Here is a list of a few questions to ask the interviewer at the conclusion of the interview:
- What do you look for in people who take this role?
You want to find out the most important trait or traits the employer wants out of someone who takes this position. Do they value good time management? Punctuality?
- Is there room for growth?
You want to make sure that you will not be stuck in a dead-end job. Look for something that will allow you to move up the ladder or develop new skills.
- Does this position offer continued training or education?
Ongoing training and education is something that will help you learn new skills and ultimately become a better and more effective worker.
- How long have you been working here?
This is a pretty standard question but hearing about their backstory is always interesting to hear. the company might have a decent amount of employee retention.
- Based on what you have seen, do you have any doubts about my ability to fulfill this role?
This will not only show confidence, but will also help the interviewer soothe any lingering doubts that they might have about your performance. At worst, they could provide you with some constructive feedback about your abilities.
- When can I expect to hear back from you?
You certainly don’t want to be kept waiting in the dark about whether or not you landed your position. Most employers will typically get back to you within a week. If you haven’t heard back from them, then it’s likely they aren’t considering you for the job.
List of the questions not to ask the interviewer:
- What is the salary for this position?
- How many hours will I be expected to work each week? Will I need to work on weekends?
- Did I get the job?
- How long would I have to wait to get promoted?