Best Questions to Ask an Interviewer

Duties and Requirements

– How would you describe the responsibilities of the position? – What are you looking for in a candidate? – What are the biggest challenges of this job? – How would you describe a typical day in this position? – What is the typical work week? – Is overtime expected?

Duties and Requirements

– What's the most important thing I should accomplish in the first ninety days? – How much travel is expected? – Is relocation a possibility?

Office Structure

– How many people work in this office/department? – Who does this position report to? If I am offered the position, can I meet them before making my final acceptance decision? – What is the company's management style? – Do you have a policy for helping new members of the team get on board?


– Why is this job available? Is this a new position? If not, what did the previous employee go on to do? – What are the prospects for growth and advancement? – How does one advance in the company? – Are there any examples of a career path beginning with this position?

Mission and Vision

– How would you describe this company's values? – How has the company changed over the last few years? – What are the company's plans for growth and development?


– What are the biggest rewards of the job and working for this company? – What is the best part of working for this company? – What's your least favorite part of working here? – What type of background do you feel would be best suited for success in this position?

More Questions to Ask

– Is there anything I should have asked you about? – Do you have any reservations about my qualifications? – Is there anything I clarify for you about my qualifications? – If I am extended a job offer, how soon would you like me to start? – When can I expect to hear from you?



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