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Tell Me About Yourself - A Good Answer to This Interview Question

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INTERVIEW TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF - HOW TO ANSWER THE TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF QUESTION ➡️ Get your brand new, impressive, Top Notch Resume here: https://topnotchresume.lindaraynier.com/signup ➡️ Get private career coaching from Linda here: http://www.lindaraynier.com/standoutgethired ➡️ Get your brand new, Strategic Cover Letter here: https://www.lindaraynier.com/strategic-cover-letter-workshop/ ➡️ ‘Top Notch Interview’ is coming soon! For enrolment updates: http://www.jointni.com ________________ In this video, I will teach you the tell me about yourself job interview answer so you can stand out in front of hiring managers and land more job offers. You will learn how to answer the tell me about yourself question with ease by implementing 4 simple tried and true tips. There are many possible interview answers tell me about yourself question, but I will show you a way that will always get the employers’ attention so that you can be hired! Ground Rules to Know Before I Share the Tell Me About Yourself Answer Sample: When they ask you to tell me about yourself in interview it is critical that you do not talk about your personal/family life but instead focus on your professional background and credentials. Secondly, remember to tell a story. Not a life long story, but your professional work story consisting of your work experiences, qualifications and why you’re a good fit for this role. 4 Major Tips to Tell Me About Yourself Job Interview Answer include: Tip # 1: Give a snapshot of your work history. Tip #2: Make your mini stories achievement-oriented. Tip #3. Tell the employer what you KNOW about this role. Tip #4. Finally, tell the employer WHY you’re the RIGHT fit for what they need. Watch the video and now you know how to approach THIS interview question, do you know if your resume is good enough to even land the interview in the first place? ----- FREE DOWNLOADS: ⬇️ Download my FREE Resume Samples PDF document here: https://bit.ly/2vjNwMM ⬇️ Download a copy of my 10 Ultimate Resume Hacks to Land more Interviews and Job Offers PDF here: https://bit.ly/2JRQR93 ________________ Become part of a growing community with over 3700 other corporate professionals in the supportive Ambitious Professionals Mastermind Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/288240514997485/ Interested in getting personally coached by Linda to enhance your personal brand, advance your career and/or land your dream job? ➡️ Click here: http://www.lindaraynier.com/standoutgethired and fill out the application form. ________________ CONNECT WITH ME: Website: https://www.LindaRaynier.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindaraynier/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lindaraynier Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/lindaraynier If you want to learn more about how to make your resume stand out, watch my Resume Hacks - How to Make a Resume Stand Out video here: https://youtu.be/bueXJC5Myow Also, to learn more about answering the tell me about yourself question, see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CumOvDWnUDY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OW-yxxPMtro
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Linda Raynier (2 years ago)
Interview Tell Me About Yourself - How to Answer the Tell Me About Yourself Question // Thank you for watching my video! Please tell me what YOUR favourite tip was? Leave your comments below!
sirjana dhakal (12 days ago)
Where is your link?
angelushungaricus (13 days ago)
+kpipson This would be a burning question for me too. :(
Bobby Yankey (1 hour ago)
Now I know for certain that I am better than before. Thanks for video
Yessenia Castillo (1 hour ago)
Interesting to know 😨😨😨😨😨
Lucy Griffiths (3 hours ago)
These are great tips lovely! Great value on this video. 10M views are just wow! ❤❤❤
TalkHouse Show (3 hours ago)
That was helpful
Getnet Ayalew (10 hours ago)
ahmad makeen (11 hours ago)
Do you really think a financial manager would need your suggestions to qualify in an interview?
Über Babe (12 hours ago)
Employer: tell me about yourself. Me: didn't you read my resume and extensive cover letter? What kind of moron are you?
