Why should the company hire you?

Why should the company hire you?

Give a befitting response with these​ talking points

Going for an interview may give you butterflies in your stomach. So, what more when you get asked, “Why are you the right person for this job?”  


The interviewer wants to ensure, that you understand what they are looking for in a candidate, you have the dedication and you are willing to make yourself better.

As a candidate, your goal is to convince the interviewer that you are a remarkable candidate and the best option that they could have.


Here's how to respond:

Prepare and anticipate – Before the interview, think carefully what the interviewer wants to know about you. Highlight your abilities and skills more than your experience.

Provide examples – Being precise is very important when answering questions. When you point out your skills and qualities, ensure to provide specific proofs that you really possess those set of skills.

Focus on what you can contribute to the company – Make sure to have the background knowledge about the company you are applying for. Concentrate on how you will add value to the company.

Avoid comparison – Each individual is different and unique. Never put down other candidates, it may have a negative impact on you and you may sound arrogant. Instead, focus on what makes you unique as a person without offending other candidates.


Make them feel that you are the right candidate and you will have success.