Right and Wrong Answers to 8 Classic Interview Questions

What can you tell me about yourself?

Right answer:

"I'm a branding and marketing specialist with 15 years of global experience at the executive level, guiding high-growth specialty sporting goods companies. I've been responsible for the successful launch of several new products over my career, including Product X and Product Y."

Give yourself the leading edge by preparing a one- or two-minute statement that gives a synopsis of your professional life.

If you had to highlight your career in the time it takes to ride an elevator, what would you say?