Mid-State Student filling out job application

Questions to Ask During the Interview

Be Prepared to Ask an Employer 5-7 Questions During the Interview

  • Will I work alone or with other people?
  • Who do I report to - directly and indirectly?
  • What are the greatest challenges you think I might face in this company?
  • What strengths or abilities would the ideal candidate possess for this position?
  • Who will evaluate my performance? When? How?
  • What are some things you feel could be improved by the person you hire?
  • Is this a new position?
  • Why have you gone outside the company to fill this position?
  • What are some of the more important objectives that you would like to see accomplished on this job?
  • What opportunities for professional development are offered?
  • What are the challenges this company/department is facing?
  • How would you describe the working atmosphere of your company?
  • What are the key tasks and responsibilities for this position?
  • Does your company plan to grow/expand in the next few years? If so, how?
  • I am very interested in pursuing this job, or possibly other job openings within your company. What is the next step in the hiring process?