How to answer TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF Mock Interview Preparation: Common 1 year ago   10:55

Learn how to prepare for the job interview question "tell me about yourself" with these top tips.

The TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF question is often the first to be asked at an interview and you need to get the answer right in order to give a good impression right from the start. We've got some general tips and if English is not your first language then we have some advice as to how to answer to make the most of your English level (even if it's not fantastic).

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Be sure to check out our recent video How to Answer 7 COMMON INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
Zunera H
Rule 1: keep it brief, 1-3 minutes
Don't tell your life story
Daniel gallagher
I really appreciate this chapter in particular, Thank you so much
Kennedy okemwa
Kennedy, am looking forward to come to work. Am from Kenya
leroy Francis Lewis
Merci beaucoup. You are good
George Unknown
I hate this stupid question "tell me about yourself" ... I think if you actually want an employer you must ask something like "can you do this work? why do you think so, show what you can, how do you decide (case, situation) and so forth"
"Tell me about yourself' - this is a question of young people when they are meeting :)
Alejandro Jr
would you hire someone who doesn't like reading books? haha
Yo Za
I would just like to say because of you I've just gotten one of my dream jobs without any qualifications and experience. So for that I seriously thank you. I knew I couldnt compete with the other candidates with education etc but I followed these steps, played to my strengths and got the job.
Rwendeire Phionah
I got the Job, thank you this video really helped me
Hussein Abukar
I have an interview today ☹️
Manisha Shaha Thakuri
Today I m having Skype interview plz pray for me....
Indigo Socratus
Just by watching this I attracted an interview and got the job! Law of attraction
sajid wazir
i love your optimism at the end of this video.. hahahha incredible man,. that means you are not making videos for just to some money.
Mateyi Doresh
I do not have words to thank you a lot.
Phil Aka
I love your videos because they have funny side to it.
Danica Mora
My interview is scheduled tomorrow. i hope it goes well.
I found your example laboured cheesey and awkward. Sorry you don't get the job.
This video set me in a good mood. Really. I think u are the best English teacher on the planet. Maybe in the solar system as well, or in the whole universe.
Madame Jounate
Leo Quilantang
How to answer this in an organized way? Pls response My question because i am Planning to apply call Center agent next year and i dont have any experience in this
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Mock Interview Preparation: Common How to answer TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF 1 year ago   08:38

Have an upcoming interview and you're STUCK on how to answer those common questions? This short video gives you the tools to be successful in your next job interview!