It’s your turn! As your job interview comes to a close, the final question you will be asked is “Do you have any questions?” Your interviewer will expect you to have some questions.
Not having any questions to ask can make you look unprepared and disinterested, so be prepared!
🌟TIP – Make sure you plan ahead and have some of your own questions ready to ask your interviewer🌟
Ask Questions About the Job
First, ensure that you have an understanding on exactly what the day-to-day responsibilities of the job will be – now and in the future.
- What does a typical day look like?
- What will my day-to-day responsibilities be?
- What is the typical work week?
- What are the immediate projects that I will be involved in?
- What skills and experience would your ideal candidate have?
- What attributes does someone need to be successful in this position?
- What are the biggest challenges I might face in this position?
- Do you expect the main responsibilities for this position to change in the next 6 months to a year?
- Is overtime expected?
- How much travel is expected?
Questions About Office Structure
- How many people work in this office/department?
- What is the company’s management style?
- Who does this position report to? Will I meet them before the end of this process?
Questions About Company Culture
- What is the best part of working for this company?
- What type of background do you feel is best suited for success in this position?
- What are the biggest rewards of the job and working for this company?
Questions About Promotion
- What opportunities do you have for growth and advancement?
- How would I advance in the company?
- Do you provide professional development opportunities?
- Is there anything I should have asked you about?
- Do you have any reservations about my experience or qualifications?
- When can I expect to hear from you?
Questions Not to Ask!❌
- What does your company do? (You should know this!)
- Did I get the job? (Be patient, they’ll let you know)
- When can I take holiday? (Wait until you are offered the job to discuss prior commitments)