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What do you consider to be your greatest strengths and weaknesses? How would you describe yourself? How do you think a friend or professor who knows you well would describe you? What motivates you to put forth your greatest effort?Why should I hire you?

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Eric’s Answer

Hello Shardae,

These questions can be intimidating, but like most things if you give some good and honest internal thoughts and write down some clear concise sentences it will help. I think that often these questions are asked just to see how much somebody has thought about themselves.

For example, of you already have clear and articulate answers that show how you value your thoughts and what makes you uniquely better than your peers and colleagues it will show in these responses. The weakness areas is also a key focal point, because if you minimize or don't have a clear acknowledgement and plan to address your weaknesses it may show your not ready. The "new universal method" is when you fail to do it quickly and learn as much as possible from it. Good companies value people who learn from weaknesses and improve.

Often peoples responses would be long-winded explanations using many buzzwords that really don't provide answers and only hope to "close the deal".

If you can work on and practice these answers about yourself just like you practice sports or read textbooks and get articulate 3 or 4 sentence for each of your questions, you can answer with confidence and conviction. If you can answer these questions decisively those answers will separate you from others how may be applying while also "closing the sale" to select you.
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Daniela’s Answer

Hi,


When answering questions about your strengths and weaknesses, always keep the job description in mind. When answering questions about your strengths, focus on strengths you have that are required for the job. For example, if a job requires a lot of work on team projects, you might say that you are a clear communicator who can work with diverse groups of people.


When answering questions about your weaknesses, avoid weaknesses that would make you unfit for the job. For example, if the job requires a lot of technical skill, do not say that your weakness is technology. Also, no matter what weakness you select, try to put a positive spin on your answer.


For instance, you might say that you are working to improve a particular weakness, or explain how a weakness might be considered a strength (for example, if you are a bit too detail oriented, you can explain how this in fact helps you produce quality work).


Review the sample answers to the questions listed below:


https://www.thebalance.com/strengths-and-weaknesses-interview-questions-2061221


These samples can give you ideas for how to answer these questions in an interview. However, remember to tailor your responses to fit your personal circumstances.


Best of luck in your achievements!

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