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The inevitable question at the end of the interview: ‘Have you any questions?’

06 Apr 2015 by Sarah Leembruggen.
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No doubt by this stage the interviewer has told you lots about the company and the role, and you might be sitting there thinking, 'you have covered everything, what can I possibly ask?’  Asking a question in such a situation can be a daunting prospect anyway, never mind that they have most likely answered anything you could have asked.

To help you feel prepared, we recommend that you have a few non-job specific questions up your sleeve (as at least 3 are likely to have been spoken about already).

Here we go :

1. ‘Why do you enjoy working here?’ or ‘What attracted you to join the company?’ (If they joined less than a year ago)

2. ‘What's the biggest challenge in the role?’

3. ‘What does a typical day look like?’

4. ‘What's the one thing you don't want to tell me about the role?’ (Said with a smile)

5. ‘What are the most pressing priorities?’

We could continue but these are a good starting point.  We would love to hear your gems for questions: please do share them with us at @theworksrecruit

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