How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time You Failed” in a Job Interview | Harvard Business Review

Mar 28, 2023

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While no one expects job candidates to have perfect records, you also don’t want to give prospective employers reasons for doubt. So how should you answer this common behaviorial interview question?: “Tell me about a time you failed.” In this piece, the author outlines eight tips and offers advice on what to say (and what to avoid). If you respond to the question in a way that highlights your resilience and commitment to learning and progress, your interviewer will likely remember how you prevailed, not how you failed.

Source: How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time You Failed” in a Job Interview | Harvard Business Review

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