Nod to the learning curve, but always lead with a yes. Q How long would you see yourself staying? Dodge the flighty millennial stereotype. People don’t want to train someone new, only for the person to leave and pursue their real passion, experts say. Don’t pledge a specific time commitment, but do name check skills you hope to develop or long term projects you could contribute to. Use the word team a lot. Q What’s your favorite cartoon? Some interviewers ask weird questions to see how well a candidate thinks on their feet, Rollag says. They want you to give an unrehearsed answer.