What is your greatest strength? Part 2

Yesterday I addressed the infamous ‘ greatest strength’ question. My approach to this question was concerning personal attributes rather than particular skills that would pertain to the job in question. It is important to strike a balance between personal...

What is your greatest strength?

Another cliched but popular question among hiring managers… It is a great question to be asked, it is predictable and is one of the standard value proposition questions. Tips 🤺 What do you consider are your top 5 strengths? Form the answer around these but hone...

What is your greatest weakness?

Cliched – Yes Is it still asked? – You bet it is. Perhaps more by non-HR folks, but it still gets rolled out. I love this question. I have the same approach to any question that may be cliched but is generally asked, there is no excuse not to be prepared...

Break / absence in the Resume? Part 2

Three weeks ago i wrote about having a break in your resume from the context of taking a year off to pursue an entrepeneurial endeavour. There are of course other reasons why people decide to take a break: Rear childrenLook after a loved one in ill healthDealing with...