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Old 01-18-2005, 11:40 AM
Tsveta Tsveta is offline
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Default Questions you can ask

Hi there, bellow is a list of questions you can ask on a job interview. Don't be afraid, the employer wants to impress you too!

15 Questions You Can Ask:

1. To whom would I report?
2. What is the most important (crucial) part of this job?
3. What is your management style?
4. Is relocation necessary or mandatory after a certain period of time?
5. How much will I be expected to travel?
6. Could you describe your perception of an ideal candidate for this position?
7. What is a typical career path for this position?
8. What is your perception of what I'll be doing on a daily (weekly) basis?
9. What are some of your company's foremost aims and goals?
10. What are the short/long term goals for this department and how do they relate to the company as a whole?
11. Where does this company see itself five years from now?
12. How would you describe the environment I'll be working in?
13. How would my performance be assessed?
14. Please describe the organization of the company.
15. When could I start?
16. What will be my main responsibilities for this position?
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Old 02-22-2006, 08:40 PM
Tim Tim is offline
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Nice list, though I would not ask all of them.
Also I dont think I'd ask "when could I start"

Usually the employer will ask you this, or just expect you can start right away.

I hesitate also in asking about career paths-
What is a typical career path for this position?
Could they view this as you not being totally interested in the position you are applying for?
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Old 03-01-2006, 05:47 PM
Bronco Bronco is offline
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Interesting point Tim.
I think it shows them you are interested in growing with the company. Which is a good thing.

I see it as a positive question, and most employers would too.
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Old 04-25-2006, 09:41 AM
jojoba jojoba is offline
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I would ask " When could I start ?"
I think it is important to know that and it shows that you are interested in the position. Your time is money in my opinion and you need to make plans and show them you value your time.
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Old 04-25-2006, 02:26 PM
lookingforjob lookingforjob is offline
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While interviewing you the employers usually ask what your availability is. Even if you are not available to start right away, let the employer know that you are flexible and you might be able to arrange to start earlier.
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