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Sample Questions You May Want To Ask


How would you describe the responsibilities of the position?
How would you describe a typical week/day in this position?
Is this a new position? If not, what did the previous employee go on to do?
What is the company's management style?  What is the company’s culture?
To whom does this position report?  May I meet her / him?
What successes has the company had, and how have you celebrated them?
If you had a wish list that would drive additional successes, what items would be on it?
What are your “points of pain”?  That is, what issues keep you awake at night?
In terms of relative financial impact, how would you prioritize those issues?
What are the root causes of these issues?
What are the characteristics of the ideal candidate?
What are the prospects for growth and advancement from this position?
What question about this opportunity haven’t I asked that I should ask?
What more can I tell you about myself that would answer any remaining questions you might have about my candidacy?
What are the next steps and timing in this job search?

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