Tag Archives: work experience prepared you for this position

“How Your Work Experience Prepared You For This Position” Job Interview Question

Work Experience Prepared You For This position

Work Experience Prepared You For This Position

When an interviewer asks you “how your work experience prepared you for this position”, it’s not a vague question.

Be specific and make a clear connection between a relevant past experience and something you know about this job.

Unless the new job is identical to the last, don’t make this up on the spot.

The more unlike your last job this one is, the more challenging this question will be, the more likely it will be asked and the more important a great response will be.

Tell a Great story For a Memorable Answer

If any interview question calls for a story, this one does. But not just any hastily-formed story. A story that connects, that you can’t wait to share with your prospective employer. Continue reading