Why should we hire you in TCS - How to answer this interview question?
By - Kaustubh Katdare • 7 months ago • 8.7k views
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is one of the dream companies for Indian engineers who wish to make a career as IT professionals.
TCS recruits tens of thousands of freshers and experienced IT professionals every year. During the job interview, you can expect the interviewers to ask you why should they recruit you in TCS.
It's a very common interview question and every candidate aspiring to join TCS must prepare a good answer. If you make your answer bit different from others, it can boost your chances of getting selected.
Average candidates focus on points like career growth, ample opportunities, ability to showcase your talent and skills etc. These are not enough to capture the interviewer's attention.
That's where the opportunity lies to make a difference and improve your chances of getting selected.
The interviewer wants to know why are you a good fit for TCS. Keep the focus on why TCS is the best company for you.
Keep focus on the following points -
- The Tata Brand : Show your respect to the brand Tatas have built over the past several decades. It shows that you care and respect the company.
- TCS Legacy : TCS is not just any other IT company. It's one of the oldest, the largest and the best IT companies to work for in India.
- Work Culture : TCS, like all Tata Sons companies is known for their work culture, job stability.
- Latest Technologies : TCS is always working on cutting-edge technologies like AI, Blockchain, Data Engineering, Data Science etc.
Above points are equally applicable for fresher-level interviews as well as for lateral placements. You may also include a few points about your past experience, internships and how excited you are to join TCS.
I recommend the following links to get more angles to this interview question.
- Answer: Why should we hire you?
- Why should we hire you - interesting answers
- Common HR questions at TCS
I'll prepare a few sample answers below.
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