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and went on from there. It's true, it's something I need to work on, but
fairly positive in many situations.
I got the offer, but turned it down.
>From: Laura J. Mulcahy[SMTP:laura -at- AGENT -dot- INFODATA -dot- COM]
>Sent: Thursday, February 20, 1997 11:42 PM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: Re: Interview question
>> What is your biggest weakness and why?
>> How have you tackled this question.
>My stepmother is a frequent interviewer, and recommends that an
>interviewee should always answer such questions with a "false positive,"
>as she puts it. Tell them something that will benefit them, but
>that points out an area of growth that you need to work on.
>For example, you could tell a prospective company that you work hard
>toward getting projects done on time and with success, and that this
>causes you "work the extra mile" and pick up work that others might not
>be getting done in a timely fashion.