Answering the Interview Question ‘Why Should I Hire You?’

It’s one of the simplest and most popular interview questions: “why should we hire you?” You might even consider it the most fundamental question you can receive. It gets to the basic quandary in any hiring process.    While it seems simple, the “why should I hire you” query actually seeks to discover some nuanced information. Underlying the question are several sub-questions, ones you need to be ready to answer. Think of the question in these slightly more complex terms: what can you bring to the organization that someone else couldn’t?   Providing a full answer to this requires some thought. However, it also… Read more »