The Interview Question That is Always Asked and How to Nail It

“Do you have any questions for us?” As someone who regularly conducts interviews, I find it staggering how many interviewees are not prepared for the one question that you can be absolutely certain will be asked. In some ways, it is the most important question of the entire interview. The interviewer will look at the questions that you ask as representative of your top priorities.If you just respond with, “No, I have already heard what I need to know,” it makes you seem disinterested and complacent. Even worse, if you ask the wrong questions, you could immediately invalidate the rest of the interview. This is exactly what happened to the interviewee from yesterday. The two questions that he chose to ask us were: “How often are you allowed to work from home?”, and “How long do you think I would have to work on this team before being eligible for promotion?”With these responses, he unknowingly communicated that his top priorities were to avoid coming into the office as much as possible, and that he really wasnt interested in helping our team succeed, but instead wanted to use us as a stepping stone to find something else more interesting. Unfortunately for him, this led to his resume being promptly moved into the Deleted Items box in Outlook.

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