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Anthony D'Souz
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Joined: Oct 13, 2011
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Hi all,

In an interview, the first question asked is: "Tell me something about yourself / Introduce yourself". For an experienced professional, how to reply this in a compact and smarter way?

What I used to reply on this is: My name, My Native, My designation in present org, working technologies and the client name for whom I have been working.

Kindly let me know what else should be added or replace from what I mentioned above.

Regards,
Anthony
Deepak Bala
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Kindly let me know what else should be added or replace from what I mentioned above.


It looks fine to me. I'd include a note on the most technically challenging system you've worked on just to beat your drum a little (although not pompously ).

You can also mention that you are active on communities like CR and mention open source projects you work on (if that applies).


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Ulf Dittmer
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That question usually looks for a 2-3 minutes answer. I generally mention what and where I studied, what were the major work situations I was in since then, and what did I do in each one. Also pertinent information like: I've lived in country D for E years, so I'm familiar with the business culture and language, I'm running the F open source project, and the G app in some app store or other is also by me.


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