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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/ ________________ 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 (1 year 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!
+Linda Raynier You're a shallow person
Regina Villar (5 days ago)
Hi. Pls send me resume template. Thanks-Regina
somanathapuram dasara (4 hours ago)
what about fresher , how a fresher can introduce their self , can you say ?
The Career Force (6 hours ago)
Giving a snapshot of your work history is a good idea, but talking through each role is only really valuable if you're relatively new to the workforce. If you've held many positions (4+), you're probably going to lose the interviewer's interest by going through every one. 💡 Sticking to the highlights keeps it interesting and also manageable to remember. ⏳
syamjith kv (10 hours ago)
Adam Maxwell (10 hours ago)
If the boss said can you do this? u said i have no experience on this type of work but i can try it!
Katherine Duque (18 hours ago)
I LOVE this video and will use a lot of the great tips discussed! However, I do think that if you've had several jobs and ones where the experience is not relevant to the position you're applying for; starting from the beginning will just be too long and lose the interviewers interest. ;\
Pa1 S (18 hours ago)
You de my day. Thanks, Linda!
Sofiane Dahmane (18 hours ago)
I hope my interviewer did not watch this video.. lol
Shania Rahiman (19 hours ago)
Too lengthy😏
User (1 day ago)
sammeo (1 day ago)
Great tips thanks
Stephanie De guzman (1 day ago)
Im watching you now,! I have a job interview tomorrow for a supervisor position and it gives me a lot of points on what to answer about my interviewer
SiMoN Samuel (1 day ago)
Wrong, never go back to the starting of your employment history. Always use your RELEVANT work history example, they have your resume to see ALL the jobs you've done. Don't bore the interviewer, instead focus on giving them what they need regarding the specific position.
DURGA DHAKAL (2 days ago)
very nice teaching Dear Miss.
Jade Barao (2 days ago)
Just thinking about the interview is making my palms sweaty.... and I just turned in my resume an hour ago. 😪
Aldi Rahmat Mulia (2 days ago)
Dear Linda, I haven't got any chances to say it but here I am. I would want to thank you for all of your tips, I learned a lot from your videos and got the ideal job that I always wanted. I can't thank you enough but please keep producing more and more quality videos. Thank you Thank you Thank you!
john mark florito (2 days ago)
but in my case when i talk to someone seriously ive always got mental blocked like for example my teacher whom is my crush ask me a question although i have an idea or a answer i cannot speak well in tune
lytay work (2 days ago)
how do you answer tell me about yourself if you have diverse job experience?
asaf hassan (2 days ago)
hey ... nice vedio
Monalisa Cabanes (2 days ago)
New subscriber here,thank you for this idea
Robert Gabuna (3 days ago)
LoreToTheCore (3 days ago)
Tell me about yourself. Me: My name is trey and I have a basketball game tomorrow 😂
Nilkantha Roy (3 days ago)
D. Wes (3 days ago)
I dont think they intend for this to be a long detailed account of every job you've ever had. It should be a short quick summary of roles and how they shaped you.
Cherrilyn Vega (4 days ago)
how about they asking , tell me not about your self
Pradeep Rajendran (4 days ago)
For freshers???
SARAI ALDAY (4 days ago)
What about personality? So many companies now are looking for that perfect personality fit that would work well within their culture. Yes I agree career-professionalism is good to talk about when talking about themselves, but at what point can we be less of a robot...and and just spice up the interview with personality? Thanks.
Miguel Algarra (5 days ago)
Hello, this was very inspiring, and now i have to make a speech for tomorrow. I got a job interview
HImanshu Raj (5 days ago)
made a video for fresher
Duke GamerYTXD (5 days ago)
Make it short and simple and have impact
SHABNAM AFROZ (6 days ago)
Thank you mam ,you are just wowww..it is a very helpful video for me ...I like your expressions too ...
Michael q (6 days ago)
What about getting high before an interview?
7hills1 7hills (6 days ago)
Mam it is so lengthy most of recruiters asked short and sweet
Victor Leonardo (7 days ago)
Thanks for helping me understand these concepts You are beautiful and sexy blessings Bendiciones
Khryss Serenado (7 days ago)
I don’t think it is necessary to tell the interviewer about your work experiences or your previous position when they ask you to tell them about yourself. It’s already written on your CV. Before you were shortlisted for interview they have already read your CV. All you have to say, for me, when you are being asked by this question, are things about you that is not written or presented on your CV. It can be your attitude towards work, how you handle problems about work or even collegues. Tell them who you are as a person and as an employee. Just my opinion. ✌🏼
Roy Rivera (7 days ago)
This was a really great presentation on how to answer this question. Interviewing has become an art even if you are just trying to get a job at a walmart. There has been a great change and advancement not only in the professional realm, but in society as a whole, with the help of social media. We individually have to stay up to date and educated on everything around us. This will allow us to communicate and compete with the fastly growing and more educated competition. Thank you Ms. Raynier, for your great work.
izac santos (7 days ago)
Is only me who click in those videos for learn english?
