Who else hates interview questions about your greatest weaknesses? We all know not to say anything bad about ourselves in job interviews, so many job seekers answer this question in a way that's obviously fake…have you ever said, “I'm a perfectionist," or “I work too hard?" Interviewers will see right through this and probably come back to ask it in another way later (if they don't lose interest in you immediately from that answer). RELATED: Answering Behavioral Interview Questions Regarding High-Stress Situations So, why would interviewers ask any job seeker about their greatest weakness? Hiring managers don't expect you to really say anything bad about yourself (although some candidates are not as thoughtful or as strategic in the interview as they should be, so they do). However, it does say a lot about you…
- How do you react to difficult questions?
- Many interviewers ask this question—were you prepared for it?
- Whatever answer you give, it does give some insight into you and your personality.