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Overused Questions: Interviews

What happens when the interviewer overuses questions?

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Interviewing in Action - Relationship, Process and Change. Second Edition
Authors - Bianca Cody Murphy and Carolyn Dillon, Chapters 5 and 6.

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Overusing Questions

It is easy to spot an overused question - in an interview; an overused question is one that the interviewer repeatedly asks the interviewee for varied reasons. First, it could be because during the course of the interview, the interviewee has repeatedly refused or shied away from answering a question or, negatively, the interviewer is not paying attention and has forgotten that an answer has already been made. In the first instance, it is understandable and the interviewee could either find it annoying or a positive ...

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The solution provides a concise discussion on the use of questions, specifically the oversuse of particular questions in interviews. The solution is based on the text indicated below (see problem), it follows the APA format and also attached as a word file.