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Old 01-01-2014, 04:22 PM
 
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At the end of an interview, when you are asked, "Do you have any questions for us?" What do you ask?
I know what not to ask, but what do I ask?

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Old 01-01-2014, 04:25 PM
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At the end of an interview, when you are asked, "Do you have any questions for us?" What do you ask?
I know what not to ask, but what do I ask?

Help.
you dont have to ask anything, you can simply state that you learned alot about the company and the job culture and that you were extremely honored to interview with them.
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Old 01-01-2014, 04:33 PM
 
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you dont have to ask anything, you can simply state that you learned alot about the company and the job culture and that you were extremely honored to interview with them.
Bad advise. Always ask something, even if you already know the answer or know it will be bull****.
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Old 01-01-2014, 04:38 PM
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Bad advise. Always ask something, even if you already know the answer or know it will be bull****.
bad advice? please elaborate

just because you have a differing opinion does not make my opinion "bad"
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Old 01-01-2014, 05:04 PM
 
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Put me in the "you should always ask something " camp, whether it be about scheduling, initial training, long term training, how you fit in the company structure, if you are part of a team or work by yourself, etc., etc.
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Old 01-01-2014, 05:09 PM
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Put me in the "you should always ask something " camp, whether it be about scheduling, initial training, long term training, how you fit in the company structure, if you are part of a team or work by yourself, etc., etc.
usually they will tell you these things during the interview.

asking questions can come back to bite one in the ass. if you ask questions they already discussed that may not sit well with the interviewers, nobody wants to explain the basic job duties/details twice.
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Old 01-01-2014, 05:11 PM
 
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Bad advise. Always ask something, even if you already know the answer or know it will be bull****.
I 100% agree. Always ask questions, this is interviewing 101.

1. Why did the previous person leave?
2. What is the company culture like?
3. How do yo define success in this position?
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Old 01-01-2014, 05:16 PM
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I 100% agree. Always ask questions, this is interviewing 101.

1. Why did the previous person leave?
2. What is the company culture like?
3. How do yo define success in this position?
these are good questions to ask, but do you really need to wait until the very end to ask these?
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Old 01-01-2014, 05:22 PM
 
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Always ask questions, especially when interviewing for professional positions. Remember that this is your opportunity to learn as much as possible about the company, management, team and working environment. I usually have at least 5-10 questions printed out that are specific to the job I'm interviewing for. Sometimes some of them get answered, so best to have extras.
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Old 01-01-2014, 05:43 PM
 
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I 100% agree. Always ask questions, this is interviewing 101.

1. Why did the previous person leave?
2. What is the company culture like?
3. How do yo define success in this position?
I like these. Thanks.
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