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CHAPTER 9

Preparing top answersto the “super six”questions

“Tell us about yourself”

Some interviewers like to begin interviews with this question. The open-ended nature of the question means that you could potentially answer it in many different ways, such as by talking about your personal or family life or your work.

However, remember that your sole objective during the interview is to persuade the interviewer that you possess the ability to deliver results for the organization. So use this question as an opportunity to focus immediately on your top qualities. Answer this question as if an interviewer had asked you: “Tell us about your recent career, focusing on the two or three key reasons we should hire you.”

Rookie Buster

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