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12 Important Questions to Ask in Job Interviews

NOTE: Before going into any job interview, it is critical to first conduct a thorough research of the company where you are seeking employment.

These are 12 insightful questions you can ask during your next interview to showcase your genuine interest, strategic thinking, and initiative:

About the company and role:

  1. "What are the biggest challenges and opportunities this team is currently facing?" This demonstrates your proactive nature and interest in contributing meaningfully.
  2. "How would you describe the company culture, and how does it foster collaboration and innovation?" Shows interest in the work environment and potential for cultural fit.
  3. "What are the key metrics used to measure success in this role, and how will I be supported in achieving them?" Indicates goal-oriented thinking and desire for clear expectations.

About your potential impact:

  1. "Beyond the responsibilities outlined in the job description, are there any areas where you see an immediate need for...
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Where Did the Service Bell Go? Lamenting the Decline of Human Connection in a Digital Age

 Remember the comforting chime of the service bell as you entered a store, the attentive gaze of a salesperson meeting your eye, the personalized recommendations and genuine smiles? In today's fast-paced, digitized world, those warm interactions seem to be fading, replaced by self-service kiosks, automated checkout lanes, and faceless online transactions. While technology has brought undeniable convenience, it's also fostered a concerning decline in person-to-person service culture, leaving many yearning for a bygone era of human connection. 

From Bellhops to Bots: A Shift in Expectations 

The service industry once thrived on the belief that customer satisfaction hinged on genuine human interaction. Bellhops greeted guests with open arms, waiters offered friendly conversation, and shopkeepers took pride in knowing their regulars by name. Today, however, automation often takes center stage. Chatbots answer customer queries, digital displays replace menus, and...

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