The most frequently asked question asked in an interview, for most people, is also the most feared question: “What can you tell me about yourself?”
In any interview, the hiring authority is utilizing their time with you to determine if you are going to be the best fit for their open position and for their company as a whole. The obvious place for an interviewer to start is asking “Who are you?” , “What made you interested in this position?” , or ” Can you tell me a little about yourself?” It is almost inevitable that a question similar to these examples will be asked in any interview you go into. So, why not be prepared for the questions before it is even asked?
This article from mojo40.com gives you 10 great examples of how to begin answering these very open-ended questions. Use this article as a starting point, put a little thought into your answer, and be honest …and this question does not have to be so intimidating!