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Wednesday
Feb152017

Should I say "I" or "We" in my job interview?

Time and again when I am providing job interview coaching, I have to say:
Don't say "We" in your job interview, say "I". There is only one person being interviewed in your job interview and that is you. Your team is not trying to get the job, you are, so say "I" not "We". 
If your team did the work and you all collaborated that is fine, still say “I”.

How to answer job interview questions?

Instad of "we", you might say:
  • My role in the team was to ensure that .. .
  • As part of the team I did ...
  • Under my leadership the team ...
  • I ensured that the team implemented ...
  • I led the team through the ...