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How to Close an Interview and Impress Your Interviewer

How to Close an Interview and Impress Your Interviewer
"Do you have any questions for me?" This is a very typical way for an interviewer to wind down a conversation. It gives the illusion of a level playing field, with each side having a turn to query the other. The employer well knows the questions for which you really want to know answers, but you lose a precious opportunity if you ask any of these questions:
  • Do you love me yet questions
  • Process questions
  • What's in it for me questions
In my latest article which appears in U.S. News & World Report, I talk about the best ways to close and interview. Read The Full ArticlePhoto Credit: Shutterstock
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