“Why would you excel at this job?”

“Why would you excel at this job?”

Write up your answer to the question above (a paragraph or two), and share it with your Cambly tutor to refine your answer.

Tips on how to answer…

  • Point out your skills and track record of experience and tie those to the needs of the job
  • Think of your most impressive and unique strengths that closely relate to the job description

Sample Answer:

“My analytical horsepower sets me apart from other candidates. For example, I imagine all of your candidates can create robust Excel-based financial models. However, I can also see and articulate the business story behind the numbers to influence decision-making. During a major food-chain deal, I conducted the due diligence necessary to come up with the right multiple that my superiors should consider based not only on raw data but also on what was the best way to position the assets we were selling. My strategy resulted in a more profitable deal.”

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About Bell L

Born in Korea, lived in 5 different continents / Cal + Crimson / Officially ‘lost in translation’ after having moved around so many continents and cities, but now I feel awesome about being lost / Designer by training, entrepreneur at heart

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