• Ask them how their weekend went if it’s Monday
  • You probably know something about them if you’ve networked like I do. Ask intelligent questions about them, especially if you share a common interest. “So Jane said you like golf. Have you been out lately?

This could be nerves or you might not naturally do it when you meet new people. Begin today with hiring managers, grocery store employees, and anyone else you meet. You can ask, “How is your day?” Ask More Questions If you are asked specific questions, you should be ready to answer them. You should also look for opportunities to ask your own questions. Asking smart questions will show that you are interested in the person, their team, or department, as well as the company as a whole. If you’re truly interested in this person and the company, you should ask them related questions after you have answered the question. T