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Common Questions and Answers
With interviews few and far between there is no such thing as a “practice” interview. Your interview skills must be perfect the first time and every time you interview. While there is no way to anticipate every question you may be asked, there are some questions that come up on a regular basis that universally give job seekers a tough time.
Answering the “weakness” part of the question often stumps job seekers. None of us wants to admit to weaknesses. Avoid the cliched answers like, “I’m a workaholic” or “I’m a perfectionist with myself.” Every interviewer will see through that. Instead, offer a legitimate weakness; but not one that would put you out of the running for the job. Then provide an explanation of how you have learned to compensate for the weakness so that it never compromises your productivity on the job. Have a success story ready to share that shows you have overcome your weakness.
No doubt, you will face one or all of these questions in your next job interview. Give yourself plenty of time to prepare so that you answer them with ease and confidence. Don’t get caught without a great answer! The time you spend will be well worth it when you get your next job offer.
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