What is your Weakness?

What is your weakness?

You’ve got that important job interview coming up and you are nervous.  You know that the interviewer is going to ask, “What is you weakness?” Are you anxious, bad tempered, impatient, depressed, flippant or given to idle chatter?

Give your weakness thought

You have got a bit of time to think about it. You know yourself. You know when you are performing optimally in the workplace and when you are not. Think about how to answer this question in an honest way. Being prepared is vital. Jot down a list of you weaknesses in preparation. Be careful of giving “generic” answers the interviewer has heard thousands of times before like, “I’m a perfectionist”

Be honest about your weakness

The best possible way to deal with the weakness question is to be honest, both with yourself and the interviewer. Of course, you do want to ensure that your answer will still keep you in the running for the job.

How do you handle your weakness

The answer you give about your weakness should also show how you have taken critique in the past and how you have taken steps to overcome the things that make you weak.

 

Keeping these tips in mind when you step into the interview will help you come across confident and self-aware.

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