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I know it vexes you. I know it creeps me out.

I know this question will be asked in every interview I go to, and yet my answer changes.

I know every interviewer will start with something like this and yet the question (or is it a request/command?) Tell me something about yourself, gets me nervous.

Oddly enough, I should be the best person to talk about myself.

I mean its about me and yet I stumble, not knowing if what I am about to say is what they want to hear.

Should I tell the truth or say something that sounds great and professional?

I am honest, hardworking and sincere. How many others said the same thing?

What should I do to handle the most asked question in interviews?

How should I answer, 'Tell me something about yourself"?

Here's my simple simple strategy:

This answer to question should do 3 things:

1. Showcase your communication skills

2. Showcase your individual talents and uniqueness

3. Lets you control the interview

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30th November 2007 From India, Mumbai
Tell Me Something About Yourself?
One should take the opportunity to show his/her communication skills by speaking clearly and concisely in an organized manner. Since there is no right or wrong answer for this question hence it is important to appear friendly.
Your answer can be:
1)Besides the details given in my resume, I believe in character values, vision and action. I am quick in learning from mistakes. I am confident that the various tests that you have conducted will corroborate my competencies aptitude and right attitude for the job.
Thanks & Regards
Uttam Agrawal
Interview Questions With Answers (Technical & HR).
2nd September 2014 From India, Mumbai
Please see the appended link to get guidelines to answer 50 common interview questions.
Interview Preparation | Atul Sharma: Oasis of Learning: Training, Coaching, Consulting - New Delhi
2nd September 2014 From India, Delhi
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