Top Post-Interview Questions You Should Ask

Success Strategy: 5 Post-Interview Questions You Should Ask

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If you’re preparing for an interview, it’s essential that you’ve prepped questions to ask. This lets the employer know you are engaged and are interested in learning more about the company. It also helps you leave a lasting impression. Although other questions may arise during the interview shares five that you shouldn’t leave without asking.

What have been the three biggest challenges you’ve faced in the last year?

This question is a great way to determine your potential boss’s pain points. If you can find these out, make note. You’ll be able to get in some final thoughts on how you can help solve them and make his or her life easier.

What do you believe is the most critical part of this job?

This may have been flushed out earlier in the interview; but if not, it’s a major opportunity to find out the real nature of the job. Titles don’t always tell you a position’s true responsibilities. (Sometimes job descriptions don’t either!) Aside from setting up a great closer, you don’t want to get the job and then realize it’s completely different than you expected. This happens more often than you might think.

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