Sunday, December 10

How to respond when someone tells you “tell me about yourself” in a job interview (and what you should never do)

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Nothing more awkward than an unexpected (or too open) question in a job interview.

“Tell me about yourself” is an expression that some interviewers may use to break the ice.

The problem is that not all job applicants take it as an opportunity to highlight what they consider most relevant about their work experience and personal skills.

For some, it can be a really intimidating question when they don’t have a little script prepared that allows them to convince the interviewer that they fit the profile that the company is looking for.

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