Are you looking for a job? If your answer is yes, chances are you have applied for too many jobs on online job portals or through an HR recruitment agency.
Job search in India can especially be very stress-inducing. Almost all jobs you see on a portal like LinkedIn have more than 200 applicants.
Finally, you are at your dream office with just one small interview away before you have the offer of your dreams in your hand and while there could be many questions that the interviewer might ask, “what’s your greatest weaknesses” is one question that is most likely to be raised.
How to answer tell me about yourself
Tell me about yourself is undeniably the first ice breaker question between the interview and interviewee and therefore, it sets the entire tone of the interview.
The pandemic has made the job market extremely volatile. There have been mass layoffs in many companies, sudden digitalization led to a lot of discomfort on both company and employee fronts.
Work from home has become the new normal. All sectors and industries have explored digitalization given the circumstances. While it was a struggle in the beginning employees and employers have seemed to adjust eventually.
As said by millions of people and articles on the internet already let’s begin by saying ‘The times have been difficult’. As identified by the ‘The New York Times’ the feeling of constantly feeling ‘blah’ or ‘demotivated’ is called ‘languish’.
This is like a football match, where you want to score your goal but the HR representative is the goalie and annoyingly a great goalie! But with the right practice, you definitely can score that goal. Now that this metaphor has entertained your brain, let’s get to the process of dissecting the ‘how’
I will be talking about the “objective of an interview”. Now, you must be thinking why are we talking about the objective of an interview so here’s the thing always remember “Intent is prior to Content”, What I mean by that is ki – agar humein pata hi nahin hoga ki interviewer kis perspective se question poochh rha hai toh ya to hum humesha galat answer denge or we will always stumble upon the question. Right? So, to eradicate this problem altogether, I will be talking about the objective of an interview from the perspective of an interviewer Firstly