How Do You Plan to Overcome Your Weaknesses?

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When you are applying for an entry level job a common interview question asked as a follow up question to What is your greatness weakness? is "How do you plan to overcome your weakness?"

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Here are sample interview answers which you can edit to fit your personal experiences and background:

One of my greatest strengths - and a weakness - is my passion for what I am doing. For example, while in college, I had a variety of courses at the same time and had more of an interest in one than the other.

I sometimes caught myself paying more attention to one over the other which is apparent in the end results.

While it is great that I am so zealous about particular projects, I need to learn how to find that niche in projects that are not as appealing as well.

If employed, I will combat this by realizing that all of my assignments, regardless how into them I may be, are all part of a larger goal.

All of them help me grow professionally and contribute to the progress of a particular project and the company. Keeping this in mind, I will be able to turn this weakness into a positive.

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