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How to Answer 'Why Should I Hire You?'

How to Answer 'Why Should I Hire You?' | Pitch it! | Scoop.it

It’s one of the most popular questions in interviews, and also one of the most understandable.

Why not hear why your future employee is right for the role straight from the horse’s mouth?

Why then, does it fill us with so much trepidation? Partly because there’s no way of tricking this question, you’ve just got to believably detail exactly why you’re better than all the other applicants for the job. You’ve got to tell them why what you’ve got is worth having.

The one key thing to remember is that the hiring manager is putting their reputation on the line, whoever they hire. Sell yourself into them with confidence and evidence that you’re the best person for the job, and this question can be the key to unlocking that job offer.
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10 Things I’ve Learned from Working at a Startup

10 Things I’ve Learned from Working at a Startup | Pitch it! | Scoop.it
We've all heard about how difficult, fun and challenging it can be to work at a startup. In fact, being a part of a small team who's trying to change the way things are is a great adventure that requires lots of engagement and passion.

My name is Fred, and I've been a member of a startup team for almost two years now. There are many things that I've learned here that couldn't have picked up elsewhere, not only in terms of professional experiences, but also about myself.

The first thing you need to know about working in a startup is that you need to be a passionate person. Not only because it requires hard work, but also because you'll quickly feel overwhelmed and you'll loose your foothold if you're not passionate about what you're doing.

To help understand what it means to be part of a startup, here are the top 10 things that I've learned from working at Azendoo.

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To address the comments under this article : all companies have been startups at some point. If you don't want to work hard, go just be an employee somewhere and dream of white beaches and long vacations and working from home the rest of your life.

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