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Questions you can ask

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Thinking about questions to ask at your interview will help you interview the employer to assess whether this company and position are a good fit for you.

These questions are presented only as interviewing guidelines and are meant to help you prepare for the interview. Some questions may or may not be appropriate for your interviewing situation.

  • What can you tell me about the position?
  • Do you have particular skills or background in mind?
  • How would you describe the responsibilities of the position?
  • How would you describe a typical week/day in this position?
  • Who does this position report to? If I am offered the position, can I meet him/her?
  • Will I be part of a team? Can I meet some of the team members?
  • What are some of the objectives you would like to see accomplished in this job?
  • What is most pressing? What would you like to have done in the next 3 months?
  • What are some of the things that need attention right now?
  • What are some of the more difficult challenges one would have to face in this position? How would you like to see them handled?
  • Why is this position open? Is this a new position? If not, what did the previous employee go on to do?
  • How would I be evaluated in this position?
  • How soon do you hope to fill the position?
  • Where are you in the hiring process?
  • What attracted you (the interviewer) to this organization?
  • What do you enjoy most about working for this company?
  • If I am offered the position, how soon would you like me to start?
  • What is the next step?
  • When I can I expect to hear from you?
  • Are there any other questions I can answer for you?
  • Do you have any concerns about me or my qualifications?

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