Tell Me About Yourself In the Interview | Software Testing Material

Tell Me About Yourself In the Interview

Almost all the interviews start with the question, “Tell me about yourself“. With this answer, you have to make a good first impression. Giving a good answer means that you will create a positive impression on the interview. Do some practice on how to tell about yourself in the interview. Rest of the interview is carried out based on the impact you make with this answer. “Tell me about yourself” is a common interview question for both freshers and experienced that every interviewer asks while taking the interview. In this video, we see how to present the best answer to this questions “Tell me about yourself”. Even though Interviewers have your profile in hand, they would love to hear about yourself in the form of verbal expression.

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Tell Me About Yourself

Order To Follow While Answering To Tell Me Something About Yourself:

  1. Name & Place of birth
  2. Education details
  3. Academic Project Details/Work Experience
    For fresher: If you are a fresher, then tell about your academic project or industrial training program that you have done.
    For experienced: Tell about your Work experience
  4. Goals
  5. Strengths & Weakness
  6. Conclusion

Follow the above-mentioned order while answering to the question “Tell Me About Yourself” to the interviewer. You have to start with your NAME & Place of birth (if they didn’t mention your name before this question), Your Education Qualification and Name of the University (Also you could mention your aggregate percentage).

If you are a fresher, tell something about the training’s which you have taken up related to the job, also mention about your final year project. Mention some of your achievements. Conclude here and ask whether the interviewer have any further questions which they would like to know about you.

If you are an experienced, you must specify your work experience. start with your Position and Roles & Responsibilities. Mention your goals, strengths, and weakness. Conclude here and ask whether they have any further questions which they would like to know about you.

Key Note: Stick to your career, education, and achievements. Interviewer won’t show any interest in your family story.

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Here are some sample answers.

Play the below video to know how to answer tell me about yourself answers.

Tell Me About Yourself – Fresher:

Good Morning!

Thanks for giving me this golden opportunity to introduce myself before this panel. My name is Rajkumar. I am from New Delhi. I have done my schooling from XYZ School, New Delhi, and Graduation from XYZ College, New Delhi. (If you are a postgraduate then mention as I have done my graduation from XYZ College, New Delhi and Post graduation from XYZ University, New Delhi) When I was in the Engineering College, I had made up my mind to become a Software Tester. I love to be a software tester (here is sample answer, if an interviewer asks you why you choose software testing as a career). I have done ISTQB certification. I am good at SDLC & STLC. As a fresher, I don’t have any work experience, but I am very passionate to work for this company as a Software Tester. My goal is to build a successful career as a Software Tester, which can help my company and me personally. My strengths are my positive attitude, punctuality, interpersonal skills and strong in management skills. My weakness is my emotional nature which lands me in trouble sometimes.

This is all about me. Thanks for giving me the wonderful chance

Tell Me About Yourself As an Experienced:

Good Morning!

Thanks for giving me this golden opportunity to introduce myself before this panel. My name is Rajkumar. I am a native of the capital of India, New Delhi. I have done my schooling from XYZ School, New Delhi, and Graduation from XYZ College, New Delhi. When I was in the Engineering College, I had made up my mind to become a Software Tester. I love to be a software tester (here is sample answer, if the interviewer asks you why you choose software testing as a career). I have done ISTQB certification. I am a software tester with 7 years of experience in the software testing field When I started my journey with XYZ Company as a Trainee Software Tester and in my last assignment I have been associated with ABC Company as a Test Lead. I enjoy being a Lead and the opportunity to empower and motivate my team. Although I love my current role, I feel I am now ready for a more challenging assignment and this position really excites me. My goal is to build a successful career as a Software Tester, which can help my company and me personally. My strengths are my positive attitude, punctuality, interpersonal skills and strong in management skills. My weakness is my emotional nature which lands me in trouble sometimes. I am a good team player and goal oriented. My hobby is to write a blog – I run a website named “Software Testing Material” where I write on Manual Testing, Automation Testing mainly Selenium. Well, that was just a brief summary of my journey so far. However, if u would like to know any further details I would be glad to share it.

Here are some sample resumes for Freshers and Experienced.

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6 thoughts on “Tell Me About Yourself In the Interview | Software Testing Material”

  1. How to say 3+ years of experience person….performance testing..my name is amar

    • Hi Amar. You could put something like this.
      Thanks for giving me this golden opportunity to introduce myself before this panel. My name is Rajkumar. I am a native of YOUR PLACE. I have done my schooling from XYZ School, and Graduation from XYZ College, . When I was in the Engineering College, I had made up my mind to become a Software Tester. I love to be a software tester I am a software tester with 3 years of experience in the software testing field. When I started my journey with XYZ Company as a Trainee Software Tester and in my last assignment I have been associated with ABC Company as a Performance Tester. Although I love my current role, I feel I am now ready for a more challenging assignment and this position really excites me. My goal is to build a successful career as a Software Tester, which can help my company and me personally. My strengths are …. My weakness is …. Well, that was just a brief summary of my journey so far. However, if u would like to know any further details I would be glad to share it.

  2. Thank you Raj.

    • Welcome, Vasu.

  3. Hi my name is Abdul Mannan .I live In new York .I have bachelor degree from botanical science and I never attended any engineering college or universities .But I took software testing course from a coaching .I learned about Quality center ,ALM ,SQL ,QTP ,SDLC ,STLC .Can I get a job in software testing field and how can I answer about my graduation ?how can I make my resume ?

    # Do you recommend any extra course or specific educational institution to get a job ?
    # If you teach this things please let me know .

  4. what if they ask ‘Why do you think your the best candidate for this job’ how do u respond? Agaba ken

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