What kind of questions should you ask at the end of your interview?
The time has come, your interview is over, now what? The all important question, do you have any questions for us? Most times, you may get, no I’m fine, other times your applicant may need a full disclosure for the position. To help prepare for your applicants questions, we’ve compiled a few questions that may arise at the end of your next interview:
- How do I compare to other candidates?
- Whos team would I end up working on?
- How has this position changed over time?
- Who are your competitors, and how do you compare to them?
- Beyond my normal skills, what kind of skills would serve your company better?
- Do you have any questions about my qualifications?
- What are the next steps that need to happen before your company can offer me the position?
- If I were to get the job, what would a typical day look like?
- What kind of employees succeed in this position?
Although your interviewee may not have any pressing questions, all of these questions should be a sign to you as the interviewer that this employee could be a potentially good fit for your company. By taking advantage of the chance to ask questions, your candidate will have the chance to decide if they’d be happy working for you. It will also give you both the chance to see if the company goals will align with their personal objectives. The longer an employee stays, the more knowledge they gain. The more knowledge they gain the more they are likely to become a strong asset.
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