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    I've got an interview soon at a small research/consultancy firm.
    I've already had one interview at a similar firm but struggled with the following question:

    "Where do you see yourself in 5/10 years time?"

    Both firms are quite small (employing <50 people) and cater to quite a niche market, so realistically because there is limited scope for advancement, anyone with high ambitions will be looking to exit within 2/3 years.

    How exactly do you pull off sounding committed to a small firm without giving off the impression you lack ambition.

    Bearing in mind I will be interviewed by the Department Head, so saying "I'd like to head up Research" would sound like "I want to take your job"
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