When you've been called in for an interview, they often say "tell me about yourself". It can be a very open-ended statement, so I am wondering what should i talk about, and what should I avoid?
- Kofi Kankam expert Mikey - you should certainly avoid taking more than 3 to 5 minutes to tell them the story. You should focus on: 1) Reasons for taking certain jobs; 2) Skills and relevant experiences for your jobs; 3) Why you transitioned between the jobs; 4) What kinds of skills you have that are most relevant for school; 4) What the catalyst was to motivate you to pursue an MBA; and 5) What your career will look like post-school. Those are the things that you generally want to touch on, though you will get visual and auditory cues about what your interviewer wants to touch on and how long your response should be.