8 Questions Job Seekers Should Ask An Interviewer


Most often, job seekers are playing defense in an interview. And although it’s important to keep in mind how one will answer questions, it’s just as important for the interviewee to question if that company is a good fit.

We recently came across an article posted on indeed.com that highlights 8 questions you should ask when being interviewed for a job.

QUESTION #1: What do the day-to-day responsibilities of the role look like?

Writer Annie Dillard said, “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” Success and happiness in a job boils down to contentment with the nitty-gritty of the everyday.

QUESTION #2: What are the company's values?

Dig deep to get more information on company culture. You’ll get insight into what is most important for the company as a whole, and what it values in the individuals who work there.

QUESTION #3: What's your favorite part about working at the company?

It’s important to get a sense of your interviewer’s opinions about working there. If enthusiasm flows easily, that’s a great sign. If it doesn’t, that is worth noting too.

QUESTION #4: What does success look like in this position, and how do you measure it?

It’s crucial to have a deep understanding of how a company measures success. What are the key performance indicators (KPIs) for the role? How, and how often, are they measured?

For the full list, read the article on indeed.com.

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