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In a job interview how should I respond to the question, “Tell me about yourself”?

In a job interview how should I respond to the question, “Tell me about yourself”?

There’s no question that a job interview is one of your most important public speaking moments. Your career and financial position are riding on the outcome. This is usually a stressful meeting because of the pressures on you to perform and the drastically different possible outcomes.

Many people have told me that they hate this question. I don’t blame them. When I went through the hiring process I felt this was a dumb question. I’ve since realized what a gift this question is for the job candidate. Continue reading

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