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Any advice on how to answer "What's your biggest weakness?" in an interview?

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None! All my weaknesses are equal


Oh, I don't know. I sing in the shower. Sometimes I spend too much time volunteering. Occasionally I'll hit somebody with my car.




I care too much about the work


What @ECD said.


What ECD said. I always pull the “sometimes I get too invested and can be hard on myself” yadda yadda


Maybe not be a great answer but an honest answer for me would be patience. I'm a driver and hungry and seek to get a task done or pivot if new information surfaces. I like an environment where you play the ball or pass the ball. But I have limited patience with those that hold the ball.

I answer a different question instead. I talk about how I’ve been working on improving a weakness, and just act like that’s what they asked about.

I’d say that the workplace is not a place anyone should work on “weaknesses” then I’d ask them to rephrase the question. Are they asking about personal weakness? Weakness in skill set? Answer only where it relates to the job, shut it down otherwise

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