Quick. What five words would you use to describe yourself?
Ahhh….. um…. Let’s see. I am shy… I like to read…
Think I am kidding? That is the real answer overheard at an interview. Seriously, you would be shocked how many people have trouble with that question.
Katherine’s five words are: smart, pretty well organized, high energy, problem solver and likes to work with teams. Everyone’s words are different. What are your words?
Join Katherine as she explores this interesting idea in this video:
Your five words are actually your strengths. You might not think of it that way but they are. For example, Katherine describes herself as high energy. Her energy helps her get an unbelievable amount of work done every day and absorb a great deal of information. When you meet Katherine you can’t help but see the energy. It is visible. It is a strength.
This frequently asked interview question might come your way so you need to be prepared. Plus, knowing the answer to this question will give you an insight into the kind of people you want to work with, a handy bit of information to know when evaluating job offers.