English: Communication: Interview

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Questions that encourage short or single-word answers are known as
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close-ended questions
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If you are talking about something serious during an interview, your rate of speech should
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slow down
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“What do you think about the two candidates in this election?” is an example of a(n) _____________ question.
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open-ended
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Why is it important to do your homework before an interview?
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To establish credibility with the interviewee
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“How does this make you feel?” is
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one of the most famous open-ended questions.
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A common mistake is to be thinking about the next question while the subject is answering the previous one, to the point that the interviewer misses some important information. This can lead to all sorts of embarrassing outcomes. This is an example of poor ________ skills.
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listening
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Why is it important to have open-ended questions when interviewing someone?
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To encourage full, meaningful answers
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Asking someone how they would approach a certain situation is an example of a(n) _____________ question.
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open-ended

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