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Job Interview Question: Why Should You be Hired?


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Have answers ready for interview questions about why you should be hired.

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When the interviewer asks "If the people who know you were asked why you should be hired, what would they say?" he or she wants to know what your perception is of what others think about your qualifications and abilities.

Best Answers

I'm sure if you asked my friends that question they would say you should hire me because I have the skills outlined in the job description and I bring 10+ years of expertise to this position. Words they've used to describe me are: hard working, professional, trusted and a team player.

My current supervisor would tell you that I am innovative, complete projects on schedule, am willing to help out where necessary, and am a leader of our team.

My colleagues would say that I am easy to work with, and that I bring fresh, honest perspective to difficult situations. I am the person that many of them seek out for advice when they are dealing with a particularly sensitive issue in the office.

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