Nov 10, 2018

How to handle potentially negative questions in job interviews

Be prepared to answer questions that aim to expose your weak points. It's important to stress that you are eager to, and want to, learn the gaps you currently have. Nobody is perfect, and often you'll need to answer the "what are your weak points" questions. Some interviewers are keen on this. In IT you always have something new to learn. Even if it seems completely tangential to your expertise.

Sharing such information can be valuable to the interviewer. It helps to assure the interviewer that the candidate isn't with only one special expertise.