Sample Interview Questions and Answers: What Are Your Weaknesses? Allen’s Answer
(Who is Allen? Allen – QA Analyst and Programmer since 1985 seeking Quality Assurance Tester job)
Terry:Again, none of us are perfect so what would you say are your weaknesses?
Allen: I would say the ability to pace myself. I think sometimes I tend to stick to a problem too long and sometimes I need to step back. I try to take a break. I can’t work eight hours straight so I try to pace myself every hour or couple of hours, take a break just to refresh myself, make sure I take a good lunch.
I eat and drink properly, so that I’m in the best shape so that I can pay attention to my work and again, just pacing myself. I think taking those breaks are important. I’ve seen medical studies that show that you need to do that anyway. You can only sit so long at a computer before your body says I need to move around a little bit.
Here’s how I would rate this answer . . .
Q5. What are your weaknesses? – ALLEN QUICK RATING – D
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