7 Questions To Ask At The End Of An Interview

Questions To Ask At The End Of An Interview

In this article, we will give you the BEST questions to ask at the end of an interview. The questions are provided by Richard McMunn, interview guidance expert and coach from How2Become.

Don’t forget to watch the following video for Richard’s top tips and to see his TOP 3 QUESTIONS TO ASK AT THE END OF AN INTERVIEW!

So, you’ve had a great interview and it gets to the end. The interviewer smiles and says to you: “Do you have any questions you’d like to ask the panel?”

This is your time to shine and finish the interview off in a positive manner. However, if you ask the wrong question, it’s all over. Conversely, if you don’t ask any questions, then the panel might think you’re ill-prepared or disinterested.

7 Questions To Ask At The End Of An Interview (And the reasons why!)

QUESTION 1. Is there are literature or further information you recommend I read about your company whilst I am waiting to find out if I am successful or not?

WHY ASK THIS QUESTION?

This question shows you are keen, enthusiastic and very eager to learn as much as possible about the position.

QUESTION 2. I noticed on your website that you have launched a new product – has this been a success?

WHY ASK THIS QUESTION?

This question shows the interview panel you have been researching their company, and in particular their latest developments. It shows you have carried out plenty of valuable research, which should impress the interview panel.

QUESTION 3. In addition to the hard skills, I would need to perform this job competently, what soft skills are required?

WHY ASK THIS QUESTION?

Again, this type of question to ask at the end of an interview shows you are keen to learn more about the role from the people at the top. You are demonstrating a desire to learn what it takes to perform the role to the highest standards.

QUESTION 4. Can you please tell me what previous employees have done to succeed in this position?

WHY ASK THIS QUESTION?

This type of question shows the panel you are willing to learn from previous employees who have succeeded.

QUESTION 5. If I am successful at today’s interview, what might a typical working day consist of?

WHY ASK THIS QUESTION?

Asking this questions at the end of an interview will show the interviewers you would like to know more about the job and the type of work you will be performing if you are successful at interview.

QUESTION 6. Is there anything else I can give you to help you make your decision?

WHY ASK THIS QUESTION?

What a great way to end the interview! Of course, it is highly likely the interview panel will say there is nothing else they need, but this type of question shows them you are keen to land the job! Always remember, when applying for a job, positivity and keenness are very important.

QUESTION 7. Don’t ask any questions!

OK, so this is not a question to ask at the end of your interview. However, it is perfectly reasonable not to ask any questions, providing you have all the information you need. However, if you do opt not to ask any questions, make sure you say something like the following:

“Thank you. No, I don’t have any questions I would like to ask you. You have covered everything I need during the interview and I sincerely hope I get the opportunity to prove to you I would be a fantastic fit for your team. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to be interviewed for the position today and I look forward to hearing from you in due course.”

 

 

 

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