“What are your strengths and weaknesses?”: how to answer this common interview question

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During my career I’ve seen many candidates struggle with a common interview question when they shouldn’t. It’s a line of conversation that provides them with a great opportunity to impress the person leading the interview. Instead, I’ve often found that they mistakenly believe that the reply is an easy one and gives an unsatisfactory answer without stopping to think. That’s why I want to talk about the best way for interviewees to answer: “What are your strengths and weaknesses?”

To be clear, there’s no correct answer to this question. A good, or even great, answer will depend on your

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