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INTERVIEWS / JUN. 19, 2015
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How to Tell Your Story Effectively in Interviews [Infographic]

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M&I

The most important skill you can master is your ability to talk about yourself. This should help you promote yourself and skills effectively so that you can impress prospective employers. While this will most likely require quite a lot of practice and effort on your behalf it’s not that difficult to do. All you need to do is prepare a short introduction or speech that answers the most important questions about yourself that employers are interested in.   

In the actual interview, employers will expect you to talk about yourself and summarise your credentials. In order to do that, you need to come up with a compelling story that uses real-life examples to show how you developed those skills you mention on your resume.

See Also: 3 Steps to Answering Tell me About Yourself During a Job Interview

This infographic from M&I offers some great tips on how to convince employers to hire you using narrative techniques. It also provides valuable advice on what you should avoid doing to increase your chances of getting the job.

So, what’s your story? Haven’t you prepared yours yet? Let us know in the comments section below…

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