Elaine Chai (7 days ago)
This is a very useful video. I used your tips in this video on my interview question tell me something about yourself. It triggers big interaction and interests from my interviewer, even though she was doing a phone interview, and I finally got the job after second round. So thanks!!
nayan malakar (8 days ago)
Your English is so good...
Babar Malik (8 days ago)
seplendedly awesome
Andrew Dixon (8 days ago)
Very helpful.. thank you very much 😊
Raww Hitt (8 days ago)
Perfect video
Simosara 01 (9 days ago)
Thank u !
i want a resume copy for customer service agent for an airlines. can u plz help me
Prashant Sadrani (9 days ago)
This are all old ways of starting a conversation. I have been asked this many a times and my approach has been totally different. My answer, Well Sir surely I will be pleased to answer that but before I proceed may I please know what you have understood of me as a professional as I am sure you have gone through my profile/resume. Allow him to brief about me....... and than based on the research done about the company, I will start telling about myself in line to the company's requirement and thrive to take the discussion/interraction to the next level of productive interesting subject for mutual benefit. Thanks With Best Regards,
Raquel AL (10 days ago)
I don't think you need to describe all your job history, they can see it in your resume.
Siddhant Kumar (10 days ago)
Mam pls also explain for freshers...
Christine Liu (11 days ago)
Awesome video Linda! This gave me much more new and interesting insight into how to answer the typical "tell me about yourself" interview question. :)
chuiharn sim (11 days ago)
Thanks for the tips. I used that and got two job offers in a row.
Aura Kingdom (12 days ago)
can u pls make some example about aged care?
battu tulu (13 days ago)
Linda is cute.
jason bishop (13 days ago)
Tell me about yourself, your beautiful.
Sal Dala (13 days ago)
hi linda what is your email add pls.
Leon Kong24 (13 days ago)
eventhough they're all cited already in your resume?
Martin Lagler (14 days ago)
for me tell me about yourself is not an interview question and when i am asking that i expect exactly the opposite of you said.
MelodyKecymi Benjamin (14 days ago)
What if you've never had a job?
Sutarko Ago (14 days ago)
talking too fast, I don't understand 😊
Smita Mude (14 days ago)
John Sartain (14 days ago)
Pretty hot lady
Dok No See (14 days ago)
So, tell me about "yourself".
Dav Jr (15 days ago)
Do I still do this if I'm applying for a security guard and my work experience is n warehouse doing general labor
Yuhana Aminan (15 days ago)
Ok.. I tell u.. I dislike and dont know english..
Kimmi Jones (15 days ago)
Good morning Linda, thank you for the interview tips, informative video. Funny you mentioned that question, " Tell Me About Yourself, " just finished second interviewed with the director of a Health Care Company and sure enough, she asked!! I do need to update my resume, can you please send me your Resume Tips :) Thanks Kim
Tat Tat Karimov TTT (16 days ago)
Your video good, especially sound such amazing
monstersince (16 days ago)
youtube fucks its users, do you take it up the butt for money or likes
V SENTHIL KUMAR (17 days ago)
Nice Linda
jalsa (17 days ago)
Just have shilajit with milk before interview.
Reinvigorated Edu. (17 days ago)
Nice attempt
Sarah Muslihah (17 days ago)
Could you please make tips for making effective interesting motivation letter?
Pertunia Sehlako (17 days ago)
That very good guide for answering the interview questions, kindly send me the copy.
jessica Ho (17 days ago)
This is excellent
juila araujo (17 days ago)
I worked at a daycare/preschool over 10 years ago now I work at a doctors office. I’m trying to get a job at a school as a teachers aide so how do I answer the question tell me about your self
Anjali Sama (19 days ago)
Please tell us about dressing aswell.
Micki Guerrero (19 days ago)
I think Im in love......
el mejor (19 days ago)
Got an interview in 1 hour, nervous af
Susan Kelly (19 days ago)
Make them see past the sale. Close the deal. Great.
