2014 09:58:21 PM)  
 
Yes, off course I will still love to work because for me money is important but it is not everything. I work in your organisation to gain more knowledge and to get experience in my field. For me, a person with money and without knowledge is useless.

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Suranjit Adhikary said: (Tue, Nov 18, 2014 09:29:37 AM)  
 
Money matters a lot. But earning it is much more preferable and peaceful with respect to having luck to have a lottery. So experience will help me to do better in future.

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Jain said: (Sun, Nov 16, 2014 05:32:21 PM)  
 
Sir, I would think of $10 million lottery as an another source of income. As I am already getting income from my work, so its a kinda win-win situation and of course I would be on cloud nine. If at that time, I am in need of something, I would buy them but won't leave the job. As it allows me to advance my career and helps me to achieve my Long term objective of being a reputed person in the company.

All rich person in this world all rich enough to buy anything they want but they still work as it keeps them busy and enhance their skills and knowledge. So, I will stay here.

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Gurushant M said: (Sat, Nov 15, 2014 07:16:41 PM)  
 
If I get money with luck or without effort, it would not have such value and even that doesn't give me satisfaction of success but it may give happiness for some time but, If we earn single rupee with our effort that gives me satisfaction. So I believe in my work not in luck, so I'll work,

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Dwight Kallay said: (Fri, Nov 14, 2014 05:57:21 PM)  
 
Yes, I will be in my place of work because that's my career an I have love an passion for my work, even though I have won a huge amount of money, that will just be something like an additional money in my retired safe.

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Olawale said: (Sun, Nov 9, 2014 07:51:04 AM)  
 
Oh yes I will still be working with the company but I might just invest it in shares with this company and become your boss until am able to set up a company like this. See am not just here because of the money but also for the experience and the satisfaction of doing what I have always wanted to do, so yes I will stay.

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Kevin said: (Wed, Nov 5, 2014 02:24:06 PM)  
 
No I leave from your company and open a new company for supporting freshers.

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Ram said: (Wed, Nov 5, 2014 11:25:52 AM)  
 
"After I floated down from cloud nine", I think I would still hold my basic belief that achievement and purposeful work are essential to a happy, productive life. After all if money alone bought happiness, then all rich people would be all happy, and that's not true.

"I love the work" I do, and I think I'd always want to be involved in my career in some fashion. Winning the lottery would make it more fun because it would mean having more flexibility, more options. Who knows?

"Of course", since I can't count on winning, I'd just as soon create my own destiny by sticking with what's worked for me, meaning good old reliable hard work and a desire to achieve.

I think those qualities have built many more fortunes that all the lotteries put together.

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Mohini said: (Mon, Nov 3, 2014 11:23:17 PM)  
 
Yes I will continue working in my organization because I am not working only for money I do this job because I love to work. And lottery don't give me inner peace which I get from my salary which earned by my hard work.

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Shyamala said: (Mon, Nov 3, 2014 09:17:51 PM)  
 
I strongly believe in a philosophy i.e. the things which come easily will go easily.

Apply the same to the question of the HR i.e money which comes easily will go easily.

So strongly I don't believe in easy money rather be money by effort really tastes good.

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Deepanshu Mohan said: (Sat, Nov 1, 2014 01:42:16 PM)  
 
I would prefer investing that money in new house/property and upgrade my standard of living. I would continue working in the firm.

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Willenz said: (Fri, Oct 31, 2014 10:58:11 PM)  
 
If I had that kind of amount I would rather invest it to the company, because it's my goal to involve growing with the company where I can continue to learn, to take additional responsibilities and to contribute of much of value as I can because I believe the companies success is my success.

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Shazeeb Adim said: (Fri, Oct 31, 2014 03:40:08 PM)  
 
If I won $10 million I will still work for your company. And utilize that $10 million in the education of poor children in my locality.

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William Shaji said: (Fri, Oct 31, 2014 12:19:16 AM)  
 
Actually people wish to make the company feel they are loyal. The reality is what I might do. I will stop working and I will do some sort of business and establish a company like yours if I am able.

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Kukku said: (Mon, Oct 27, 2014 07:39:57 AM)  
 
Job is an another kind of satisfaction. Yes we all know that money is an important factor, but it is not more than our self satisfaction.

