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    What else should I reply if somebody asked for my resume

    Dear teacher,


    Somebody would like to have a further discussion with me regarding a job opening as a consultant after read my profiles. He mentions it thru his friend whom I donít know and he sends it to my email. However, he didnít tell anything about the company, job description and other important things. He also asked about my resume but I think Iíll only submit my resume after he reveal himself and the company.


    Here is the email draft that I just wrote to ask him about the company, job scopes/description, remuneration, benefit and other things.


    Dear Michael,


    I got your message from David. Thank you for the opportunity. Before we have further discussion, I would like to know about the company, job scopes, remuneration, benefit and etc2.


    Thanks again.


    Best regards,


    Hampeh

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    Re: What else should I reply if somebody asked for my resume

    Hey Hampeh,

    Try not to sound too paranoid of him. What if it is a really good job and he just forgot to mention things about the company? You do not want to seem overly suspicious, it may hurt your chances of getting the job.

    I would also not ask about pay or benefits in the first email to him. At least in the U.S. this is typically done after they assess your skills.

    I would send him your resume but perhaps take off your phone number and address until you hear more.

    This is what I would send, but it is only my opinion:


    Michael,

    I received your message from David. I am excited to hear more about this opportunity. I have attached my resume.

    Can you please send me some information about your company and the job description and a way to contact you?

    Sincerely,
    Hampeh



    Good luck!

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    Re: What else should I reply if somebody asked for my resume

    Quote Originally Posted by hampeh View Post

    Somebody would like to have a further discussion with me regarding a job opening as a consultant after reading my profiles.
    Hampeh, how did this person find out about you?

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    Re: What else should I reply if somebody asked for my resume

    Thanks RonBee for the correction. I really appreciate it. By the way, I always have a problem with tense. Sometimes I didnít know which tense I should use. I refer to grammar books, however it seems a little bit confuse. Iím ok with simple past test, present or future. But when it comes to more complicated things, it makes me puzzle.


    I had online profile in the internet for job hunting purposes. However, I didnít put the full version of my resume. I think thatís where he found my email.

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    What to say when interviewer asks 'Tell me about yourself'

    Can somebody guide me as to what should and should not be included in a response to a seemingly innocent question like 'Tell me about yourself'

    Thanks in advance,
    Sonalika

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    Re: What else should I reply if somebody asked for my resume

    That is the standard questions the interviewers going to ask you during the interview. Normally I will tell them about my education background, working experience, completed projects, and achievements that you have. There is no need to tell them about personal information such as family unless if they ask about it.


    Just my two-cent.

    Best regards,


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    Re: What else should I reply if somebody asked for my resume

    Quote Originally Posted by hampeh View Post
    That is the standard question the interviewer's going to ask you during the interview. Normally I will tell them about my education background, work experience, completed projects, and other achievements that I have. There is no need to tell them about personal information such as family unless if they ask about it.


    Just my two cents.

    Best regards,
    I could be wrong, but I think interviewers say "Tell me about yourself" to get the interviewee to say a few personal things about himself or herself so the interviewer can get to know that person a little better.

    ~R

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    Re: What else should I reply if somebody asked for my resume

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    I could be wrong, but I think interviewers say "Tell me about yourself" to get the interviewee to say a few personal things about himself or herself so the interviewer can get to know that person a little better.

    ~R

    I agree with RonBee. Your resume tells the interviewer about your past employment and qualifications. This question is to find about more about yourself, family etc. it helps to 'round off/up the picture of the applicant' to see it you will fit in with the organisation. If you cannot hold a conversation about yourself.... you see what I mean?

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    Re: What else should I reply if somebody asked for my resume

    Thanks RonBee for rectifying my wording and grammar error. Your assistance on this matter would be the most appreciated. This forum is really great. Even though we might have different opinion, but the main reasons we are here is to improve our English language especially in writing. Yes, I can discuss about other matters on other forums. But Iím sure they will not make any correction if we made any mistake on grammar or wordings.

    Thank you again

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