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In response to the worst questions asked in job interviews, here are some of the best, according to OfficeTeam.

Robert Hosking, executive director of OfficeTeam, said to research the employer and come up with questions that show interest in and knowledge of the company.

While researching your firm, I learned the company recently [insert event]. How did this affect your current strategy?
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Before you go in for an interview, do your research and look for things that you are curious about.

Can you describe a typical workday for a person in this role?
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Show your interest in this position. Ask questions about things that affect you.

What skills and attributes are most important for success in this role?
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This shows your desire to improve and be a benefit to the company. You want to know what you need to become better at your job.

How would you describe the work environment here?
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Naturally, you wonder about this. Asking helps you know the corporate culture.

Why is this position open?
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Knowing what they expect from the beginning and also the specifics of your job, will lead to a smoother transition.

What is the typical career path for someone in this position?
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Knowing this can help you understand your qualifications, as well as what to emphasize in the interview.

What do you enjoy most about working here?

Be friendly. You'll want to know the positive parts of the job, and your interviewer may enjoy telling you. It'a an opportunity to brag about the company.

What are the next steps in the hiring process?
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Be curious and confident that you can do the next steps of the process.