Sometimes, during an interview, you get asked the most difficult question:
What are your three main strengths and weaknesses?
It’s difficult for two reasons:
- Maybe you can’t fully understand your top strengths, since you could’ve focused on aspects of your behavior that are not that decisive.
- Maybe you’re not brave enough to admit what your real weaknesses are and you could also end up listing false-weaknesses (such as the infamous “I’m too nice”) just to make a good impression.
So, take a courageous leap and ask that question to someone really close to you, someone that will be sincere enough to guide you to the truth.
Here’s what my girlfriend told me:
My Top 3 Weaknesses
- Lagger (“but improving”)
My Top 3 Strengths