Chapter 14Questions to Ask in theInitial Interview

In this chapter, we’ll address the questions you might ask in an initial interview. Depending on who is doing the interviewing, you can learn a lot about the job, and, more importantly, sell yourself to the next level of interviews. The level of responsibility and authority of the people who conduct initial interviews can vary dramatically. As you will see, you will want to vary your level of questions to the kind of person you are interviewing with.

Questions to Ask an Internal Recruiter, Human Resources Representative, or Third-Party Internal “Screener”

Your plight in being interviewed by any one of these “interviewing” authorities could range anywhere from excellent to disastrous. I have experienced ...

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