Killer Interview Question: Why Shouldn’t We Hire You?

Another killer interview question to prepare for. What do you do if someone asks you: why shouldn’t we hire you?

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This question — used at Twitter — is a more vicious version of the familiar “What’s your biggest weakness?” As with that question, the key strategy is to use it to highlight one of your potential strengths without sounding ridiculously arrogant. It’s also reasonable to acknowledge the oddness of the question, pointing out that you’ve applied because you believe you’re a good fit.

How would you handle this question?

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