4 Strategies to Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

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Have you heard this interview question before? Of course you have! Most interviewers use it as an easyway to break the ice and get a little insight on you before tackling the more specific questions. This is a great opportunity to express your unique qualities and qualifications. But, with such an open-ended question, where do you start, what should you mention, how long should you talk for? Here are four strategies to help you craft your answer. 

 

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By Yasmeen Alwani
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Dress for Success #CareerToolThursday

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First impressions are incredibly important and a key component to that first impression is how you present yourself! Once you’ve secured your interview or decided to attend a networking event, an important piece of your prep work is figuring out what to wear. While it’s a given that you should wear business professional clothing for an interview, sometimes it’s unclear what is expected at networking events. Additionally, sometimes it’s hard to figure out what qualifies as business professional and what qualifies …

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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Alyssa’s Interview Prep Facebook Live is Live!

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Need help preparing for your upcoming interview? Don’t fret! We are here to help. Click here to view Alyssa Hammond’s latest Facebook Live! In this video she shares her tried-and-true interview preparation tactics.

By Caroline Gervais
Caroline Gervais CareerEdge Colleague Caroline Gervais
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Did you know there have been changes in CPA Regulations?

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There is now an “old way” and “new way” when it comes to the State of Massachusetts CPA Licensing Regulations and CPA Exam changes for 2017 and 2018.  If this is a career path you are considering, it is time for you to become informed!  Go to the information session (the flyer is included below) that is brought to you by Beta Alpha Psi.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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The Do’s & Don’ts of Writing a Thank You Letter

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After you have finally finished your long-awaited interview and you think that you’re all done with the employer—you’re not. Now it’s time to write a follow-up thank you note. Whether this comes in the form of a professionally crafted email or hand written delivered letter, thank you letters are incredibly important. Inspired by an article on thebalance.com, the following are some do’s and don’ts I recommend following for thank you letter success.

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By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani Freelance Blogger Yasmeen Alwani
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