Ever been asked “If you were an animal, what would you be?” or “Why is there fuzz on a tennis ball” during an interview? Here’s why.
There is one word that as a Career Coach, I hate more than others. One that I’ve obliterated from my vocabulary. One that I call out every time a client mentions it.
Asking questions shows a candidate’s interest in the company, expectations for the type of job they will take, and indicates that he or she is looking for something long-term. It also shows that the candidate is independent, self-assured, and not afraid to be challenging.