2. What Are Your Weaknesses?

When a hiring manager asks you about your weaknesses, make sure that you are honest, but that you demonstrate how you overcome them. For example, if you have a hard time starting a large project, explain that you take a bit of quiet time to break down a big task into manageable steps. If you aren't a people person, maybe you overcome this by picturing each customer as your mother, and treating them how you'd like someone to treat your mom. Employers are looking at how you motivate yourself to improve in areas where you don't have a natural talent or ability - and how self-aware you are regarding constructive feedback in the workplace.

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