Advice and Examples: Tell us something that isn't on your resume or cover letter. For a General Motors Interview Question.
2. Tell us something that isn't on your resume or cover letter.
Why the Interviewer Asks This Question
Your resume and cover letter got you this far. Now your interviewers want to know more about you. Your answer will clue them in to your passions, hobbies, and your job-centric interests.
How to Answer
Verse yourself in their language, keywords, mission statements, and core values. Doing so will provide you with the opportunity to align your answers with what they are looking for in a candidate. It also exhibits a willingness to overachieve and go above and beyond in every aspect of what you do. These are the traits that translate to a strong employee and a strong work ethic.
1st Answer Example
"Something interesting... I've built a few cars in my garage. The last one I built a few years ago was a T-Model Ford that I tricked out and installed a hybrid engine in. It's a great car and a fun project. Took me about 6 months to complete. Here's a picture..."