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TPD is an international Workforce and HR Solutions company that partners with our clients and talent pool to help people succeed and help organizations perform.

This blog post was originally published on The Personnel Department on Feb 26, 2015.

Some Co-op roles can teach you more about the job market than you ever expected. An example? Communication Co-op student Celia Walters is currently creating some great content in her marketing role at TPD™ - an international Workforce and HR Solutions company!

This week we'd like to bring your attention to an excerpt from the latest installment of her series on how to answer the most challenging of interview questions. Check it out to improve your own work search competitiveness:

“So, what would you say is your biggest weakness?”

We’ve all been asked it. Most of us dread it. Yet the way you answer it differentiates you from the other applicants being interviewed.

Your response can tell the interviewer a lot about your character and, in turn, holds a lot of weight. It can often be a make-or-break moment as well. Employers understand that, so what kind of responses are they looking for? It’s not a trick question and there is no ‘right’ answer, but interviewers are looking for something specific in your response to this query. Here are some helpful tips for how to tackle this question in your next interview..."

- Celia Walters, Marketing Assistant at TPD™

TPD is an international Workforce and HR Solutions company that partners with our clients and talent pool to help people succeed and help organizations perform. Founded in 1980, TPD works with people, for people, and about people; providing scalable HR solutions that are backed by the best retention programs and service guarantees in the industry.

Beyond the Blog

  • Read the rest of the story at the TPD.

  • Visit the OLC's Interview Question Database to see what else employers might ask and what they're really looking for when they do.

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