So, you’re thinking about changing jobs and you’ve got an interview coming up, but what kind of questions can you ask to make sure it’s the right career opportunity for you? Now remember that the interview can you help you to understand whether the business is going to be a good fit for you or not. With that in mind, don’t fall into the trap of asking questions that focus on the role. If you’re having a hard time , you can contact me to talk more about your interview strategy
Instead you should focus your preparation on creating questions within 4 separate categories that I’m about to share with you. I recommend that you have 2 questions for each category so that you have around about 6-8 questions prepared in advance. Now having these questions will not only help you with your due diligence and to understand the business a lot more. They will also show the interviewer that you’ve really done your preparation and you have a real interest in the role and the business.
Question Category #1
The first category of questions are what I call, business related questions. They could be around new products and services that the business has and the business’s potential growth strategy for the future. For example, where do you see the business in the next 5 years or what new products and services are being launched in the next year or so? [Read more…]