No pain, no gain

Studying project failures provides us with the opportunity to learn from the mistakes of others. However, what kind of effect do project failures have when interviewing for a new position? This article examines how project managers who are interviewing for an internal role in a different department within a company can use bad experiences in a positive way during a job interview. It details how to answer the traditional interview question, "What are your strengths and weaknesses?" It then identifies ways to answer specific questions relating to the project failures. The article also looks at "talent management." It defines the term and explains capability- and knowledge-based assessments. It also explains the advantages of this type of approach.
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