For example, when Tim* was interviewing with Georgetown University, he was asked which building on campus was his favorite and why.The interviewer also asked him to translate a few phrases from Latin to English.Job interviews are nerve-wracking, and understandably so—you’re trying to take the next step in your career.
Would you kill the baby or let the whole village die?
Align your interests with the requirements listed in the job description, or highlight why your history makes you the ideal candidate for the job.
Emphasis on “professional”—your personal history, unless it relates to the position, doesn’t need to be described in detail to the hiring manager.
Emphasize the cultural fit you’ll be and detail the results you have proven you can deliver.
“If you could be any crayon in the Crayola 64 pack that comes with the sharpener on the back, which would you be, and why?