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Pamela Skillings

biginterview.com

The Interviewer’s Perspective

When the interviewer asks you, “Tell me about yourself”, he is hoping this question will get you talking. It will give him a first impression of you, and set the tone for the interview. He wants to establish if you can be a good fit.

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  • Prepare a brief summary of the high points of each of your past positions, but do not turn it into a very long monologue that makes the interviewer glaze over with information overload.
  • You do not have to brag, but don't rely on the interviewer to see past your humble exterior a...

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You need a short summary of yourself as a job candidate. Keep it focused, ideally less than a minute, and no more than two minutes.
  • Address what your primary selling points are for this job. The number of years of experience or special skill.  Focus on the qualificati...

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The Big Interview Formula

  • Who you are. Your introductory sentence is about who you are as a professional, an overview statement about your strengths, and showing a little of your personality. 
  • Expertise Highlights. Briefly highlight 2-4 points that you think make you stand out.
  • Why Yo...

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