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Interview for Your First Job

Finding the first job is both exciting and scary. How do you prove to your interviewer that you're their best option, when in fact... you have NO EXPERIENCE, this being your first job?

The trick here is to stay away from answers that remind them of your lack of experience. Erm... how? The easiest way people find for putting forth their strengths when their weaknesses are on a higher level is to talk about their life experiences that prove how responsible and professional you are.

Now, here is a video from YouTube, in which you will find a great answer to the question "No work experience? Why should we hire you?"

And here to help you, is the transcript for the answer you can see in the video. By the way, this is not a video I made myself - it is one I found for you, for this lesson.

For the beginners out there interviewing in English, if you can learn this answer and then practice with the girl in this video, you may surprise yourselves with how fluent you can become after a few repetitions:

"I'm a very motivated worker and fast learner. During my time volunteering at the local thrift store I learned how much I like customer service and the retail world in general. From what you described in this interview, I think this position would be a great fit and I'm excited for the opportunity."

Well, my friends, if you've achieved that fluency and you're happy about your progress, you can have the great fun these two presenters are having at the end of this video :-D

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