Set yourself apart from the pack! You may find yourself reiterating some of the things you said in response to \'Tell me about yourself\', but this time try to be more specific in linking your talents to the requirements of the position.
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When the interviewer asks you this question, they’re getting to the key issue: why should they hire you and not someone else? Answering this persuasively could clinch the deal and make the difference between a job offer and a rejection letter.
Think about a time you have come up against a challenge that you successfully resolved. Don\'t dredge up a catastrophe that resulted in personal or professional failure – stick to a story with a happy ending.
It is becoming increasingly common for interviewers to throw in some unusual questions during interviews rather than sticking to the tried-and-true. This could be for a number of reasons: they want to see if you can think on your feet, can think creativel
‘I have learnt an incredible amount about business, experiences that no monetary value could even come close to purchasing. Every challenge was a learning experience, every day is a lesson and you are never too young to strive to be the best you can be.’
The point of this question is to learn a little about your interests and what makes you tick. This will also give the interviewer an idea of whether you will fit into the office. Choose three people who represent your interests.
This is your chance to give your potential employer some insight into who you are as a person. After all, if they hire you they’re going to be spending at least 40 hours a week with you, so they want to know what sort of person they’ll be taking on board.
The way you answer this is obviously going to depend on the job you’re applying for, but in general it’s best to demonstrate that you are able to and enjoy working both independently and with others, as most jobs require you to do both at different times.