Questions You Should Ask on Your Next Interview

Interview Question to AskAfter almost every interview, the interviewer will ask if you have any questions. This is a perfect opportunity for you to know the company and the position better. You need to prepare questions beforehand so that even if you can’t think of any questions at the time of the interview, you will have something ready.


Asking questions also lets you show the interviewer that you did your research and are really interested in joining the company.

Here are some questions that you can ask the interviewer after your interview:

  • What do you think makes someone a successful employee?
  • What are the challenges that the position may face in the next several years?
  • Why is the position open?
  • How would you describe the company’s philosophy and management style?  
  • What type of people are most successful in the company?
  • What is the typical day like for the position?
  • What are the most important responsibilities of the position?
  • What does the company value most?
  • What qualities do you look for in prospective employees?
  • Do you have any reservations about whether I’m fit for the job?
  • How many people have held the position in the past several years?
  • What is the biggest challenge that the company is facing today? In the next five years?

Besides giving your best answers to the interview questions, asking questions is another great way to impress an interviewer. It will show that you are eager to join the company.

Lastly, do not forget to ask about the next steps and how soon can you expect to hear from them. This will help you know how to move forward after your interview.


Read 10041 times Last modified on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 01:01
Alan Carniol

Alan is the creator of Interview Success Formula, a training program that has helped more than 80,000 job seekers to ace their interviews and land the jobs they deserve. Interviewers love asking curveball questions to weed out job seekers. But the truth is, most of these questions are asking about a few key areas. Learn more about how to outsmart tough interviewers by watching this video.