Perfect Elevator Pitch to Introduce Yourself in an Interview

On Cracking the Interview

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How to Introduce Yourself in an Interview?

The opening question in almost all interviews is “Introduce Yourself ” or “Tell us Something about Yourself.” While this appears to be the simplest question to answer, it is in fact the trickiest to handle. The question is taken lightly by most candidates. The Pre-interview preparation involves huge preparation on technical questions, situational/ behavioural questions or other skill based questions. However less attention is paid to the candidates personal introduction.

If a candidate can satisfactorily answer the question ‘Tell me about Yourself ?”, half the battle is already won. So what does the Introduction do? We can say it serves 4 major purposes:

1) It reflects your level of Self-awareness

2) It reveals your Self-confidence

3) It is a good opportunity to demonstrate your communication skills

4) It can help steer the interview discussion towards your side

How do  these things affect the…

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Self Motivation and Intrapersonal Communication:

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किसी इन्सान की बुराईयों या कमियों में अच्छाई या गुण देखना भी अपने आप में एक अनूठा गुण है। मैंने पापा को देखा छोटी-छोटी बातों में प्रोत्साहन देते हुए, बड़ी _बड़ी गल्तियों को क्षमा करते हुए; साधारण सी कविता का गुणगान करते हुए, मामूली से चित्र की आड़ी तिरछी लकीरों की बेवजह ही सराहना करते हुए। अच्छा लगता है, कुछ करने का, कर दिखाने का ख्वाब सच्चा लगता है।