I would say that I can be too much of a perfectionist in my work. Sometimes, I spend
more time than necessary on a task or take on tasks personally that could easily be
delegated to someone else. Although I’ve never missed a deadline, it is still an effort
for me to know when to move on to the next task and to be confident when assigning
I've learned to make my perfectionism work to my advantage at work. I am excellent at
meeting deadlines and with my attention to detail. I know my work is correct.
I used to like to work on one project to it completion before starting on another. But I've learned to work on many projects at the same time and I think it allows me to be more creative and effective in each one.
What experience do you have in this field?
Speak about specifics that relate to the position you are applying for. If you do not
have specific experience, get as close as you can.
Do you consider yourself successful?
You should always answer yes and briefly explain why. A good explanation is that you
have set goals and you have met some and are on track to achieve the others.
What are the goals set by you in terms of your career?
This is the question where you get a chance to praise the organization but make sure it
does not leave a wrong impression. Here you can always say that your aim is to work at
senior management level in an exceptional organization like theirs. Do mention that you
plan to achieve this goal by contributing your leadership, interrelating, technical and
management skills towards the growth of the organization and yourself.
How Would You Describe Yourself?
Review sample answers to the interview question How would you describe yourself? When you respond, keep in mind the type of position you are interviewing for, the company culture and the work environment: Your answer should help show the interviewer why you're a match for the job and for the company.
I am a people person. I really enjoy meeting and working with a lot of different people. I’m a perfectionist. I pay attention to all the details and like to be sure that everything is
I'm a creative thinker. I like to explore alternative solutions to problems and have
an open mind about what will work best. I'm efficient and highly organized. This
enables me to be as productive as possible on the job.
I enjoy solving problems, troubleshooting issues and coming up with solutions in a