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How many people have held the position in the past several years? | HR Job Questions

Knowing how many people have been in your job and why they left can offer you great insights. You’ll want to know if they were promoted or quit altogether. A steady stream of resignations may be a sign you could … Continue reading

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How many of my skills and experiences will I be able to use and learn? | HR Job Questions

Make sure your unique skills and talents will be used and that training and promotion are open in the future. When you decide to move on, you’ll want to have a new crop of experiences to sell to your next … Continue reading

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How much change is in the works at your prospective company, and what kind? | HR Job Questions

Constant change at work can mean constant stress. Find out if there are any big changes coming, such as new processing systems or management, impending retirements or adoption of new procedures that still need to be ironed out. At the … Continue reading

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What are the boss’s strengths and weaknesses? | HR Job Questions

This question can be tough to answer, and it’s best saved for after the job offer has been extended. You’ll want to get a good idea for your potential boss’s management style. Speak to your potential boss as much as … Continue reading

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Will the actual work and job responsibilities provide gratification, fulfillment and challenge? | HR Job Questions

This question is often overlooked, because applicants get hung up on job titles, salary and benefits. Try to get a clear sense of what an actual day would be like. What will you spend the majority of your time doing? … Continue reading

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On a scale of one to ten, rate me as an interviewer. | HR Job Questions

Once again, never be negative. The interviewer will only resent criticism coming from you. This is the time to show your positivism. However, don’t give a numerical rating. Simply praise whatever interview style he’s been using. If he’s been tough, … Continue reading

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Tell me something negative you’ve heard about our company… | HR Job Questions

Just remember the rule – never be negative – and you’ll handle this one just fine.

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Looking back on your last position, have you done your best work? | HR Job Questions

To cover both possible paths this question can take, your answer should state that you always try to do your best, and the best of your career is right now. Like an athlete at the top of his game, you … Continue reading

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If you won $10 million lottery, would you still work? | HR Job Questions

This type of question is aimed at getting at your bedrock attitude about work and how you feel about what you do. Your best answer will focus on your positive feelings. Example: “After I floated down from cloud nine, I … Continue reading

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What was the toughest part of your last job? | HR Job Questions

State that there was nothing in your prior position that you found overly difficult, and let your answer go at that. If pressed to expand your answer, you could describe the aspects of the position you enjoyed more than others, … Continue reading

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