Tell Me About Yourself (using ChatGPT)

In a world where 33% of interviewers make a decision about a candidate within the first 90 seconds of an interview, presenting a well-structured answer to the oft-asked “Tell me about yourself” question is crucial.

To add, given that 46% of applicants leverage tools like ChatGPT and Google Bard for their job searches, refraining from employing these tools might put you at a competitive disadvantage.

Here's how to craft an impeccable answer to the often-difficult interview question: “Tell me about yourself” using ChatGPT!


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Step-by-Step: Crafting the Perfect Answer with ChatGPT

Let's delve into the innovative method to prepare an impeccable answer, utilizing ChatGPT, a genuine job posting as an instance, and a strategic framework encompassing the present, past, and future.

Step 1: Deciphering Key Responsibilities

In this step, we input a specialized prompt into ChatGPT, engaging its capability to sift through a job posting and extract the principal responsibilities, even if you have no prior experience in the role. For example, a sales operations opening at Netflix could distill down to:

  • Collaborating closely with the sales team to drive advertising revenue.
  • Being adept with sales process management, data hygiene, and tool development.
  • Conducting regular pipeline and business reviews, which entails preparing slides and charts and presenting to stakeholders.

Step 2: Tailoring Your Answer

Here, the beauty of ChatGPT shines by taking into account your resume and crafting a response that aligns your career snapshot (Present), relevant past experience (Past), and your career aspirations and how they align with the new role (Future).

And, while ChatGPT provides a robust starting point, there’s flexibility to make edits, ensuring authenticity and relevancy in your responses.

Making Strategic Edits


Succinctly outline what you do currently and then intertwine your role’s success metrics. Ensure to cut any superfluous information and adhere to word limits for conciseness.


Opt for the most relevant past experience, particularly one that resonates with the new role, and keep it precise.


Seamlessly tie your current scenario and past experiences with the new role, elucidating how your existing skills not only facilitate a smooth transition but also pave the way for long-term contributions.

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