“So, do you have any questions for us?”
It’s perfectly natural, after spending the bulk of an interview fielding questions, to be at a loss when asked this! Remember: you need to figure out whether a company’s a great fit for you, so tailoring your questions to determine this is the best approach.
Questions about The Job
-What are the most IMMEDIATE challenges that need to be addressed? What will I be dealing with for the first 30 days?
-What does a “rock star” candidate for this job look like? What skills, what personality traits?
-What are the skills that your team is missing that you are hoping to address with this hire?
-Will the major aspects of the job change during the course of the first year?
Questions about Performance
-What does success in this role look like? On what criteria will my performance be judged?
-What are the key metrics by which my performance will be measured?
Questions about the Company
-What can you tell me about new products/services in development, or growth plans?
-What goals is the company focusing on right now, and how does the team operate in a way which supports them?
Questions about the Team
-Who will I be working with on a day-to-day basis?
-What are the common career paths in this department?
-Is there anything in my background, or in the discussion we’ve been having, that concerns you about my fit for the role?
-What do the next steps in the interview process look like?