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Questionable Job Interview Questions

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The job interview is the perfect opportunity to learn about a potential employer’s priorities, the position and how you can add value. Sadly, some job seekers ask questionable questions that put them out of the running for a job. In this slide show, you’ll learn what questions NOT to ask, and what job interview questions to ask instead.

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Questionable Job Interview Questions

  1. 1. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com QUESTIONABLE JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
  2. 2. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com What NOT to ask “How late do you consider too late for showing up to work?”
  3. 3. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com What NOT to ask “When can I retire?”
  4. 4. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com “Can I take a three-week vacation?” What NOT to ask
  5. 5. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com “When can I get a raise?” What NOT to ask
  6. 6. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com What QUESTIONS to ask instead “What is a typical day like for someone in this position?”
  7. 7. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com “Who was in the role before me, and why did they leave?” What QUESTIONS to ask instead
  8. 8. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com “What qualities do you think would make someone successful in this position?” What QUESTIONS to ask instead
  9. 9. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com “What do you see as the greatest opportunities for the company in the next several years?” What QUESTIONS to ask instead
  10. 10. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com “What do you like most about working here?” What QUESTIONS to ask instead
  11. 11. © 2015 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 office professionals in the United States accountemps.com Are you on the job hunt? Check out our current job openings!

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