Keyspirits (19 days ago)
Who am i 😱😱😱
lincio leta (19 days ago)
Thanks very helpful tips
Special Math (20 days ago)
Angirson Lopez (20 days ago)
What if you never had a job before?
Joll378 (20 days ago)
but yes...great tips
Joll378 (20 days ago)
is so truth that sometimes people who interview you they gave so many questions too many sometimes is just crazy !...and sometimes they want you to know so much !...and at the and you get base pay of 10 or less?...but he quality of interview was still the same ….You think sometimes that the job you applying for pays 150 thousands …..I am saying do not give so many question's to somebody who wants to work for 8$?come on already !.....that kind of interview should be given to people who would get pay much more and have already lots of experience I think....then I say ..yes ask me more because you pay me more
Truly Honest (14 days ago)
I know! I had a 2 hour interview with questions like "How was my childhood?" for 10.00 hour job. He literally wrote down everything I was saying like a book. I stayed 3 days. It was a horrible job, but the interview was insane and a complete waste of my time. BTW, I had no idea how much the job paid before the interview.
twosixfivehemi (20 days ago)
Thumb up for being hot. Advice makes sense too!
أمين القاضي (21 days ago)
Thank you. It was helpful
Roberto de Almeida (21 days ago)
Hi Linda, my name is Roberto from Brazil but and I am living and working in Costa Rica. I am so happy for what you helped me to achieve. I followed you and watched your videos for hours and hours for 2 days, Guess what? I succeed in my interview to take the job of my dreams. I love you!
Jon Schuck (21 days ago)
your a cutie
Jadwiga CHWAŁOWSKA (22 days ago)
Bardzo miła osobą i świetnie tłumaczy serdecznie pozdrawiam
aerwsrf (22 days ago)
Thank you Linda. 2:31 Referring to your example, budgeting and forecasting aren't typically done on a monthly basis. Budgets are done yearly and forecasts are done quarterly.
Angela Rogers (22 days ago)
She going overboard. If I talked about all that the interviewer wouldn't have time to ask any more questions 🤣😂😅
Joyce Hill (23 days ago)
Two Thumbs up.
mathu njambi (23 days ago)
Wow. I have always struggled to answer this question to the interviewing panel but today I am excited to learn these valuable tips. Thanks for sharing
Gabriel daza (23 days ago)
Well done Linda, great job!! Thank you for share 😊
benatural49 (24 days ago)
Then why don't they ask up front "tell me about your qualificatins"?
JDS S (24 days ago)
well done, very clear loved it.
Aldir Origuela França (24 days ago)
I loved your explanation. Thanks
MSB (25 days ago)
a lot of non americans who interview you start with where you from? (which is so annoying and unprofessional ) I know what they meant.. they want you to tell them which country you from..
Sofia Sofia (25 days ago)
Really they don't want to hear about your personal life?...... How would you feel if I tell you that I was interviewed 1.for financial controler position 2. in an international solid huge group 3. by the CFO of the plant and.... she is saying: 1.Tell me about your husband? 3. What was your occupation in the periods that you was not employed? 3. What and where from were your financial income while you were building your house? I would really appreciate if you could come with some reaction or evaluation or answers to such kind of treatment during the interview. Oh I forgot to tell that when I told them that at my previous work I developed a tool a report which was approved and introduced at group level as it reduced the preparation time from 4-5 days to 3 hours , they were not impressed at all. What they asked me instead was: What will be my reaction if I was told that in this new company I cannot propose improvements and optimisation 'cause there is another person assigned for it?
Linda, you are young and you advice how to talk about job achievements of younger people, living in a modern world and their early experiences fit to modern businesses and what HR people are looking for. But what about people in their late 40 ties with small and oldfashionable job experience? For example mother was a housewife but have two universities and was living and educated in a comunist country. Later last 20 -25 year during the process of economucal, social and political changes she is still alive and wants to find a job in a new country or in her country but all her former experiences does not fit to the modern world. I will give you an example: she could say that she was very good in fast writing on "writing machine" and because of that more papers were writen faster. Do you know such machines? Nowadays no one cares about it, no one knows how to use it so her early experiences are rather "funny" so she can not talk about it. How to talk about achievements when you think you have no such, because you had no opportunity to develop yourself in a company? Those are difficult questions and the reason why so many people can not find a job - because modern recruiters (mostly young) have no idea about the past.
Elizabeth Williamson (26 days ago)
Usually, the personnel hiring manager will go over your Resume and review any areas that they want to highlight. You have some good ideas, but not all.
luis ramirez (26 days ago)
I have an interview in 2 hours

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