When the interviewer asks you this question, they’re getting to the key issue: why should they hire you and not someone else? Answering this persuasively could clinch the deal and make the difference between a job offer and a rejection letter.
One of the most dreaded of all interview questions is the ‘greatest weakness’ minefield. Many recruiters are, in fact, moving away from using a question that has become over-used and predictable, yet it is still one you have to prepare for.
Set yourself apart from the pack! You may find yourself reiterating some of the things you said in response to \'Tell me about yourself\', but this time try to be more specific in linking your talents to the requirements of the position.
For many students, the final year of study is the beginning of the reality of job hunting, and anticipation of the world of work. See how you can stand out from the pack by not only having the right qualification but the right set of skills to boot.
Getting your CV and cover letter right is a crucial step in applying for any job. Have a look at our Linux Systems Administrator – Lotus Notes job advertisement example written to industry standards that will help you write a winning job application.