Tom Womack (22 hours ago)
The "Tell me about yourself" question should be a 60-90 second elevator pitch that gives a 30,000 foot overview of your career. I typically start with with where I went to college, where I started my carer and the various roles I've held, how / why I transitioned into each and the duties at each one as my career progressed. I don't give specific companies, but do provide titles and direct examples of how each job applies to the position for which I'm interviewing. I wind up by telling the interviewer how I ended up applying for their position. I found a lot of benefit in this video. Beyond the "TMAY" question, it gives specific examples of how you should package your skills / experience and present that to interviewers in a way that clearly demonstrates how you can do the job and benefit their business. It's very beneficial in being able to separate yourself from the pack of other candidates.
Hernan Perez (1 day ago)
love those lips....
Hernan Perez (1 day ago)
love those lips...
zakee azhari (1 day ago)
I was a banker for almost 7 years and i have no idea how interview works these days. I was unemployed due to mutual separation with the bank that had wind down. My girlfriend recommended me to watch your vids because i got called for an interview last week, so i prepared myself with your guides. Tbh, i was less nervous and appeared more confident with THREE interviewers sitting infront of me. I prepared myself in the morning and the interview was in the afternoon, yes less than a day. Today i got called that i got the job! Thanks to you and my girlfriend for recommending you. You earned my sub 🙏🏻 😆
Michael Jones (2 days ago)
this is not the right way -- other videos say do not talk about your past jobs as this is covered on your CV snapshot of work history is talking about your CV the info you suggest is on the CV so why go back over your CV - everyone seems to be an expert on this but you all contradict yourselves one says totally different from others and what happens if you haven't done the roles in the video ,, what if you've only done dead end jobs with no real meanings to employers ,, for instance ,," I collected trollies for a supermarket" .. or I stacked shelves and that's all I did … " how can a dead end job mean anything to an employer that isn't offering a dead end job ? how can that job be reflected by your video ?
Naijel Tang (2 days ago)
I'm haven't even graduated.. Yet I need to watch this because my teacher wants to do a job interview on us😢
Hyacinth Arangoso (2 days ago)
Thank you for the info. @Linda Raynier. I have a job interview tomorrow. Hope this will work out.😊
Rolly Palomo (2 days ago)
Thank you for this video. I have an idea what im doing for.
alegro001 (2 days ago)
I really appreciate your coaching labor, it results very useful, it was very incentive, congratulations
Mr Something (2 days ago)
I have mock interviews in less than a day! 😭 *SO NERVOUS*
Ife Egbo (3 days ago)
Thanks this helped me a lot.
marie kropjokova (4 days ago)
Many thanks- very beneficial, but unfortunately I am not able to speak so excellent!!
Ms Clum (4 days ago)
I thought we was supposed to use that last sentence for the question why should i hire you question?
Reshma Ravi (4 days ago)
hi.. I like ur video very informative. . how to introduce ourselves in an teaching job interview ... nd wat is way to write resume perfectly
Sms Ajith (5 days ago)
Very useful for me...
Ashif Ali (5 days ago)
Hi me suggestions
Ashif Ali (5 days ago)
My confidence is very bad
frank Gurza (6 days ago)
So your all taught to think alike and hire like minded people
Vue VangGamingChannel (6 days ago)
Hi I have my interview tomorrow I so worry about it...my first job I got fire example he or she asking me what happened to u first job what should do I answer for....
M x (6 days ago)
U are the best thank u so much
Alextra (7 days ago)
I have an interview in the Canadian arm forces. Really fucking nervous and hope this works
JL Mendoza (8 days ago)
This is helpful thanks for your video. 🙂
Emeritaa Fernando (8 days ago)
Hii, I'm a teacher worked as a sectional head, Now I'm planning to apply and work in an embassy. Please help me how could I answer the interview questions based on the teaching experience I would have.
leary zheng (8 days ago)
If you just graduated from college, not much work experience, how could you answer all the work experience questions ?
Paul Rowland (8 days ago)
Hi Linda. I have listened to your videos for years. They are impressive and helpful to say the least. I'm experiencing more STAR interviews. Do you have something that specifically addresses how to master the STAR technique? Thank you!!
Alcy Jay Martinez (10 days ago)
Thanks for this, very much appreciated. ❤️❤️❤️
Blake’s 66 Chevy (10 days ago)
Interviewer: what are your life goals? Me: dude I’m 33, I’m applying at Walmart, I’m gonna be president of the United States.
