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How do you answer what’s your biggest weakness? I usually say that I should take more risks. I recently took a risk joining the Army after I had a job lined up and it was one of my best decisions

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Use a weakness that can be interpreted as a strength in some scenarios and a weakness in others.

Don’t use the canned “I’m a bit of a perfectionist”. Use something real that you know won’t be a big deal to them. For example, I’m very confident about presenting in large group scenarios but find it harder to present to a single person or a small group. I’ve worked on this by constantly putting myself in that situation and while there are some times I genuinely think “what am I supposed to do with my hands” I’ve gotten more comfortable with it. This works because almost everyone has something they could work on from a comms perspective and I threw in a Ricky Bobby reference

I usually say I don’t take enough strategic risks, is that valid?

Here we go again... boring question

I kind of like the risk response, esp with your story. I think it shows self awareness

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