“So, tell me about yourself.” No five words elicit more angst in people than this statement. Yet it is among the most asked questions at job interviews. Talking about yourself is scary, but it’s an essential occupational skill. Follow these four simple steps to introduce yourself and communicate who you are and the distinctive value you bring to the table.
Step 1: Build a rapport
Often when confronted with, “so, tell me about yourself,” you’re engaged in a conversation with people who scarcely know you.