10 Interview Questions That Should be Asked by the Interviewee
In preparing for an interview there are 10 interviewee questions that should be asked either directly or indirectly. They will provide a good benchmark for the environment of the job that the candidate in interviewing for.
- How will this position change after I’ve been here a while?
- If this is not a new position where has the prior person gone? Did they get promoted or leave? How stable is the group that I am being hired for?
- How will you use my skills if the activity I am being hired for is stalled or something unexpected arises?
- What is the career path for this position? — Jobs with more responsibility? Management positions? Positions that require specific technical expertise?
- What is the project/product road map for the next one to three years?
- What kind of training and support for ongoing education does the organization offer?
- Is there an open door policy to communicate with upper management levels within he organization? Does the company offer mentorships with senior leaders?
- How will my role contribute to the overall mission of the company?
- What outcomes will you use to measure those contributions? What metrics will be in place to measure personal and team performance
- Will I have opportunities to work directly with the line organization outside of my group?
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