Dec 10, 2016 07:28 AM EST

Job Interview Question: ‘What Are Your Strengths & Weaknesses?’ Answer Tips For Sure Hire!

By Din Rose

'What are Your Strength & Weaknesses?' ---this one is on the top job interview questions most applicants dread. Simply, they don't know how to answer it. But now! Job seekers don't need to fret, there actually ways to ace this question. It's now the time to conquer their fears.

According to The Balance, the hring manager looks for the seeker's possible asset as well as future problems. In essence, he is looking for a good fit with the role.

In regards to the best fit, always remember to keep the answers positive. For 'What's Your Strength & Weaknesses?' always paint a good view of oneself to the employer.

One example of an answer is "With my new role will come new responsibilities, and in my previous job I have had limited opportunities to fully develop these. However, I am a fast learner and will focus on developing these areas." See how it turned a negative answer to positive.

In a report by Tough Nickel, it highlights what the interviewer wants to hear and not. In connection, the job seeker should always pay attention on the need of the position and the company.

For 'What's Your Strength & Weaknesses?' should depict answers related to the job requirement. Moreover, the applicant can also use his experiences to give explanation.

Here's an example, "My strength is my flexibility to handle change. As customer service manager at my last job, I was able to turn around a negative working environment and develop a very supportive team. As far as weaknesses, I feel that my management skills could be stronger, and I am constantly working to improve them."

In all, it's easy to avoid interview paralysis! Answer the question with flying colors. For more latest job tips follow Job & Hire.

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