3Questioning Techniques


Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

•  Articulate examples of five different types of effective interview questions.

•  Apply these questioning techniques to different stages of an interview.

•  Identify two questioning techniques to avoid.


In Chapter 1 you read, “While there are many different types of interviews, each with its own specific objective, all interviews share one common goal: to acquire information as it relates to a specific end and to use that information to make a decision. Information is acquired during an interview via a question-and-answer format, thus ...

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