What’s your weakness?


This is a trick question. The expectation here is to answer a negative trait with a positive twist. Something which in general a weak point of a person, but it is alright from an organization perspective.What’s your weakness?

  • My greatest weakness is that I sometimes have trouble saying ‘no’ to requests and end up taking on more than I can handle. In the past, this has led me to feel stressed or burnt out. And i am trying to overcome it.

What’s your weakness?

  • My greatest weakness is that I sometimes have a hard time letting go of a project. I’m the biggest critic of my work, and I can always find something that needs to be improved or changed. To help myself improve in this area, I give myself deadlines for revisions. This helps ensure I’m not making changes at the last minute.”
  • I have anger management issues. I tend to blow up when someone makes me angry or nervous. Don’t get me wrong. I like people. But I’m a grumpy person. I don’t have a high tolerance for nonsense or stupidity. I’m working on it, though. I’ve been doing volunteer work with seniors to develop patience and empathy.
  • My greatest weakness is that I am a shy and nervous person by nature. The result is that I have a difficult time speaking up in groups. Even if I have good ideas, I have trouble asserting them. Often I keep them to myself.


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