- “Why don’t you tell me a little bit about yourself?”
- “What’s your story?”
- “Why don’t you start us off? Just tell me something about you. Anything. Go.”
- Here are a few moves that can help you ace this common question and gain maximum leverage with your answers.
Some interview questions are impossible to predict, and there’s no way of knowing in advance if an employer plans to throw some curveballs or highly specific technical questions your way. But others are perfectly predictable aspects of a standard interview script, and you should actually be surprised if you DON’T face a few of these during your session. Prepare for these basic interview building blocks ahead of time and you’ll increase your chances of making a great impression. One of the most common questions on this list might sound like any of the following: