They say there’s no such thing as a dumb question. Sadly, we’re not so sure after The Creative Group recently asked more than 400 advertising and marketing executives to share the most unusual questions they have heard of an applicant posing during a job interview. Here are five of the strangest responses:
“Can my mom sit in on the interview?”
“How many office parties do you have?”
“When can I start taking time off?”
“Is it OK to date coworkers?”
“Can you be quiet? I have to take a call from another potential employer.”
Now that we’ve covered questions to avoid asking an interviewer,
what kinds of queries should you serve up? Generally speaking, your
goal should be to show interviewers that you’ve done your research and are serious about the opportunity. Here are some ideas.
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