Ask A Potential Employer Why They’re Worth Your Time

Not every job interview involves you begging for someone to hire you. If you have an in-demand skill (hello, data scientists!), ask your potential boss what about the new role would make it worth leaving your current position for.

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Recruitment expert Kathy Rapp highlights this option in a list of questions asked by outstanding candidates. What are the benefits of asking ‘Why should I leave a job I love to come here’?

This question says, ‘I’m an extremely passive candidate, and you’re going to have to really convince me to even continue in the interview process.’ It is also asking for transparency: What’s the real story about your org and this role?

It may seem arrogant, but there’s no value in under-selling yourself. Hit the full post for more interview suggestions.

Questions to ask in a job interview [Business Insider]


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