Dustin Kim (11 days ago)
I think this video for the students who needs to interview. I've personally experienced that they're not gonna asked you a interview questions, I mean they do, but they mostly test you about other else
zenia martin (11 days ago)
good lesson!!
Legend Dave 66 (12 days ago)
Robert Rock (13 days ago)
Excellent! Thank you
REM AM (13 days ago)
Oh my god directly financial analyst? This is already an accomlishment position . The skills experienced work has already made. Can u start atleast in un- experienced job . What about documents controller or secretary? 👌
Queenvivtt (13 days ago)
Something that actually happened: Employer: tell me about yourself Me: what you mean ? Employer ... just tell me about yourself Me: what about myself ? Employer: like who are you? Me: I’m Vivian Tran ? Long story short I got hired
Janno Ray (13 days ago)
So helpful. Il keep you abreast if i get the promotion! My interview is later this evening.
Adam Costilla (14 days ago)
When giving the mini-stories of accomplishments I find it sets the undertone of an honest person that can be trusted (in the eyes of the employer) to give credit to others that helped.
Shiqi Xing (14 days ago)
Useful! Thx
Ryan Zad (14 days ago)
Linda your very sexy
Will Lu (14 days ago)
Your English is so goif
Mohammed Ousmael (15 days ago)
very great, interesring, is short and precise. i understand interview procedures well. Thank u so much.
Lovish Kumar (15 days ago)
Can you please sent me your resume copy to prepare for interview. My email address; [email protected]
Danny Stevens (17 days ago)
Why would you say what your role was they usually get to that later on.
SimplySam xxx (17 days ago)
Why go through all the job roles when they have it on the resume?
Quen chaos (18 days ago)
Hi,Linda,great tips for me,thank you. But I got question :how to do a presentation about ME with ppt in 1 minute ? Looking forward to your tips .
virus connected (18 days ago)
dahil sa husay ko sumagot sa employer ko. na hire agad ako.. ngaun nangangalakal na ako..
123LIHO (19 days ago)
Thank you so much for your help. you just like a life saver.
suxtubeyou (19 days ago)
Ending sentences with a preposition is a big no-no. You're not hired.
Annie N (19 days ago)
what they should ask is? what can you contribute to the company?
Annie N (19 days ago)
If they read the resume, they don't need to ask that.
Muhammad Ali (19 days ago)
video is really helpful, thanks for uploading. Here is my email id ([email protected]) kindly send me resume template. Thanks in advance
Cam-KPOP Videoder (20 days ago)
Are you Cambodian ?
Cam-KPOP Videoder (20 days ago)
What is your Nationality ?
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Geshom Lupenga (20 days ago)
This is so good. Thanks alot
DHANAKRISHNA ROY (21 days ago)
now a days..,when any one doing a job the interview must be need for personalies cheaking..,some times happen disqualifie due to clearenss speaking., so how much depend on your's acivementd ..i don't know..but..after seeing this video i understood that the right way for interview..
Kaz Zzz (21 days ago)
I incorporated some of your tips for my interview. Out of the two interviews for two different jobs I went to, I got an offer for the second one. Thank you so much for your tips :)!
Shiva nandaa (21 days ago)
Thank you. Very nice explanation
Carolyn Horne (21 days ago)
Very helpful information! Thanks!
