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Every interview typically includes the classic opening line: "Tell me about yourself." Your answer to this introductory question can be a gamechanger. Career coach and job search strategist Kerri Twigg shares why your response needs to be prepared in advance to ensure that it’s conversational, enjoyable, and strategic.About Our Guest: Kerri Twigg
Kerri Twigg is a Certified Resume Strategist with more than 15 years experience as a consultant and workshop facilitator. She holds an M.Ed in Humane Education and works with clients in industries that don't harm people, animals or the environment.Resources in this Episode:
- New tool: The Verge interviewed social psychologist Heidi Grant about why it’s so important to ask for help when you’re struggling: https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2018/6/22/17475134/heidi-grant-reinforcements-help-social-psychology
- Listener question: Shiva Acharya from Albuquerque, New Mexico recently graduated from college and is frustrated by the number of entry-level jobs that require 2-5+ years experience. Shiva wonders if employers will still consider him despite his lack of experience.
- More from our guest:
- Get Kerri Twigg’s full guide on how to answer the question Tell Me About Yourself in five simple steps: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/tell-me-yourself-preparation-tips-kerri-twigg-m-ed-crs-/
- Visit Kerri’s website: http://www.career-stories.com/
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