“Tell me about yourself” is one of the most frequent interview questions. It may seem like an easy job interview question, but it’s an essential one to prepare. Common mistakes include focusing too much on personal information and not focusing on your career story.

When asked this questions it’s a great opportunity to show your softs skills, professional work experience and to show you’re a great fit for the role. Below are some simple tips to help you prepare and perfect your answer.

To summarise always practice your answer, research the company and tailor your answer so that it’s relevant to the position.

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