The CORRECT answer to the dreaded "What is your weakness" interview question... - page 2
Hi all, I have a couple interviews scheduled and I need some advice...When I'm asked about my greatest weakness, what are your thoughts on something like this: "I genuinely care about the well-being of my patients and tend to... Read More
- 0Feb 13, '13 by psu_213, BSN, RNQuote from llgI am glad someone said this! We all have things which we need to improve. The technical term for these things are 'weaknesses.' I have yet to meet a nurse (or anyone!) that does not have a weakness, no matter how small.And you have recognized the one piece of terrible advice you have received. The "I don't have any weaknesses," response will pretty much lose you the job, if I am interviewing you. I don't want people to lie to me and I don't want to hire people who are not interested in learning and improving.
I do like the advice to frame it in terms of of what you need to improve about yourself.