Another addition to the killer interview questions collection: What’s the biggest misconception people have about you?.
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This question is a more nuanced variant of the perennial favourite “What’s your biggest weakness?” As Business Insider points out in a discussion of the question, it highlights several aspects of your character: your flexibility, your willingness to recognise that perceptions vary, and your ability to deal with potentially problematic situations. What you don’t want to do is highlight a personality trait that will annoy others, or go down the smug “I don’t believe there are any misconceptions about me” route.
Hit the link for a more detailed discussion on those points. How would you answer the question?