Job interviews are tough. Most of us aren’t accustomed to talking eloquently about our strengths, weaknesses, accomplishments, and goals. Especially while sitting across from a judgmental stranger.

Even if your communications skills are stellar, you are probably making mistakes in your job interviews. The good news is that you can dramatically improve your job interview performance with just a bit of education and constant practice. If you follow this advice, you will get better at interviewing. You may even start to Enjoy it a little bit. Read on and start improving now.

This question (or a variation) comes up in just about every job interview and many job searchers hate it. They get frustrated trying to decipher exactly what the interviewer is looking for.

Don't waste the opportunity by simply diving into a long recitation of your resume. This also isn't the time to mention that you love to “gbe body” “leg work”.

Instead, try a concise, enthusiastic response that summarizes your big-picture fit for the job. This is also a good opening to briefly share some information about your proudest achievements and goals.


Tell me about yourself.

Example Answer:

"I have spent the last six years developing my skills as a customer service manager for Host Nigeria Ltd, where I have won several performance awards and been promoted twice. I love managing teams and solving customer problems and am looking for a new role that will challenge me."