Interview Questions

QUESTION YOU MAY WANT TO ASK

  1. What are three things you want me to accomplish in this position?
  2. What would be my first major project?
  3. What are the goals of the department and how can I help you achieve them?
  4. How can I make an immediate impact in the department?
  5. What critical areas are you addressing currently, and how can I help you?
  6. What additional responsibilities will I receive after my first year?
  7. Considering the people in your department or company, tell me what your most valued employees are like. What are the things you believe make them the most successful?
  8. What are some things that could cause a person to fail in your department?
  9. Mr/Mrs. Hiring Authority, now that you’ve gotten to know me, how do you see my background adding value to your company? This question does two things:
    a.  It exposes misunderstandings and concerns (of which you will need to address directly with your strengths.)
    b.  The employer hears the affirmation of your positive qualities and, “fit” with the company.
  10. Do I have the necessary technical skills needed for the position?
  11. I am very interested in the position. May I have the job