Are you wondering what questions to ask in a job interview? An interview is a two-way discovery, and it is not just the employer to find out if you are suitable, you are ultimately seeking the right company to work for!

It is important to go armed with questions at an interview as you will soon demonstrate to the employer that you are interested, have done your homework on the business, and you’re prepared.

Here is a list of the top 5 questions to ask

    1.  Can you describe the working culture of the organisation?
      This question is a great way to assess the working environment and gives you the opportunity to discover if this is the right fit for you.
    2.  Are there opportunities for training and progression within the company?
      This demonstrates to the employer that you are serious about your career and committed to the future of the organisation, this will also assess whether long term this company can offer what you are seeking
    3.  Why did the previous employee leave this role?
      This question can help you understand the culture, if the person has left due to this or been promoted, this provides you with transparency to assist in making a decision should you be offered.
    4. Can you tell me more about the team/culture?
      This will help you understand the way in which the company is structured in terms of the team you will be working within; it really is worth finding out the team dynamic and culture to see if you will fit in.
    5. How could I impress you in the first three months?
      This shows an employer that you are eager to impress and make a positive contribution to the business, really focus on the answer so that if you start a career with them, they have highlighted areas that you need to work on in the first 12 weeks.

Asking key questions that are important to you, is a crucial part of not only impressing an employer but gives you the key to understanding your own expectations to make the right career move!

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