When you’re new in the workplace, questions are expected. But the way you ask them relies on the kind of general workplace skills outlined back in Module 1 of The Successful Graduate Course. Here are 5 ways to ask a question at work.

It’s worth taking a moment to internalise these question-asking tips (using the common entry-level task of database administration for all our examples):

Ask if it’s convenient
Everyone responds to interruption differently. Launching straight into your question before your colleague has even looked up from their computer is likely to become annoying, or w...

 

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