Tell Me About Yourself Sample Answer for Fresh Graduate & Career Changers

Updated: May 18

The most common question that you are going to face during a job interview is, "Tell me about yourself." This is not yet the main event, so it is very important to keep it concise. I'll discuss the steps on how to answer this question and also provide a worksheet that you can use to craft your answer.



TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF - The MOST common interview question you will face. Here are the steps to answer. 🍊 Step 1: Who You Are Give a sentence summary of the type of professional you are. I give a tip on how to do this if you're going for a job outside of your field. 🍊 Step 2: Highlight Reel Highlight 2 to 4 accomplishments. Start with your most recent role and work backward. 🍊 Step 3: Why You Are Here Say why you're interested in the company. Don't forget this part! ➡️ Watch the video for an example answer to this in ACTION! Interviewers ask this usually because they are buying time while they are reviewing your resume. They need to become acquainted with who you are - so keep it concise, this is not the main event, spend only a minute on your answer. How do you ensure you rock this question and don't ramble?

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“Tell me about yourself” worksheet to help you craft your BEST answer to the most common interview question!

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Next, watch how to answer, "What is your greatest weakness?". Watch it here.




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