Do you have an upcoming job interview? Check out my example answers to the interview question: “What were your responsibilities at your last job?“
During an interview you’ll most likely get a question about your last job responsibilities. Hiring managers are curious if you previous job role prepared you for this position.
Therefore, it’s important to highlight your last job responsibilities and connect them to the position you are interviewing for. Use the CARL framework to structure your answer:
√ Do provide an example that demonstrates your most important job responsibilities and match your experience to the job description
√ Do prepare responsibility questions and be specific in your answer. For example, focus on measurable outcomes, improvements and accomplishments
X Don’t simply list your previous or current job responsibilities like you do in your resume, but instead provide a real-life example, tell a story and inform the interviewer about the results
X Don’t lie about your job responsibilities or qualifications. Hiring managers will check your references and browse through the internet to gather more information.