Questions you could ask, and what you may be asked
Asking questions at your job interview is a sure fire way to demonstrate your interest in the job and the research you’ve done. Here’s a selection of questions you might want to ask your interviewer, together with questions they may ask you and which you should prepare for.
You might want to ask…
- Why is the position available?
- I have seen …….. on your website. Could you tell me more about that?
- Can you describe the culture of the company?
- What are the growth prospects for the role?
- What would I need to do to realise that growth?
- What are the company’s growth plans?
Prepare yourself to be asked…
- Why are you interested in this particular role?
- What do you really want to do in your next career move?
- Why would you like to work for our organisation?
- Where do you see yourself, career-wise, five years from now and why?
- Under which style of management do you work best?
- What interests you about our company?
- What would your previous employers say about you?
- What have you learned from previous jobs?
- Which jobs have you enjoyed and why?
- Where do you see your strengths?
- What are your weaknesses?
- What do you think are the necessary assets for progression within a company?
- How would you describe ‘teamwork’?
- Give an example of a problem or conflict that you have resolved recently.