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How do you respond to "Why should I hire you?" in a job interview?

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Suvebah’s Answer

This interview question gives you the opportunity to tell the employer what sets you apart. What is it that you can bring to the table that other candidates may lack. You can pinpoint towards your strengths. If you have prior experience, give specific examples of skills or experience you gained that will help you accomplish the job duties for the role you're interviewing for. Cite instances where you put the skills required for the job to practice. Use the answer to this question to really sell yourself.
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Vrajesh’s Answer

I can't speak for Industrial Engg. However, generally speaking interviewer is looking for why you deserve this job better than your competitor? Keep in mind that you should not be repeating what is there in the resume – they invited you after looking at the resume. Rather they are looking for your own words, your accomplishments with the examples. They are also looking for how much you know the industry (or company) you are applying for – so, do plenty of research on the company before you appear. Also relate your examples with the company’s goals or missions. Speak honestly, yet show enthusiasm on your work, not just capabilities.

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Jessica’s Answer

This is the perfect question to break away from your resume and talk to your work ethic! I love this question in an interview. This is where I would offer statements such as strong decision making abilities, working under pressure, meeting deadlines, working independently or even to state that I would be the candidate that would commit to working each and every day to not only provide value to the company but to also be a student of my profession and continue to learn and build my skillset to continue to evolve with the company and industry.
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Jennifer’s Answer

I love this question because it allows you an opportuity to sell yourself based on your passion and knowledge rather than just the experience or lack there of on your resume. Speak on your passion, the reason you want the job and all of the positives and beneofts the company might gain in hiring you. Show a willingness to learn from the bottom up.
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Tess’s Answer

Hi Glenn,

This is an opportunity for you to shine and sell yourself. Make sure you highlight your relevant skills and provide examples of how you used the skills to solve a problem or provide a solution. All of this data will help them better understand if you are the person they are looking for.

Remember, to close the deal on a job offer, you must be prepared with a concise summary of the top reasons why a company should choose you. Therefore, merely having the qualifications won’t be enough to separate you from the crowd

Good luck!

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Mouna’s Answer

This question generally invites the candidates to use some storytelling and highlight to the hiring company what makes them stand out. Candidates should prepare for this question a short speech highlighting what makes them unique and what value added would they bring to the position.

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Shelby’s Answer

Hi Glenn! In an interview, this question is the time to brag about yourself! This is the time to talk about your interests, aspirations, and most importantly your experience! What are YOU going to bring to the role you're interviewing for? Why can they count on you on their team?

Really sit and think about your strengths and tell them why you would be a great addition to their team!
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James Constantine’s Answer

Hello Glenn!

Give them a raison-d'etre to want you for the job. Tell them things about your high-level honesty and commitment to performing the role very well indeed. Hint at performing extra tasks at times without any financial rewards. That is usually classified as verboten or not allowed, but it can leverage your case as an occasional exception. Focus on your high-level confidence, positivity, qualifications, and experience, your cheerful manner, and your convivial personality. Elucidate your means of dealing with crises well with managerial skills. Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. No problem is insurmountable for you.

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Thank you comment icon Regarding performing extra tasks at times without any financial rewards, as James stated, this may not be allowed, even illegal, depending on the situation (what you are doing and where you are located). You want to make sure you don’t set yourself up to be undervalued or taken advantage of. The key is to show the value you bring to a potential job and how the things you have to offer will make you the right fit for the job. James already pointed out many qualities and skills that can be highlighted. If you can show your value, that will get you hired! Sharyn Grose, Admin
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Whitney’s Answer

This is your opportunity to set yourself apart from others who are interviewing for the position! You likely got to this step because you can do the job, but, of course, others can do the job, too. This is a great opportunity to talk about your work ethic and how coachable you are. It's much harder for a manager to teach these types of skills, and it's important to have someone who takes feedback, is coachable, is willing to learn (and wants to learn), and who is a team player.

Hopefully this is helpful, and best of luck to you!
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Pawel’s Answer

Usually it is good to read to job posting carefully and refer to it's requirements. If recrutier as you why they should chose you refer to qualities you have that this company expect. For example mention education they require or right job experience. Also its good to mention some soft skills that might be usefull in the position. Right mindset that can be proven by job experience/certificates/projects etc might make a difference. Just remember: you need to be able to back it up: if you mention that you can work under pressure or that you are great problem solver then be ready to prove it on example. It is obvious that next question is: what problem did you solve and how? or what job did you perform under pression, what was the task, how did you handle it etc...
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