This looks to be a very simple question but this can be a game changer for you . You may be picked up easily if you answer this properly and you may get rejected if this question is not answered in the correct manner. Most people don't answer this question properly because they don't prepare for this question thinking that its very easy. Your greatest strength is the one which you need to do this job efficiently. Let's see how to answer for the Interview Question "What are Your Strength" ?
Remember the fact that you are sitting with the Interviewer and not with your family Doctor that you would end up saying things which you should not be saying. Try to mention those Strengths which could add value to your application. Try to Inline the Strengths with the Job profile. Remember to mention those strengths which can impact your selection positively. Mention 10 strengths which might be good but might not be good for the Job your are applying for. So relevance is the Key.
Few examples of what Strengths could include
- Ability to Learn from Mistakes
- Flexibility & Adaptability
- Soft Skills
- Analytical Skills
- Ability to handle failures
- Attention to Detail
- Ability to work under Pressure situations
- Self - starter................and the list goes on
Don't blindly say anything that comes to your mind . Make sure you really have one in you. The recruiter may give you a situation and you may have to showcase your strengths and answer the recruiter. This could be a decisive moment in the Interview. So be smart and try to have some logical answers to anything you would be saying. The key to success is You need to prepare in advance.
Note: Do NOT MENTION any weakness that could become a hindrance for the Recruiter in hiring you.
Alternate ways in which this question might be asked
They Key to success is practice and if you don't do it well, your friend is ready to take away the Job from you.
Sure to be asked in Interview : TELL ME SOMETHING ABOUT YOURSELF