How to respond to Tell me about yourself.
What is the employer really asking?
The employer wants to know a little something about you professionally — and how well you would fit the job — and organization.
How job-seekers should respond to this question
NOT with a rambling discussion of your pets, siblings, etc.
If you have done your research and know the qualifications/requirements for the job, then it is easy to respond — showing the employer how well you are a fit for the job.
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