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Discussion on: Asking The Right Question In The Interview

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I try to research the company and prepare some basic questions about the company and the position prior to the interview; mostly because in the moment my nerves get to me and I tend to forget what I was going to ask.

Is this a good thing or not?

Honestly, I'm not sure if a question has landed me a job, but my husband was asked what he does in his free time and got a job because he stated he does a lot of what the job description had at home (he works in IT).

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Steve Belovarich Author • Edited

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Nerves getting to you during an interview are normal. I’m usually very confident but can falter like anyone else, even after many years.

It’s OK to have notes handy in an interview, so you don’t forget.

It can be good or bad thing to say you code in your free time. Some companies really value that their employees have a healthy work life balance, while some teams appreciate contributions to the community. Usually it’s good to show you have a healthy balance in your life, in my opinion.