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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Who Form 8815 Representation

Instructions and Help about Who Form 8815 Representation

Hey, it's Lynn, orator of Linda Raynor Comm, career strategist, speaker, and coach. In this video, I'm going to teach you three tips to answer the "tell me about yourself" interview question the right way, so you can stand out in front of hiring managers and land more job offers. But before we begin, there are a couple of ground rules you need to know. Rule number one: do not talk about your personal or family life. When someone asks you to tell them about yourself, they're not actually asking about your personal life choices or mistakes. They want to know about your qualifications, experiences, and why you're a good fit for the role. Rule number two: do tell a story, but make it about your professional work. A good professional work story should be engaging, compelling, clear, and complete. Now, let's move on to our four major tips on how to answer the "tell me about yourself" interview question. Tip number one: give a snapshot of your work history. Start with the earliest professional job you've held. Describe the company, your title, how long you stayed in that position, and your major responsibilities. For example, "I started my career as a financial analyst five years ago with XYZ company, where I handled full cycle accounting duties, month-end close procedures, and assisted with budgeting and forecasting on a monthly basis." Repeat this for each position you've held. Tip number two: make your mini stories achievement-oriented. After describing your position, mention a major accomplishment you achieved in that role. An accomplishment can be anything that has quantifiable results for your company, like saving time or money, improving processes, or increasing profitability. For example, "In that role, I developed an Excel model that automated a major accounting process, reducing the time spent on month-end...