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SAMPLE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

Questions Not to Ask

Want to know what not to ask a potential employer? Here's "The Rogue's Gallery of 16 Awful Questions," adapted from Richard Fein's 101 Dynamite Questions to Ask at Your Job Interview.

  1. What does your company do?

  2. What are your psychiatric benefits?

  3. Are you (the interviewer) married?

  4. Can you guarantee me that I will still have a job a year from now?

  5. The job description mentions weekend work. Would I really have to do that?

  6. How can you determine my qualifications in a short interview?

  7. Do I get to keep the frequent flyer miles from my trips?

  8. Would anyone notice if I came in late and left early?

  9. How am I as a candidate?

  10. What is the zodiac sign of your company's president?

  11. How many (particular ethnic group) do you have working here?

  12. Do you offer free parking?

  13. What does this company consider a good absenteeism record?

  14. What do you mean by "relocate"?

  15. Do you reimburse the cost of getting an MBA?

  16. Can you tell me about your retirement plan?


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Behavioural Interviews

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Types of Interviews

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Sample Questions

Behavioural Interview Questions    Traditional Interview Questions    Case Interview Questions
Education    Previous Jobs    Company / Job    Questions determining your Competence
Questions on Wages / Salaries    Personal Characteristics    Your Community Involvement

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Questions You Can Ask

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Questions Not to Ask


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5 employer concerns

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Before the interview
    
Commonly asked questions in a traditional interview
    Commonly asked questions in a behavioural interview
    Questions to Ask
    Questions Not to Ask
    References
    Dress for the Interview
    Anxiety

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Researching before your interview

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During the interview

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After the interview
     Thank You Letters

Interviews