The Best Way to Handle the Most Common Interview Question

“So tell me about yourself.” Hard to imagine a job interview without this one being thrown at you.

The question seems harmless but it can trip you up. The answer really should not be framed in an “all about me” manner, nor should it be a regurgitation of what’s already on your resume, the resume they are holding.

Listen to ExecuNet Career Strategist Saundra Botts explain how to frame your answer to this question in a way that will resonate with the person asking it.

This is an excerpt from the ExecuNet Master Class session, How to Make Storytelling Your Ultimate Career Advantage



William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Marketing Content Manager, where he is responsible for developing engaging career, job search, and leadership insight and delivering executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand. Prior to joining ExecuNet in 2008, Will earned a master's degree in education and taught fifth grade and sixth grade. As a teacher, he deepened his appreciation for the written word and mastered skills necessary for managing writers who sometimes view deadlines as homework.

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