Some interviewers may ask you uncomfortable interview questions such as “Tell me one thing about yourself you wouldn’t want me to know…” Don’t let this interview question catch you off guard! On this page, you can find my example answer and tips to answer this question!
The reason why interviewers ask this question is to gauge your honesty, openness and transparency, but also to reveal negative information about you that you may not reveal otherwise. The hiring process and financial commitment that follows is a costly affair, so the interviewer wants to be reassured.
√ Do share something funny or embarrassing about yourself. It’s important to keep it positive and light-hearted. You can also mention something you used to be weak in but developed overtime.
X Don’t mention anything related to a state of emotional, physical or mental exhaustion. Although, It’s human to feel overwhelmed, emotionally drained or unable to meet demands, you shouldn’t mention it during your job interview.