One of the most common interview questions is “tell me about yourself.” In fact, the vast majority of interviews start with the exact same question.
Starting off the interview with a very open-ended question is popular with many interviewers. It can’t be answered with a yes or no, so it yields more information and helps the interviewee open up. More importantly, though, what a person chooses to answer with can be very revealing of their personality and how they think. It’s therefore more likely to give interviewers multiple layers of information.
How can you prepare a great answer and start your interview on a high note? Here’s are some tips to make you shine in the interview.