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"I’m honest"

Hiring managers want to know that you will be trustworthy in your position.

To demonstrate your honesty, consider sharing a time when you made a mistake and how you resolved it. It will show your ability to handle difficult situations, and the ability to learn from it.

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Focusing on problem-solving implies that a candidate possesses secondary skills including critical thinking, strategic thinking, and leadership.

Demonstrate your problem-solving abilities by sharing the results of the problems you solved. 

Time management is more than just completing tasks on time. An employer cares about how you spend the time leading up to a deadline as well.

Demonstrate your strength in this area by sharing how you prioritize your daily tasks.
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The reason for the question

Interviewers ask questions like "tell me about yourself "  to determine if you're qualified to do the work and if you will fit in with the team.

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Identifying your workplace strengths

Whenever you're asked what your workplace strengths are, you’ll want to be able to identify them.

There are four primary workplace strengths. These are the essential strengths to getting work done in today’s knowledge age, where work is interdependent, somewhat invisible, and ever-chan...

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What you should not say

  • Starting with something personal like family or hobbies, or launching into your life story.
  • Sharing the problems with your current job.
  • Summarizing your resume, point-by-point. Assume that your interviewers read your resume before inviting you in for the interview.

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