Introducing Yourself to a Potential Employer
by Pat Goodwin, CPC

 

Being able to effectively tell an interviewer about yourself is a major step toward making a positive first impression. The following outline provides you with key points to consider as you develop your own personal introduction statement.

 

Be ready to offer the following information:

YOUR NAME AND AGE:

 

 

NAME YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS. Example: I have a younger brother, name of brother, and a younger sister, name of sister. My parent’s names are:

 

 

WHO DO YOU ADMIRE THE MOST? WHY?

 

 

WHAT YOU ENJOY DOING?

Name as many things as you want.

 

 

 

IF YOU HAVE AN IDEA OF WHAT YOU MIGHT LIKE TO DO FOR A CAREER, PLEASE NAME THE JOB OR CAREER.

 

 

 

AWARDS YOU HAVE RECEIVED:

Write them out here or name them when you are called upon to tell about yourself.

 

© Pat Goodwin, 2009. Pat E. Goodwin, CPC is an executive coach, trainer and career development professional in Austin, Texas. She has spent the last 20 years coaching clients from numerous industries providing guidance, motivation and career direction. Her clients have benefited from her expertise in articularing their accomplishments in a more clear, confident and concise manner. Pat has developed a training program that guarantees a client to improve their success when preparing for the interview and during the interview process. Find our more about Pat at www.patgoodwinassociates.com.

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