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Why are you the best candidate for us?

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Bragging about yourself in an interview can be tough to do, but this is your time to shine! Which characteristics and career accomplishments have made you a stand-out candidate? Perhaps you have received some academic awards or have been given individual accolades in your most recent position. There is nobody like you, and now you need to express that to the interviewer.

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General
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"I am the best candidate for you because I have a consistent history of exceeding my targets and goals for the past three years. I have been promoted two times in the last year which is nearly unheard of in my current company. In addition to these successes, I have very excellent cold calling skills which I will put to work immediately after being hired by your company."

Admin
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"I believe my success with your company will come from having all of the hard skills that you are looking for, whether learned in school or gained through work experience. I know all the key players in this region and stay informed of best practices so that I can be the most supportive executive assistant out there."

Manager
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"I am the best candidate for you because I show levels of dedication and follow through that is uncommon in the workplace. As a manager, my team members are always very responsive to my upbeat and open approach. You will not be disappointed in my performance if you choose to hire me."

Marketing
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"I believe I'm the best candidate for your company because I have a background in sales, I've worked as a freelance marketing consultant, and now I have worked on the agency side as well. Combining these three silos of marketing is something I know will be of tremendous value to your organization and the sales and marketing projects we will work on together. Also, I want it more than anyone else. This position is a calculated move for me, not one of desperation or a blind leap, so I know that I would be a great fit for you, and you for me."

Retail
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"I believe I'm the best candidate for your company because of my decade of experience at your competitor. I have experience in the specific department in question, as a team leader, and I look forward to building on those leadership skills with your organization. I know I can make an immediate, and long-term, impact."

Sales
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"When I read your job posting I smiled from ear to ear because it was as though you had written it with me in mind. I know that I am the best candidate for this role because I have three years of exceeding my sales goals, inside and outside sales experience, and I know the industry. Also, I was the fastest promoted in my previous position and have led the rollout of new markets in my current position, making me ideally positioned for helping you continue to build your sales organization, markets, and exceed financial metrics. Not to mention, I am looking for a company that I can stay with for the long-term, something that you mentioned you value as well."

Teacher
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"I know that I would be an excellent fit for the rest of the Spanish team, the faculty as a whole, and can bring a unique, fun perspective to the Spanish department and students. Not only am I bilingual, but also I lived in Spain, Mexico, and Colombia for a total of 8 years. I feel this uniquely positions me to leverage that real-life experience to educate my students. By bringing my academic, professional, and real-life experiences to my students, I can create an engaging classroom and ignite excitement in my students."

Stage Manager
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"In addition to my educational qualifications and experience which I believed prepared me for this role, I am a hard-worker, a team player and work tirelessly to get the job done. I thrive on challenges and always remain extremely committed to the success of any project."

Slot Attendant
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"I believe that my determination and willingness to work hard makes me the best candidate for this job. I am always ready for challenges and never hesitate to work hard when needed."

Underwriter
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"I know that you may have received applications from several applicants that have the same qualifications as I do, but what possibly makes me different and better from the others is my excellent risk analysis skills accompanied with the fact that I trained under the best in this profession. Also, I am very punctual and organized and have a great attention to detail which also means I make almost no errors in my work."

Wildlife Biologist
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"You should hire me because I have the right educational and professional qualifications that you require, as well as the right personality traits. I am a hardworking professional, a team player and have excellent relationship building skills."

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Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
First written on: 06/08/2015
Last modified on: 11/27/2018

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Because of my financial knowledge and management capabilities.
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I have a back ground in food service, you need to work fast as well as keeping your area clean, and sanitized. I think I could use these skills.
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I am a naturally helpful person who enjoys helping people.
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I am the best candidate because I am helpful, I will be friendly to the customers and I can work well with the current employees.
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I am committed to working from home. I not only have the experience to fulfil the role but I have an excellent work ethic giving 110% to everything I do.
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I am having responsible person, respecting others and helping others so this gives me which I am infront of you.
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Because I'm dedicated and care about the needs of others. I am a hard worker and can get a task done. You can depend on me.
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I feel that I have the skills to motivate, inspire and help others. With my public relations skills I know I can do the job. I am willing to learn, work, and be very responsible in my job and I know that getting this job will let me use my skills.
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I am the best person for the job because I will represent the company positively.I am the company and I treat everyone with repect - customers and coworkers alike.
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I am a fast learner, well organzied, love to be around people and honest.
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Because I have been very successful in previous encounters and I always look for solutions for every problem.
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I believe that I am the best candidate for this position because of my extensive customer service and management experience and my ability to adapt to any situation.
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I am fresh out of training and eager to learn. I enjoyed my traing very much but cannot wait to be the best vet nurse I can be.
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Because I may prove to be a valuable asset for your organization within few months.
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I'm meticulous and organized. I can handle multiple things at once.
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I possess the required combination of professional skills and clear conceptual knowledge to support your organisation for the accomplishment of its business targets. Moreover, I can assure you that I am determined to devote full potential to prove myself a valuable asset for your company.
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I am very much different that others in many ways, I am well organized, I can manage things much better than others.
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I have the skills to be a part of your team.
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Because I can work hard and want to contribute something from me to the organization.
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I know I am the best because, the skills that I have require through my education.
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I can not decide myself by saying as i'm the best candidate that i'll leave up to the organization to decided whether i'm the best and suitable candidate.
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Because I know I am confidently beautiful with the heart.
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I am ready to add value and make the company a strong brand.
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Because I deserve to be given a chance to show you how eager I am to learn the job and serve people with the best I can.
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I am good in giving ideas and a company always needs new ideas to move forward.
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I am the best candidate because I enjoy learning and do it pretty fast. This position will call for understanding the root issues contributing to education inequality and translate that into meaningful and compelling funding proposals to potential donors. I have a wealth of experience in translating the organization's theory of change in a language that makes sense to interested donors/supporters. I will also bring in some fresh thinking and energy especially because of my extensive experience from developing countries where social challenges are a huge factor slowing development and further contributing to poverty.
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I have extensive experience in lending. I also understand collections and customer service.
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I would describe myself as a loyal, reliable and organised person whom is always courteous and enjoys the gratification of providing great customer service.
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I Amy not be the best interviewer but I am the a team player dependable and can do anything.
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I world hard and I strive to be the best.
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I think I the best for the company because I have the experience the company ask for and also because I'm a good team player witch enjoy offering height standard customer service and care about customer needs.
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I am a hardworking candidate. I would take to heart what you teach me, and also I would give 100% of me to this company.
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I always work honestly without people watching me.
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I can contirbute to the store and make customers want to come back because of my customer service skills.
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I have soft skilss that few people have. This means that diffcult problems with people are solved amicably and stronger and better relationships forged.
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I dedicate myself to my work. I am timely and I have experince.
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I may not be the best but I’ve been around sports all my life and this is something I can excel at.
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I have the practical and academic skills required and also an ability to work with a wide range of people and act calmly in shgih pressure situations.
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I possess the academic qualification and the right attitude for this job. I am adaptable and learn quickly. My creativity, leadership skills and passion for excellence are qualities that undoubtedly be welcome in your organization.
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