Why Should I Hire You? How to Nail This Tough Interview Question

Let’s say that you’re at an interview for a job you really want, and the interviewing committee asks, “Obviously, we’re interested in you for this position since we’ve called you in, but we’re still reviewing a handful of candidates and want to select the best one. Why are you the right person for this job, and why should we hire you?”

How would you respond?

If you’re like about one-third of the people I talk to, you’d sit there dumbfounded like a deer in headlights.