A very important key to job interview success is knowing when to stop talking. First, we usually learn more when we listen rather than when we talk. As the old saying goes, two ears — but only one mouth — for a reason.
Secondly, much damage can be done inadvertently when you share TMI (Too Much Information) in your job interviews…
Key clues happen during interviews that can help you understand what it might be like to work at that company. And even more importantly, there are also cues as to whether you’d even like the person who would be your supervisor. Getting to the heart of work culture and management styles is precisely the reason to plan on interviewing the interviewer.
It might seem like answering the question, “What’s your ideal company?” is all about you. But if you answer it correctly, this question can provide a great opportunity for your prospective employer to confirm or deny whether or not they’re an ideal company for you.
There’s too much at stake to call the job search a game… but there is a way to win job interviews.
And that starts with unraveling the mystery in each question, developing answers that showcase your accomplishments, and convince the interviewer you are the perfect person for the job.
Your job or internship interview is going off without a hitch. But just when you think the interview is over and you have this one in the bag, your interviewer asks:
“So do you have any questions for me about the position?”
Some companies are notorious for asking perplexing job interview questions like Google’s “How many calories are in a grocery store?”
When applying for internships or jobs, you are probably not going to be asked these questions, so we’ve compiled a list of the seven toughest interview questions…