After carefully reading the responses to last week’s discussion “Tell Me About Yourself,” it is apparent that many of us are still making the common mistake of providing answers with regard to our personal lives and interests. Consider this, an employer hires you for two reasons and two reasons only. One is to solve a problem and the other is to make money? So our answers should always be able to address these two reasons. When an employer starts off the interview with the question “Tell me about yourself,” they are wanting to hear about your work experience, where you see yourself in 5 years, what makes you a valuable employee, etc. So let’s try one more time: Tell me about yourself and how can you be beneficial to my company?
Discussion 37-Alamo: Consider This.
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