Aug 08, 2018 - 02:56 PM
First, think about characteristics relevant to the job at hand. If you want to become a graphics designer, you may want include creative in your list. Creativity would not play as important of a role for an accountant, however. Before you head to the interview, you can re-read the job description to remind yourself of the characteristics the hiring manager wants to see. Whenever possible, include those key phrases in your answer.
Second, avoid including a characteristic that doesn't actually match you as a professional. While you want to make yourself a standout candidate, you need to make sure you maintain honesty throughout every step of the interview process.
Third, you should try to stick to positive characteristics. While it's true we all have flaws, you don't need to start talking about your flaws as you answer this question. The interviewer will likely ask you to talk about your flaws in a different question.