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"Tell me about yourself" is possibly one of the most frequently asked questions during an interview and although it may seem like a harmless ice-breaker, if asked, it will give you the chance to create a really positive impression.
When the interviewer says, "Tell me about yourself," in the UK he or she is looking for information from you that is relevant to do the job you are being interviewed for. They may look relaxed, sitting back and sipping coffee while they listen to your response but this could be creating a false sense of security, almost encouraging you to stray from the point, this is not an invitation to tell your life story!
When thinking about your answer try to follow the structure below, remember to keep your responses concise and relevant.
With a little planning and practice, you can get to know your prospective employer and be able to sell yourself, "Tell me about yourself" then becomes a positive way to demonstrate your value and get one step closer to your dream job!
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