If you’ve ever had an interview with a potential employer, you’d know that interviewers love to wrap up their questions with, “Do you have any questions for me?” Here are a few reasons why:
· Having questions at the end of the interview shows that you have a genuine interest in the position
· It reveals how well you were paying attention
· They’re asking because they genuinely want to make sure that they covered all of the important information that is relevant to you
Now, each interview will result in questions specific to the position you’re interviewing for. However, here are a few universal questions that will immediately reveal what is standing between you and a job:
· Do you have any worries or concerns about my ability to perform in this role?
Asking this questions is the perfect opportunity to disseminate any qualms your potential employer may have. If they have no worries or concerns to share with you, then that’s a great sign!
· If I am hired, what do you expect me to accomplish in the first 4 months of my employment?
The answer to this will give you insight to whether or not the company has clearly defined goals and expectations, and insight to whether or not the work they will assign to you is appealing.
· When should I expect to hear back from you?
If the interviewers don’t immediately tell you when you should expect to hear back from them, ask! Knowing this will prevent you from obsessively checking your email and stressing out.
Just remember that asking too many questions is never a bad thing! It shows that you are interested in the company and eager to learn more.