The best questions to ask at the end of your interview

23 June, 2022

Want to know the best questions to ask at the end of your interview? We’ve all been there. The new job interview went well, and you’re almost at the finish line. Your new potential employer asks you a final question – “Do you have any questions for me.” And even though you knew it was coming, suddenly, your brain shuts down. It’s not like it’s a deal breaker but having a list of questions to ask your interviewer will make you look more engaged and interested in the role. An employer wants to hire someone long term, and it is important that you do you due diligence to make sure the job is right for you.

Read on to take notes on the best questions to ask at the end of your interview.

Let’s start with your expectations of the role. You may choose to ask the following:

  1. Why has this position become available (if this has not yet been covered)?
  2. What would a typical day in this role look like?
  3. In your opinion, what sets apart employees who are good and those who are great in this role? 

Second, we have a list of questions to determine their leadership style.

  1. How would you describe your leadership style?
  2. How do you like to delegate tasks?
  3. How do you monitor the performance of individual team members?

Next up, questions about training and development. These types of questions show that you are in it for the long haul.

  1. If I was offered this role, is there any training you think I’d need to undertake immediately?
  2. What types of professional development opportunities are offered?
  3. What do you imagine the career path to be for someone in this role?

Finally, we have questions about Company Culture.

  1. How would you describe the workplace culture?
  2. What do you enjoy most about working here?
  3. What makes people want to continue working at this company?

All the best with your upcoming interview. As always, make sure you research the company in advance, so that you know exactly who you are meeting with and what their values are.

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