Interview is commonly understood as a crucial part of selection process of a job candidates by the potential employer or company. However, the fact is that the job candidate is also on an equal capacity to interview about the company and accept or reject the job/ company.
Asking questions at the end of the interview is also suggested to ace the job interview as it shows your seriousness or interest towards the job and the company. While asking too many questions or off topic question may give you a thumbs down, not asking can definitely give you one.
Here are few questions that are recommended to ask at the end of the interview:
What are the further procedures I need to go through if I am selected?
This question shows that you are optimist about the job and looking towards moving forward. It also gives you an idea of timeline for hiring so as to help you follow up appropriately.
Could you tell me more about the company?
Showing interest towards the company can give you a green flag from the interviewer. Also, it can give you more information about the company you could be potentially working in near future.
How is your company different from other companies in the industry?
This question reflects your willingness to work with one of the best companies in the industry. It shows your ambitious nature. Besides, it delivers the message to the hiring managers that hiring you will help the company rise to meet some bigger goals.
What do you think are the most important qualities that a successful candidate for this position should require?
This question can promptly give you important information that is not available in job descriptions. It can enable you to find out more about the organization culture and desires so you can demonstrate that you are a solid match.
What would be your expectations from me for the first 30 or 60 days?
Finding out about your employee’s expectation helps you perform your best in your probation period increasing your chances of being involved with the company for the longer run.
What are the biggest challenges and opportunities facing by the company in the present scenario?
This question shows your drive to excel the opportunities and also uncover the trends and issues in the industry.
As the above questions are most suggested to ask, questions related to salary, benefits, vacations or overtime at this point of time is a No-No. It may reflect your intention or attitude towards the job or the company.