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Image caption Those vying to be the next Conservative leader took part in a Channel 4 debate. During Sunday's televised Conservative leadership debate the five participating candidates were asked a question most of us have answered at some point - what is your biggest weakness? It is the question many people dread being asked at a job interview. So how do you answer it honestly and effectively without coming across as cliched? BBC News spoke to employers, potential employees, academics and recruiters on how best to answer the trickiest of interview questions. WHY ASK? James Reed, Chairman of Reed recruitment, said: "What interviewers can't tell from a CV with certainty is an individual's true personality. Full story

17 June