10 Tips For Nailing The “Tell Me About Yourself” Question

March 1, 2013  |  

Your story is your biggest career asset. It’s what separates you from every job candidate out there. It holds your strengths and passions. It shapes your career vision. No wonder employers’ favorite first question for an interview is a simple request to “tell me about yourself.” They want to hear your story.

The problem with this question, and probably the reason it’s a favorite, is that it gives responders enough leeway to make a unique case for themselves, or completely bomb the interview. Fear not. We’ve compiled 10 tips from top recruiters to help you craft an answer that will leave interviewers with the perfect sense of who you are.

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