What is a negative quality you have

Character Traits - List of positive and negative traits

In the following, we will look at typical character traits that applicants like to use in résumés and cover letters. Personality traits can reveal a lot about the person in the application. In the interview, however, these are often put to the test by HR managers. Therefore, only write down those characteristics that others use to describe your personality (external assessment). The examples of properties are ideal to answer the typical question from the job interview after the Strengthen weaken to be able to give a suitable answer.

List with predominantly positive or good character traits

By clicking on the property, you will also receive a self-test in which you can make a self-assessment of the property.

List of both positive and negative character traits

True to the motto “There is always a downside of the coin”, almost every positive character trait can be interpreted negatively and vice versa.

List of mostly negative character traits

The following characteristics tend to lead to negative points in the job interview. Better not use these, but rather the list of weaknesses listed from our article on job interviews.

What are character traits, personality and competencies?

When we talk about character traits, we mean certain personality traits that characterize a person in a special way. Character trait is thus the unscientific term for a personality trait or a competence. In our database you will find an overview of all competencies stored in our database:

List with all character traits by first letter

Here, the actually relevant characteristics are listed, which you can use, for example, to describe your own personality or the character of another person you know.

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A.

  • adventurous
  • careless
  • silly
  • work addict
  • aggressive
  • analytically
  • adaptable
  • undemanding / demanding
  • decent
  • unpowered
  • apathetic
  • malicious
  • aristocratic
  • pathetic
  • arrogant
  • good
  • attractive
  • intrusive
  • striking
  • attentive
  • self-sacrificing
  • sincere
  • persistent
  • failed
  • balanced
  • out of the ordinary
  • authentic
  • autonomous
  • authoritarian

B.

  • barbaric
  • merciful
  • thoughtful
  • influenceable
  • talented
  • enthusiastic
  • controlled
  • gently
  • resilient
  • offensive
  • popular
  • comfortable
  • resistant to advice
  • predictable
  • modest
  • limited
  • possessive
  • know-it-all
  • movable
  • snappy
  • stubborn
  • vicious
  • angry
  • down to earth
  • well-behaved
  • brilliant
  • brutally
  • beefy

C.

  • chaotic
  • characterless / strong character
  • charismatic
  • charming
  • choleric
  • cool

D.

  • humble
  • depressive
  • thick-skinned
  • stubborn
  • disciplined
  • distant
  • dominant
  • stupid
  • assertive

E.

  • efficient
  • selfish
  • ambitious
  • honest
  • jealous
  • eager
  • own
  • stubborn
  • unimaginative / resourceful
  • lonely
  • empathic
  • decisive
  • extroverted

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  • boring
  • reckless
  • willing to perform
  • ready to learn
  • loving
  • loyal

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