Cosmopolitan (UK)

So, tell me about yourself...


If there’s one scenario that seems tailor-made to get the palms sweating, it’s a job interview. And this question, which is often the interviewe­r’s opening gambit, can be the hardest to answer. What do they want to know exactly? Where you live? What your previous jobs were? How you once reached level 707 on Candy Crush? Career expert Darain Faraz advises, “This is your chance to show off your passion and skills, as well as break the ice. Mention an unusual hobby or experience that demonstrat­es your developmen­t, such as bungee jumping. Even something like binge-watching every Oscar movie can show commitment and drive.” Any excuse to fire up Netflix…

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