BY Ashley Stahl
Originally Published in The Daily Muse
The hour of your big interview has arrived, and you know you’re going to nail it. You’ve done your research and memorized your talking points. At this point, you could talk about the company in your sleep—right down to where the interviewer attended undergrad and the exact number of Wall Street Journal mentions the company has had in the past six months.
But when the interviewer asks you to talk about yourself, you freeze, realizing with horror that you didn’t prepare enough to deliver your elevator pitch. You smile politely, shift in your chair, and say, “well…um…” as your mind frantically struggles to string something together.
Not exactly what you’re going for.
Click here to read my three ways to shine when asked “tell me about yourself.”