How many questions is too little or too much to ask during a job interview?
During a job interview, when you ask questions or when the interviewer asks if you have any questions, how many questions should you ask to show interest in the job. How many questions is too little or too much to ask? I would love to have answers from anybody who has been an interviewer or who has worked in human resources or as a recruiter. Please only serious answers.
Asked By: - 9/14/2009
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It has been my experience from being on both sides of the interviewing desk that there is no magic number on how many questions to ask. You should go into the interview with a prepared set of questions. The questions should not be asking for information that you can find off of the internet. This shows a lack of proper... More
Answered By: Martin - 9/14/2009
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Hmmm...this is a tough one. Just have to read the interviewer. Ask enough questions to show interest in the job but make sure they are intelligent questions, not like when is your lunch hour or how many breaks do you get. And don't ask so many questions that you are starting to get annoying or interrupting too much... More
Answered By: Julia III - 9/14/2009
If you have any real questions when they ask if you do, keep them to a minimum, it should be no more than 3, or else the recruiter may think you are too complex, you can always find out anything after you get hired.
Answered By: Fair & Savvy - 9/14/2009
I was told ask only 2 or 3 and no more I was also told that 2 of the questions you should ask are - What do you enjoy about working for this company? when do you expect to make a decision? I too am job hunting. - I have an interview this afternoon
Answered By: Ramon - 9/14/2009
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