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They suggest picking a weakness that really isn’t all that relevant to the job. Here’s their example:
For example, “Well, accounting really isn’t my thing. I understand the basic idea behind book keeping, but I don’t really get the nitty-gritty details. Of course, that’s also why I’m applying for this job in human resources. I think it leverages my strengths and steers clear of the technical skills that I haven’t learned yetâ€¦like accounting.”
Using this method you get to be completely honest without really hurting your chances of getting the job. Nobody expects you to be perfect, especially with skills that you don’t need to do the job, and honesty can be really refreshing.
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