What questions to ask the interviewer

Use these questions as a guide only. Not all questions may be appropriate during your interview.

Consider the following questions

  • How did this position become available?
  • Can you describe a typical day for a person in this role?
  • What are some of the challenges one is faced in this role?
  • In this role how is one evaluated?
  • What are the future aspirationsfor the company?
  • Can you tell me more about the interview process?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the company as you perceive them?
  • How long have you worked for <company name>?
  • Where do you see the company (or department) heading in 5 years time?
  • How will my performance be monitored?
  • How would you describe the office culture?
  • Describe the ideal candidate.
  • What does it take to be successful in this role?
  • Are there opportunities for additional job training / development?