Smart Answers to Common Interview Questions

A common question in an interview is: “Why should we hire you?”. This is an excellent opportunity to emphasize your value and to demonstrate your knowledge & relevant experience.

Tip #1 – focus on them (company/interviewers).

Tip #2 – prepare in advance! List your accomplishments & achievements. What skills & strengths helped you to succeed.

Tip #3 – be able to quantify your accomplishments.

Tip #4 – share “lessons learned” and tell them how you overcame challenges.

Tip #5 – bad answers are: “I need the money”; “I need a job”; “It’s very close to where I live”; “I’ve always been interested in (whatever the company does).

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