CHICAGO (TheStreet) -- Most of us have been through the awkwardness of an exit interview while preparing to leave a job. Should you let loose with all the reasons you're really quitting, or keep your comments neutral to avoid burning bridges? In the end, the whole meeting can seem somewhat pointless. The time to fix a dysfunctional workplace is before people head for the exits.What if the process were reversed? If you were asked for input when you started your job?
|Entry interviews for new employees strengthen feelings that managers care and set the stage for a mentoring relationship.|
- What do you hope to get out of this job?
- What projects have you found most meaningful in the past?
- When you think about what's most important to you, what key values come to mind? What goals really matter to you at work?
- What do you wake up in the morning looking forward to doing?
- When you've been highly motivated in a past job, what was it that drove and inspired you?
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