Questions to Ask in an Interview

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{"blocks":[{"key":"2n4fp","text":"Congratulations! You’ve landed yourself an interview for your dream job. You're ecstatic. But then the anxiety kicks in, and you feel unprepared.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":145,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":145,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":145,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":145,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"23kdq","text":"You should consider a few aspects when preparing for your job interview. Of course, the most widely researched are the attire and the commonly asked questions. But an equally important factor is the questions 'you ask the interviewer. ","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":235,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":235,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":235,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":235,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"ailsq","text":"But are you allowed to ask questions?","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":37,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":37,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":37,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":37,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"2kk23","text":"YES! By asking questions, you get valuable information about the company and show that you’re interested in the job.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":116,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":116,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":116,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":116,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"26qmt","text":"Since a great impression is what you need to land a place, we’ve gathered all the questions to ask in an interview.","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":115,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":115,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":115,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":115,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{}}

Questions to Ask in an Interview

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