Top 7 Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

launchbox is all about asking questions! We firmly believe in the 80/20 rule: talking for only about 20% of the interview and asking insightful questions. Interviewers already have your resume, so you should stop talking about yourself and ask the important questions.

One of the most frequently asked questions we get asked is ‘if I am supposed to be asking questions, what kind should I be asking?” Are some questions better than others? YES!

Careerbliss.com asked hiring managers what was the most impressive question they have received. Here are the best 7 answers that could totally get you hired.

Check these out and try them at your next interview!

 

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Are you asking the right question to get the job?

Watch this video and clue in to the statement in the middle.  Get the job by focusing on what you can do to help.  The secret to life is making it about everyone else and not you.  My favorite saying, “Guess what it’s not about you.”  Make it about others and win the job, the sale and the girlfriend/boyfriend….  Ask how can I help you?

 

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Richard Branson – I hire for personality

Richard Branson says I hire for personality.    Make yours shine through in your interview by investing in yourself.  be prepared for you interview, research the company, the interviewer and be an expert on yourself.  Have a prepared pitch and be prepared to use that pitch to charm and connect with your interviewer, make your real self shine through.   Deploy a real process of getting to know someone.  It will get you to an immediate connection…..

This is what the boss wants.

There is nothing more important for a business than hiring the right team. If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success. However, the best person for the job doesn’t always walk right through your door.

The first thing to look for when searching for a great employee is somebody with a personality that fits with your company culture. Most skills can be learned, but it is difficult to train people on their personality. If you can find people who are fun, friendly, caring and love helping others, you are on to a winner.

Let’s create and practice,practice and practice our pitch today.