PLANS & PRICING
Asking a candidate whether they have any questions at the end of an interview isn’t just a formality. Potential employers want to know what kind of questions you have and your questions can actually make your application stand out among the pool of applicants! It shows that you have done your research and are willing to go the extra mile. Asking questions will also help you determine if the job and workplace would be a good fit for you. Here what you should be asking-
Your performance- Before you ask any questions about the organization, ask the interviewer(s) how you did or whether they need any clarification or more information on anything you said. Not only will this help you gauce how you did but it will be an opportunity to elaborate on something they may have misunderstood or wanted more information on.
Pre interview research- Before you go for the interview, make sure you do some research on the company, its top management, major successes and failures. Ask questions and for updates about the same. This shows your interest and gives you an insight into the company. Just make sure that the question you ask is not based on an industry rumour.
Work culture/typical day- Ask about the work culture and daily tasks of the organisation. Gauge of this is the type of work environment you thrive in and whether this would be a good fit for you.
How can I succeed in this role?- Ask how the role has evolved through the years, what is expected of you and how you can grow your career and succeed in it. Will this role allow you to pursue other activities outside of work? Is this what you need on your career journey right now? Will you lead a team or report to a manager? Try and get as much information about the role as you can, it will help you make a decision as to whether to join the organisation or not.