Question: What type of question is tell me about yourself?

Open-ended questions like “Tell me about yourself” are frequently asked at the beginning of in-person or video interviews to get the conversation started. Other examples include “Walk me through your resume,” “Tell me something about yourself thats not on your resume” and “How would you describe yourself?”

What are they looking for when they ask tell me about yourself?

Heres a little secret: When an interviewer says, Tell me about yourself, he or she really wants to know how your experience is pertinent to the job youre interviewing for. She had started with personal information and gave the interviewer reason to doubt whether she was an employee who would stay for very long.

How do you introduce tell me about yourself?

13:1415:09Tell Me Something About Yourself? - Interview Tips | ChetChat - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipDont answer the entire question looking at just that one person look at everyone around the roomMoreDont answer the entire question looking at just that one person look at everyone around the room smile relax breathe and remain confident use a storytelling mode to tell about your accomplishments.

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