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Mukesh said: (Sun, Oct 26, 2014 08:10:19 PM)  
 
Of course sir I will work because money can't teach all the stuff, whereas knowledge can. Which can be gained through your company.

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Divyesh M said: (Fri, Oct 24, 2014 05:16:02 PM)  
 
I would definitely continue my work with the company. Because the job is something I have achieved through my hard work, lottery is just an outcome of my luck.

My hard work will always be on my side and benefit me in my future endeavors, luck won't be always. Also by continuing my work I will get a better knowledge of utilizing my resources.

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Mohan B.R said: (Fri, Oct 24, 2014 12:41:24 PM)  
 
If I get 10 million I am happy but I am really happy when I get money through my hard works, so I never leave the work and your company.

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Pavan said: (Wed, Oct 22, 2014 08:20:21 PM)  
 
If I won that much amount in lottery or anything I won't stop working in your company. I will learn the techniques to utilize that amount.

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Shafi said: (Wed, Oct 22, 2014 01:44:17 AM)  
 
Gaining something without hard work will not give satisfaction in your life. Rather putting your hard work to gain knowledge is more worthful.

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Nagarjuna Y said: (Sat, Oct 18, 2014 06:00:44 PM)  
 
Sir will prefer to work in your company. Because if I work in your company that experience teach to me how to utilize money in business.

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Mak said: (Wed, Oct 15, 2014 12:51:28 PM)  
 
I donate the whole money and then continued with your company.

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George said: (Wed, Oct 15, 2014 02:23:58 AM)  
 
Are you guys serious? You only live once! Would you really work if you won the lottery! I think anyone, not just an interviewer, prefers an honest answer over an obvious lie any day of the week!

My answer would be the following: " Sir, would you still work if you won millions?".

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Gowrisri Manikandan said: (Sun, Oct 12, 2014 12:40:26 PM)  
 
I will work with the company where parallely I will take up my investments shares and multiply the amount into huge for future settlement, If I won $10 Million lottery in life.

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Jayshree said: (Fri, Oct 10, 2014 09:53:07 PM)  
 
Sir,

I will prefer to work in your company which will provide me challenges & experience to utilize my current resources in a better way.

As working in a company like yours is like a waterfall flowing contentiously, but winning lottery is like flood which can't benefit you properly, until you don't have experience and knowledge to control it.

So I will work in your company to gain knowledge and experience which will be helping me to make a dam and utilize it in a proper way.

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Thanaji said: (Fri, Oct 10, 2014 08:11:39 PM)  
 
No, I won't give up working in this company, as we all know that money lasts for a short time, as far as job is concerned, it ensures flow of money to meet the financial expenses. I predominantly concentrate on flow of knowledge from the company to grow my skills and increase the horizon of my mind. If we decide to spend money, it won't take even minutes to spend it. I don't work only for money and to meet my financial expenses, but it keeps smooth functioning of your mind, regulates and maintains your body. A doctor prescribes you to work, so that if you eat, the body digests and your body functions properly.

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Mugesh said: (Mon, Oct 6, 2014 10:51:36 AM)  
 
Of course, I will definitely work sir. Why because I never give up my self respect, I need the pride that I was working in such a healthy organization. I will keep that luck amount for any future purpose.

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Varsha said: (Fri, Oct 3, 2014 12:05:36 AM)  
 
Sir,

I will definitely continue to work because this is what I have earned by my hard work and patience whereas lottery is something by luck which is secondary!

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Swathi said: (Thu, Oct 2, 2014 11:41:52 PM)  
 
First of all I'm not that lucky even if I win I could spend it on my parents because they are the one who made me reach here.

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Anjan said: (Wed, Oct 1, 2014 08:56:58 AM)  
 
I will keep it safe in bank and continue my life as it was previously since right now I don't want that huge amount of money but in future in this uncertain world require it anytime may be because of health or family related problems. That time I will utilize it.

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Barun Kumar Jha said: (Tue, Sep 30, 2014 06:14:10 PM)  
 
Absolutely I will continue job because respect never comes from lottery its a luck. I want a plateform where I can grow my skills that money is our labour money. But if I have got such a large amount then I will try to help those person they are actually physically handicapped. Because respect is much greater then money.

