Interview Questions: What Are They Really Asking You?
We've all been to interviews where the recruiter asks us a question that has been repeated in some variation at recruiting desks around the world. What is your biggest strength? Name a weakness? Some of these questions are so common, and candidates' answers so prepared, that recruiters are on the look out for the "Canned" response. "My biggest weakness is that I'm a perfectionist." Yet, these questions continue to come up in interviews. If so many recruiters are asking these questions, what are the answers they're really looking for? This paper gives some of the more common interview questions, and what they are really asking you.