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If you are a generalist and not technical, how do you answer in an interview when someone asks about your areas of expertise?

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Thanks I am legitimately seeking help to improve myself in interviews, but thanks for the sarcastic response.

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Tell me a bit more about what you do as a generalist, industries you’ve worked on, technologies you interacted with, problems you solved. I’ll give you pointers

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I always start with what I know while staying silent about what I don’t. If I get asked directly, I typically say that while know the system/skill, etc. I have not had much experience in using it in a real life situation.

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I have deep expertise into anything it is that we’re selling on that particular occasion. My expertise is BSing.

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What functional area have you worked in a lot?

As a generalist you have the freedom to pick the angle most relevant to the new role and tell stories in line with that. Put who you are in the context of who you want to be and sell it!

I always frame it as demonstrated ability to learn many different things quickly

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