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Samar said: (Mon, Sep 29, 2014 11:19:04 AM)  
 
Getting money without any effort will lead to it's wastage and the money which is earned through hard work will be utilized carefully. So despite a lottery I will continue to work.

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Deepak Chaube said: (Sun, Sep 28, 2014 09:13:49 PM)  
 
Of course sir,

I will continue works because without any work earning money, I do not use for us, I give poor people but it's a lot's money. I want open technical College and give more facility.

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Navya said: (Sun, Sep 28, 2014 07:38:00 PM)  
 
Definitely I will work, Because I want a platform to showcase my skills so I wish to work. Money will not give the experience, happy, satisfaction to life.

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Meera said: (Thu, Sep 25, 2014 11:14:05 AM)  
 
Definitely I will work. I believe in 'Hardwork never fails'. Money that is earned by putting effort will help us to grow in life. Money that is earned through luck will leave at some point of life.

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Benami Yuvak said: (Tue, Sep 23, 2014 10:28:19 PM)  
 
In fact, I would invest that in the organization where I work to make the best use out of it.

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Raziya said: (Mon, Sep 22, 2014 11:31:28 PM)  
 
Of course sir. I'm not here just to fill my pockets without putting my minute effort sir and I want to showcase my talent and my abilities on a platform which can give a lot of encouragement.

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Xyz said: (Mon, Sep 22, 2014 06:05:02 PM)  
 
Money earned without any effort does not have any value though you can buy many whatever you want but it will never give you satisfaction. So I will definitely work.

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Ashumochan said: (Mon, Sep 22, 2014 10:12:59 AM)  
 
Sir, I believe in my hard working, but I also don't miss the opportunity also. So I will keep some money for my future and the remain, I will spend on the needed people.

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Saileeth said: (Sun, Sep 21, 2014 07:53:55 PM)  
 
Yes, I would still work. Because I would give the entire money I get as a lottery to the poor students and help them in their education and their needs. Because I feel money can be earned any time but the knowledge and wisdom must be earned each and every day. So I would still work.

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Sona said: (Sun, Sep 21, 2014 06:36:23 PM)  
 
I believe that money for us, we are not for money and its my good luck and I will feel more comfortable but I didn't leave my job because we never purchase experience and knowledge. Its come from doing thing and money automatically come to me.

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Roshni Bhandula said: (Sun, Sep 21, 2014 01:22:14 PM)  
 
I'll win a lottery if I will play it and I only believe in hard work not in any lottery. I worked hard to get good education, this hard work is not only to earn money. Because I always remember what John Ruskin has said "The highest reward of one's toil is not what one gets for it but what one become by it".

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Syed said: (Sat, Sep 20, 2014 10:16:56 PM)  
 
To be honest it depends on the situation if I had the good knowledge and skills at that time then I would probably open a new company or link up with any good company or if I didn't have good knowledge and skills at that time then I would definitely work to improve my knowledge and skills because money doesn't give you knowledge, self satisfaction and wise (whereas it makes your mind rusty and lazy).

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Naveen Gaur said: (Thu, Sep 18, 2014 10:49:27 PM)  
 
To be honest, It depends on the time, when I will win the lottery. If I would get the lottery after 4 or 5 years of working, when I would have good knowledge about the organizational development and way of business then I will surely leave this job and start my own business. You can apply there for HR manager.

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Iftikar said: (Sun, Sep 14, 2014 04:30:53 PM)  
 
Yes, definitely. I will not work only for money. I will work for wisdom and experience. I enjoy by doing works and take responsibility for any work.

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Ajay said: (Sat, Sep 13, 2014 11:13:58 PM)  
 
The answer of this question depends upon the job for which you are being interviewed. For example if it is Government Job than you may say that it is due to luck and don't give me satisfaction, knowledge remains forever and blah blah but if you are a fresher particularly an MBA graduate you may say that 10 million at the beginning is a huge money, I will not be continuing with your company rather I shall be using it for planning a new business. I have already such plans in mind but due to financial constraints could not able to execute them.

May be the Panel just want to see your entrepreneurial skills.

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