Things to ask in a job interview ~ One With The Machine

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Things to ask in a job interview

After the prospect employer asked you all the question he can think of, finally it is your turn to ask him back. Usually after an interview the employer would as you “do you have any questions”? Here are the interesting questions you can ask to gauge your chance of getting the job.

Things to ask in a job Interview

How would you describe the responsibility of the position?
Asking this type of question shows you are interested, of getting the job.

How would you describe a typical week/day in this position?
You need to know what you will be up for in case you get the position, this should also atleast show the expectations from the employer to you.

How many people work in this office/department?
Knowing the workforce would also let you know, if you’ll be dealing with big teams or you’ll be working alone.

What do you like about working here?
Knowing what the interviewer thinks about his current company, would give you an Idea if he is satisfied with the current position hi is into.

What type of benefits do you have?
Asking the type of benefits the company offers shows, what type of company you’ll be working for.

Those questions are just for warming up, they let you condition the interviewer to answer more relax to the following questions that involves your qualifications. The following questions below will help you gauge your interview performance.

If I am extended a job offer, how soon would you like me to start?
Knowing how soon you’ll need to start will give you an idea if the job is urgent or not.

When can I expect to hear from you?
This question is quite important; you don’t want to be waiting for nothing after all. Ask them for a date range, on when you can expect their call. This question doesn’t diminish your chance of landing the job it’s just letting you know if you actually have any chance.

What do you think about my qualifications?
Probably the “Atom Bomb” question, mostly interviewers won’t tell you up front if you are qualified or not. Asking this question lets you know directly if you’ll get the job or not, all you need to do is read between the lines when he actually answers it.


Michelle Anne Custodio said...

This are good questions to take note when going to an interview. Also one more way to prepare is ask from interview coaching Edmonton.