woman(Who is Denise? Denise – Global Integrated Marketing Executive seeking Director of Strategy position)

Terry: What do you see – since we all have them – as your weaknesses?

Denise: Sure.  I think my weakness as I would describe it in business would be to really make sure that I surround myself with people that have subject matter expertise in areas where I’m treading new water.

I think one of my strengths as I described it earlier is that I’m a risk taker; I think that’s also my weakness.  I hope that I’ve maybe learned enough that now I can step into a situation and can sort out where my strengths are and where there are opportunities or gaps that may not be my strengths and immediately apply the expertise of someone either within the organization or make the case to go and bring someone in.

I think that when you’ve had success it’s easy to put on blinders and think you’re going to be able to solve everything you’re confronted with, and I think it’s better to be conservative sometimes in areas where it’s not your strong suit and rely on the expertise of others.

Here’s how I would rate this answer . . .

Q5. What are your weaknesses? – DENISE QUICK RATING – D

Too long and doesn’t really hold together, give them just one and what you’ve done or are doing to solve.

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