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Make a good impression at job interviews

Sticking closely to the job spec is one way to thrive in an interview situation, writes Elaine O’Regan

13th November, 2016
Learn as much as you can about the role prior to interview

‘What is your biggest weakness?” The oft-repeated query is a mainstay of the modern job interview.

So how should you answer? Honestly and openly, candidly outlining your professional flaws; with an outright denial of any failings or with clichéd claims of perfectionism or blind commitment to the job?

“When people are asked about their weaknesses, the mistake they often make is actually bringing up a negative, as opposed to talking about...

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