You’re in the hot seat. You’ve just answered a dozen questions about yourself and successfully explained why you’d make a great addition to the team. You crushed it and you’re feeling good.
But then the interviewer turns the tables and asks one final question: “So do you have any questions for me?”
You say, “no, not that I can think of,” or ask something that could have easily been answered with a quick Google search — and just like that, everything falls apart.
To avoid this situation, you should go to every job interview prepared with a few smart questions that will really impress the employer. Here are a few suggestions:
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Author: Dylan is currently a Graphic Designer for Business Insider. Jacquelyn Smith joined Business Insider as the careers editor in February 2014.
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