Questions to Ask the Interviewer

Once the employer has completed their portion of the interview, it is your turn. You should develop a list of questions to address those areas which still may be unclear so you have a full understanding of this position within the organization.

  • How will this position fit into the organizational structure of the company or organization?
  • How will I receive feedback about my performance and how often?
  • Where can a position of this type lead to with this organization in five years?
  • How did this position become available?
  • What will the orientation and training entail? How much on-the-job training is involved?
  • What are the long-term goals or growth plans of the organization?
  • What type of continuing education or training does the organization provide?
  • What are you looking for in the ideal candidate?
  • What are some of the challenges this organization/department faces?
  • What do you like about working here?
  • At what level of day-to-day supervision will this position be under?
  • Can you describe the day-to-day office environment or culture of this organization/department?