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How to Answer the Question "Tell Me About Yourself"

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"Tell me about yourself." If you're participating in job interviews, you're likely to hear this question over and over again -- and how you answer it could make the difference in landing the job.

“In business settings, hearing 'Tell Me About Yourself' is inevitable, and your answer to it matters," says Esther Choy, author of Let the Story Do the Work. It matters because it's your story that helps others learn about you, remember you and want to further engage with you.

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