Michael Caro (22 days ago)
Great tips, but seems too long for answering
Ghiselle Simon (22 days ago)
This isn't for every job though some employees want to hear a little about you
Praveenkumar M (23 days ago)
But those details are already in the resume right. Then should we repeat it again
Aswad Unas (24 days ago)
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MJ SPINE (24 days ago)
"i have a mom and dad, a little brother named Jimmy, my dad's also named Jimmy by the way, and my mom is called Alice, fyi. I play basketball, but they're all soccer fanatics. Anyway, the other day my brother almost killed me by running me over, BUT i used my leadership skills and directed his car away from smashing me into a brick wall. It was very exhilarating and at that instance I knew I would be an excellent candidate for your job! Also, potatoes. I love mashed potatoes. "
William Onderlinde (25 days ago)
I share the frustration and contempt for what has become an out-of-control and overly demanding job interview/job seeking "ordeal". It's why I quit looking for a while. Too much competition, both in # of people looking/and from employers making U jump through an excessive number of hoops is coupled with employers/interviewers who are devious/unscrupulous/ UNETHICAL to create a nightmare. When your RES gets only a cursory look, when U R cast aside simply because UR too old, well, the deck is unfairly stacked. I recall being given some solid reasons about why I was turned down ONLY ONCE. This "We decided to go/move in a different direction " crap tells me nothing specifically; it BLUNTLY says only "we aren't hiring/interviewing you. It could be your experience, your qualifications, or your resume in general (typos & format) that could tank your prospects. I will say this: Her message is BASICALLY "BE PREPARED". Show your potential employer that you have working gray matter--you will not need really detailed amped up answers for an entry level job--be civil/respectful, coherent; YET DO HAVE SOME knowledge/general skills. Save the longer, detailed and truly insightful answers for those upper level management and the technical jobs.
Zairra Mae Lupac (26 days ago)
I did watch almost all your vlog tips before having my interview. I have no experience and still undergraduate yet yesterday I got hired at a call center company!Thank you so much for all your tips 😁😘 Really helped a lot
Vivek Loganathan (26 days ago)
All your tips really helped me a lot. Now I face my interviews without any fear. Got myself a pretty good offer. Thanks to you Linda. Cheers
Anqela Miśka (27 days ago)
I’m watching all those videos after an interview....
norbin wangca jr. (27 days ago)
i can more speak in english speaker a lot of sententence
Blue Ocean (27 days ago)
Watching this 5 mins before my interview 😂😂
edwin basuben (27 days ago)
Thanks you so much! it a great interview tips
Sandy Nguyen (28 days ago)
Yikes I have a job interview today ! Sooo nervous
Eros Apollo (28 days ago)
Miss Linda kindly give me an advice and also an example about Tell me about yourself for a fresh graduate who is applying in becoming a teacher.
C U (28 days ago)
I started off as a trash man
진혜원 (28 days ago)
Thanks for good tips:)
Mostafa Elsaeid (29 days ago)
It was very useful for me. Thanks 👍
Prescot Chafulumira (30 days ago)
I find this helpful and substantial for me. I appreciate
Tinktink Putra (30 days ago)
And if you don't have any experience?
3dward Camisa (30 days ago)
You are so beautiful mam 😊
Pockets MacCartney (30 days ago)
"Well, carbon based life form, five eleven and three quarters tall, 190 lbs., omnivore . . . "
tidkwia (30 days ago)
Why doesn't your examples include layman jobs? Rather than white collar six-figure positions? I'm pretty sure that these people don't need tips on how to get jobs.
nikki sinha (1 month ago)
I am hotel captain intervew
Red 20 (1 month ago)
I am watching this,Tho I'm just an 8th Grader😂😂I call this preparing for my future😂😂😂
jaemin kim (1 month ago)
What if i don’t have any professional background?
Andrew Pepe (1 month ago)
You're so beautiful.
Jessie Jiang (1 month ago)
Thanks a lot of , really helpful!
Missy V9 (1 month ago)
But they asked me about my laboral experience its the same as Tell me about yourself, isnt it?
mahmoud elmanakhly (1 month ago)
I suggest to translate your tutorials into Arabic your followers will multiply ...... Finally thank you sooooooooooooooooo much
Nt Cat (1 month ago)
Thanks for the tips. Very nice structure for this question.
pia martin (1 month ago)
VERY useful video, especially finding out the question is not about personal life, but rather work history life. Thank You so much for the help, hopefully now I can do better at interviewing.
dolphintattoogirl (1 month ago)
Thank you, this video was extremely clear and helpful.
Marquita Davis (1 month ago)
I must say this is very helpful for me thanks a lot
BillChieng (1 month ago)
The major problem is I can't speak english as flue as you..
David Moxon (1 month ago)
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