Favorite Interview Questions to Ask Employers

One question I get asked all the time is “What are good questions to ask an employer at the end of my interview?”  While I advise to make questions specific to the job function/employer/industry and questions that arise from your interview conversation are best, job seekers are always looking to have a few standard questions to store in their memory banks in case they freeze.

  1. How do you share information and performance expectations with your employees?
  2. What do your employees like most about working here? What do your employees find most challenging about working here?
  3. How are employees held accountable for making a difference in their jobs?
  4. What are common characteristics that your most successful (insert job title – ex: merchandising analysts) have in common?  What are common areas where new employees have had difficulty?
  5. Do you have any reservations about me that I can address at this time? (Given to me by some sales’ guys who say they like to address any concerns an employer may have)
  6. What metrics will be used in performance evaluations for this position?
What are questions you like to ask when you are interviewing?

About Kevin Monahan

I have 10+ years experience in coaching clients in their career management and career change efforts. Personal career consulting services combined with employer outreach to help find opportunities for both constituents.
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