Questions to Consider Asking in an Interview

11 Questions to Consider Asking During an Interview

So, you’ve created the perfect resume to land you an interview—congrats! The next step to getting that role you want is prepping for the interview. Whether in person or virtual, one question that will most likely be asked during the process is, “Do you have questions for me?” And your answer should always be, “Yes!” as this is your chance to stand out and leave a lasting impression.

When asking questions, a good rule of thumb is 3-5 questions that range from talking about the role, team dynamic, company culture, and development. Below is a list of questions to consider asking at your next interview!

  • What are your expectations for me in this role?
  • What does a typical day or week look like in this role?
  • What are the biggest challenges I might face in this position?
  • What types of projects will I take on?
  • Who will I work with most closely? What other departments or units will I interact with?
  • What types of skills are you looking for in someone for this position?
  • What metrics or goals will my performance be evaluated against?
  • What learning and professional development opportunities are available to your employees?
  • Do you expect this department to expand in the next six months?
  • How would you describe the work environment—is it more collaborative or independent?
  • What do you enjoy most about working for the company?

Asking questions during your interview is the perfect way to show you’re engaged in both the company and job, as well as gauge whether or not it’s the right opportunity for you. Need more help with interview prep or ready to start a new career path? Contact a recruiter today!

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