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INTERVIEWS

 

The 4 Ps of Interviews

Types of Interviews

5 Employer Concerns

Dress for the Interview

Interview Questions You May be Asked

Sample Interview Questions to Ask  Sample Interview Questions Not To Ask

Thank You Letters

Informational Interviews


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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