Why should we hire you?


group meeting in a bankWhy should we hire you belongs to the most typical questions in any interview. When you apply for a bank teller position, employers have a good reason to ask you the question.  There are dozens, if not hundreds of applicants for teller jobs, and it is difficult to pick the best one.

You will need an original answer to stand out from the crowd, and you rather prepare one….

Most people do a mistake, using simple and general answers. We hear the following answers very commonly in the interviews:

  • “You should hire me becasue I am the best person for this job.”
  • “I really need this job.”
  • “You should hire me, because I am better than the rest.”

training for a job interviewThese answers are widely used, but really bad. They are general, and the only thing the interviewer in a bank learns from such an answer is that you have no idea about the value you could possibly bring to the team.

You need to show the recruiters this value. It can be:

  • Right character abilities
  • Having all skills and predispositions for the job
  • Strong motivation and enthusiasm
  • Experience with similar roles
  • Other relevant things

You’ll find below some answers for your inspiration. However, you should always try to add something unique to the answer, because you are unique as a human being, and have your own value the employer can benefit from. . . .

I believe to have the right predispositions for a job of a teller. On the top of that, people really like talking to me, what’s obviously an advantage in this job.

I am very motivated to get this job – it’s my dream. If you hire me, I will do my best to exceed your expectations and to provide a top notch customer service day in day out.

I have a lot of experience with customer service. I have an ability to uncover the needs of other people, and to sell them what they really need, or want.

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Special tips: If you have some time, try to practice interview answers with your friend. Hard on the practice range, easy on the pitch.