It’d be easy to assume that this negative-sounding question has been asked to trip you up in order to reveal your deficiencies so that the interviewer to figure out if you’re up to the job. Not so. Instead this question is designed to test your ability for self-analysis; the interviewer will be looking for a positive yet honest response.
But rather than give a ‘warts and all’ answer focus your response on an area that doesn’t have a major impact on your ability to do the job and/or an area that you are well on your way to improving (not an area you’ve already improved, but one that is well on its way).
When giving my answer to this question, I tended to focus on my hard skills
“My personal productivity was an area that became a weakness as my team grew and I began to take on more responsibility. I was conscious that I needed to address the issue so one of the ways in which I dealt with this was by adding more structure in to my routine.
For example I would be disciplined in creating daily schedules to organise my activities and I use applications like google apps and trello to collaborate with my team co-ordinate projects more efficiently.”
Now it’s time for you to begin to prepare for your interview but if you’re not sure what to do, you can contact me to talk more about your interview strategy