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almost 5 years ago by Debbie Lloyd

Questions to Avoid Asking at Interview


In a recent survey of employers the following question were cited as the worse possible questions you could ask at interview. 

1. What does your company do? (53%)

2. How often do you give your employees a pay-rise? (52.9%)

3. Will I have to work long hours? (50.3%)

4. How much will I get paid? (49.8%)

5. Do you offer sick pay? (45.4%)

Other responses included asking how much holiday they will receive (25.5%) and who the company’s market competitors are (14.5%). Furthermore, the majority (54.7%) of professionals think it is appropriate to ask 3-5 questions, while 33.4% would ask 1-2 and 9.2% 6-10.

Source: Recruitment Grapevine