However Human Resources Specialist or employer or manager has a right asking question to the applicant, you also have this right. Of course, you can ask questions to Human Resources Specialist or employer or manager. Correct questions which you will ask in job interview, provide to learn that job better. And it creates also a positive impression.
Human Resources Specialists who try to know an applicant, want to have correct answers and they ask choosen private questions. Nowadays, employer waits questions from applicant. So, he or she makes a determination about applicant. You should ask quality questions, your questions should affect employer or Human Resources Specialist or manager. They want to be affected.
What Should You Do to Ask Correct Questions?
What should you do? Of course, you should ask questions about that job and sector. To make it, you have to search on web before you go to the job interview. So, you can reach information about company’s vision, mision, sector, working areas, expectation of its workers. If you make a research about the company, it gets easier to ask correct questions for you in the job interview.
Besides that to ask some questions can creat a bad impression to the authority. For example, you shouldn’t have an aggressive expression while you are asking about job security, holiday, working hours, etc.
When the employer or Human Resources Specialist or manager asks to you “Do you have any question to ask us?”, it means that it’s your turn! You can make a list to keep in your mind questions. You don’t need to ask so many questions. But you should ask questions about your position, sector, company’s culture, expectations from you, etc. These are questions that you can ask in your job interview. You can use them.
- How would you describe the responsibilities of the position?
- How would you describe a typical day in this position?
- Is this a new position? If not, what did the previous employee go on to do?
- What is the company’s management style?
- Who does this position report to? If I am offered the position, can I meet him or her before making my final acceptance decision?
- Why is this position available?
- How many people work in this office/department?
- How much travel is expected?
- Is relocation a possibility?
- What is the typical work week? Is overtime expected?
- What are the prospects for growth and advancement?
- How does one advance in the company?
- Are there any examples of a career path beginning with this position?
- Would you like a list of references?
- If I am extended a job offer, how soon would you like me to start?
- What can I clarify for you about my qualifications?
- When can I expect to hear from you?
- Are there any other questions I can answer for you?
- Do you have any reservations about my qualifications?
- Do you have a policy for helping new members of the team get on board?
- What are the biggest challenges of this job?
- What’s the most important thing I should accomplish in the first ninety days?
- How would you describe this company’s values?
- How has the company changed over the last few years?
- What are the company’s plans for growth and development?
- What’s your least favorite part of working here?
- What type of background do you feel would be best suited for success in this position?
Important Points To Consider While You Are Asking Questions
- Meeting shouldn’t be monolog, it should be dialogue: The authority can start to questions. But avoid him or her. Also you should ask questions. So, you can make the meeting as dialogue.
- Ask clear and situational questions:Don’t forget that you have limited time in your job application. You should use this time most effectively. You should ask specific questions.
- Don’t think negatively: You should be positive. Even if you feel negatively, you have to act positively.