Personal Strengths and Weaknesses

1101 WordsJun 26, 20055 Pages
Personal Strengths and Weaknesses What are my personal strengths and weaknesses? When I think about this question, the first thing that comes to mind is a job interview. I, like most people, find this simple question to be the most stressful moment of any interview. I want to give an answer that is imaginative but does not give the interviewer a bad impression of myself. In this paper, I will describe my strengths and weaknesses as I would to a job interviewer. I will give specific examples of my strengths and place a positive spin on my weaknesses. When deciding which strengths you want describe to an interviewer, you should make a list, choose three to five of those strengths that match the job posting, and give specific examples…show more content…
I also do this so that I can learn from that teammate how to see the big picture so that I can improve myself. Also, I have never been confident with my grammar skills throughout my life. Some of the most frustrating moments in both my educational or professional career have been times when I was given a writing assignment with vague criteria. I have wasted many hours writing and rewriting an assignment because I did not feel I had the ability to produce anything worth reading. Like any skill, the only way to improve one's grammar skills is to practice as much as possible and to get as much input as you can. So whenever I do an assignment, I will always have coworkers, classmates, friends, or family members look it over to see if they can see something I missed. Recently, I have also been using the University of Phoenix's Center for Writing Excellence to help me sharpen my grammar skills. My last weakness that I will discuss is my interpersonal skills. I would not say that I have poor interpersonal skills in general; I just tend to lack confidence when dealing with new people. I tend to be quiet around new people and have miscommunications when I do speak with people for the first time. Interpersonal skills, like any skills, will only improve with practice and feed back. One nice aspect of my current position is that it requires me to speak with new people on a daily basis to accomplish my job
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