Top Job Interview Questions to Ask a Potential Employer
Last updated February 21, 2024
So you've prepared for your job interview by researching the company, tailoring your resume, and practicing your responses to common interview questions. You're prepared to impress a potential employer, but don't forget that an interview is also a chance for you to determine whether this job is a right fit for you!
Asking questions at the end of a job interview can give you a full picture of the position and company you're applying to. In addition, if you're selected for the job, an employer's responses to your questions can help you decide whether or not to accept the job offer. Check out our top job interview questions to ask a potential employer!
What's the most challenging thing about working here?
You probably have an idea of the benefits that working in this position will bring. However, it's important to learn more about the aspects of the job that you may not enjoy as much. This can help you decide whether to accept the job if it's offered to you!
What kind of advancement opportunities are available to someone in this role?
If you're invested in the role or company, there will ideally be opportunities for advancement. This means opportunities to get promotions and raises, learn new things, and receive professional development. If you want to stay at a company long-term, they should be investing in you and your growth.
What are the next steps of the interview process?
This question is one that should be on your list no matter the job you're applying for! It shows that you are eager to move forward in the process and will help you asses what to expect next and the best way to follow up.
What does a typical week look like for someone in this position?
This question will help you determine what will be expected of you on a weekly basis and help you set a realistic schedule for job success.
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