Woman who earned six figures by 26 shares question you should always ask at job interviews
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When you're in a job interview it can be hard to know what the right thing to say is, obviously you want to impress your prospective future employers, but you don't want to overdo it on the bragging and promise what you can't deliver.
One of the trickiest parts of any interview is the bit at the end when the interviewers ask you if you've got any questions for them.
It's a sticky situation as not asking something might make you seem uninterested and unengaged, while awkwardly stumbling over a hastily thought out question likely isn't the best look either.
You want to let them know you've been listening to them enough to come up with some questions, but according to a woman who's making over £100,000 a year at just 26-years-old, there's one question you really ought to ask.
Kennie Bukky works in finance technology and has taken to TikTok to spill the beans on the one thing you need to ask during your interview to really leave a great impression.
She explained that, in an interview, once you've made it to the end, you'll probably get asked something along the lines of 'do you have any questions for us?' and laid out how this was the crucial moment for you to shine.
"First of all, always have a solid list of like a few questions you're that you're gonna ask them to demonstrate your curiosity, your interest in the role, and even your critical thinking." she said, before revealing the question you should leave until the end of the interview to really nail it.
"When it comes to this particular question I always ask this question at the very end of my series of questions, and the question usually goes like this: 'Based on the conversation we've just had, based on this interview, do you have any concerns around my ability to perform this role, or just any concerns about me as a candidate in general?'."
Apparently asking this question tends to surprise the interviewers somewhat, but she's found that it makes them think and give her some proper feedback.
It really came in handy for Kennie, as she revealed that the last time she asked the question, she learned there was a particular skill the job required which her interviewers weren't sure she had.
By asking the all-important question, she was able to 'reassure them on the spot' that she had the necessary skills and experience instead of letting it be something the interviewers let prey on their minds.
Kennie was also able to point out parts of her CV which smoothed over the interviewer's doubts and got her through to the next stage of the process.
When she returned for the next round of interviews, she was prepared and ready to show the interviewers what they suspected may be a weakness was something which she was actually very much across.
And the question worked for Kennie as she said she ended up getting offered that job, and it seemingly worked for a few others as well, with one viewer calling it a 'great question' to ask.
However, some said they'd not had so much success with it.
One person commented that '99 percent of the time you won't get a truthful answer' while someone else said they'd asked it and was told 'we aren't giving feedback at this moment'.
And a third chipped in to say they'd been told everything was fine before not getting the job.
Another warned that if they gave a reason which you weren't able to reassure them about, then this question would 'backfire'.
While others pitched in to add the questions they liked to ask, though apparently 'what do you like about working here' can sometimes backfire and lead to an awkward silence.
Someone else said they'd been told 'what's the biggest challenge for someone coming into the role' was a good question and gave them a 'good insight' into what to expect.