Ask Forced-Choice Questions To Tilt Interviews In Your Favour

Ask Forced-Choice Questions To Tilt Interviews In Your Favour

During a job interview, the recruiter will ask if you have any questions. Use that to your advantage by asking questions which make you seem like the perfect fit for the job.

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Lou Adler, author of The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired, says most recruiters aren’t thoroughly prepared, so when it’s your turn to ask them something, force questions that highlight your strengths.

Here’s an example of how one such situation would work:

For example, if you’re a strong project manager, ask something like, “Based on what you’ve said, it seems like there’s a lot of system implementation work involved in this position. Is this true?” Wait for the reply, and if the interviewer agrees, describe something you’ve done that’s most comparable including a detailed example.

You should use this along with other great questions to ask your recruiter. It’s a neat little trick to get an edge in your interview, and Adler has some other good ideas for that in the post below.

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