"Can you tell me about yourself?"
This is a familiar question during an interview and it is easy to get lost, there is a lot you can tell about yourself and it can be difficult to know where to start. The conclusion is that you should start with your elevator pitch.
Why is it useful?
It can be challenging to create an elevator pitch that makes you shine, you also feel like saying more than you have time for and maybe end up speaking too fast? This is common and a known challenge during an interview. Here, it is important to find a good balance between the personal and the professional.
An elevator pitch is useful as it forces you to prioritize the most important points, where you can ask yourself the following questions:
How to make a good elevator pitch?
In 20-30 seconds you must give a precise sales pitch of yourself, you do this by:
Feel free to write down what you have come up with and read it out loud to yourself, this can help you remember your pitch. Test your elevator pitch on family, colleagues or friends to get feedback.
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