Personal Q in Interview

Discussion in 'Women's Den' started by Ubax45_, Apr 12, 2018.

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  1. Tell them what they want to hear

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  2. Refuse to answer

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  3. Give your opinion

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  1. Ubax45_

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    Anyone ever been asked a question about a political view or religious topic in an interview setting?
    Note: this view has nothing to do with the actual job
    How would you handle it?
     
  2. Toxique

    Toxique hood arawelo

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    i would laugh it off and change the subject
     
  3. gurey

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    Depends if its controversial. If its simple stuff ill answer.
     
  4. Suave

    Suave Bonnie & Clyde <3

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    If you know the interviewers political view's, give them the sweet words they want to hear.

    I would personally refrain from giving any opinion, people are too sensitive these days. :zhqjlmx:
     
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  5. Ubax45_

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    It is controversial.



    @Suave They could probably tell, unless you're a really good liar. I believe interviewers are allowed to look for deception cues.

    @Toxique not sure if that would work.
     
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  6. gurey

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    Then just make an excuse. Personally i reckon if they ask a controversial question that has nothing to do with the job, then they are looking for trouble. Even if you were to give a vague answer they would prod you even more.
     
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  7. Suave

    Suave Bonnie & Clyde <3

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    I would rather just say no comment, unfavored opinions can ruin your chance.
     
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  8. gurey

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    No comment confirms their suspecion
     
  9. Ferrari

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    why don't u post the question?

    I wouldn't answer. You don't have to either.
     
  10. Suave

    Suave Bonnie & Clyde <3

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    It may, but no one is forcing you to answer. If it makes you uncomfortable just skip it, better than lying.

    Just my opinion, @Ubax45_ should do what feels right for her.
     
  11. gurey

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    I would say she lost the job already lool. And you cant skip
     
  12. Ubax45_

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    @gurey @Suave I wasn't satisfied with my response (neither were they). I agree, I should have done what I was comfortable with. It wasn't even a high stakes thing, just looking to see what's out there.
     
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  13. DR OSMAN

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    It would be quite awkward that's for certain. Not sure what I would say!!! possibly will come down to how political or religious I feel on the day, I would guess.
     
  14. chosen one

    chosen one No sleep 2k18

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    Think its illegal to ask about your religion and stuff but you would have to read about the company and the owner(s) beforehand, then give a fitting answer based on that.
     
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