Those answers are typically longer and include concrete evidence and examples of you applying those skills to past experiences.
When you answer “How would you describe yourself,” you’re telling the hiring manager about your qualities (also called characteristics) and how they meshes with the skills you bring by using focused and tailored adjectives…why you do what you do.
Remember, we’re looking for qualities and characteristics. What qualities or characteristics would an applicant need in order to be considered the Perfect Candidate?
Now go through and see how you can exemplify these qualities and characteristics.
” While you have several options when deciding how to answer this question, the key is to explain why your specific experiences and attributes make you the best fit for the role.
When an interviewer asks you to talk about yourself they’re looking for information about how your qualities and characteristics align with the skills they believe are required to succeed in the role.
By doing a little homework before you get to the interview you’re also demonstrating that you’re motivated, prepared, and capable…all qualities any hiring manager would appreciate in a candidate.
One of the first questions you may be asked in a job interview is, “How would you describe yourself?
Finally, determine exactly how all those things relate specifically to the position you’re applying to.
Once you have all that information, you should be able to answer the question easily.