Sample Interview Questions and Answers: What Are Your Weaknesses? Wendy’s Answer
(Who is Wendy? Wendy – Executive and recent Chief Operating Officer seeking Controller position)
Terry: Again, none of us are perfect and we all have other areas, what would you say are your weaknesses?
Wendy: I’m not sure that I see this as a weakness, but one of the things is because I like change, because I like making something better – and I think that comes from my audit background, because we’re always looking for what’s wrong with something and improving upon it.
I do get bored in organizations that are stagnant and, you know, I do look for where they could kind of promote change and initiate advancement. For me, if I’m doing something the same day in, day out, I do get bored.
Here’s how I would rate this answer . . .
Q5. What are your weaknesses? – WENDY QUICK RATING – Either A or F
A if they want to bring in someone to drive change, F if they’re conservative and slow to move and think you’ll be bored very quickly.
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