Tough Interview Question — How has your experience prepared you for this job? presents "Tough Interview Question - "How has your experience prepared you for this job?" This quick video covers what you need to know for answering this tough interview question. Watch this video to find out the best approach for answering this question.


Hi, everyone. I'm Brian Krueger with and this is The Job Search Minute. Here’s another tough interview question: “how has your experience prepared you for this job?” This is a really broad question, and your job is to focus in on the behavioral examples in your work experience which is specifically aligned to the require competencies for the position. An example, “my work experiences have been focused on fully preparing me for this career. In my recent internship I worked on a cross functional project where I played a key role in delivering the positive end results. Here are some of the specifics about that project and my role…” Focus on behavior examples supporting the key competencies for the position. Then ask if they would like to hear more examples tied back to the position. This has been The Job Search Minute, for more career information please visit