Preparing for your interview You finally landed an interview after applying for over 20 jobs. For any good interview, you need to be aware of common questions and how to answer them without blinking. When you go in for an interview you are almost always going to be asked an opening line of: “Tell me a little bit about yourself.” This is not an opportunity to give a long story starting back from the day you were born to now. Instead, employers are looking for a short snippet that can get the ball rolling. This is also a good time to sell yourself. If you visited a town in which you had a previous job or internship in, drop it in the conversation. They might ask more questions based on that experience, and you’ll already be..