So, now it is your turn to ask the questions. You have been interviewing with the finance recruiter and you have some questions for them. It is commonplace for the interviewer to ask the interviewee if they have any questions for them. This question is just as important as all the others as the interviewer is looking to see another element of your thinking and fact gathering abilities.
This is also a time for you to find out more about the company, the people who work there, the position, and what your day-to-day work life could look like. This is your opportunity to find out what the company offers you. Based on their answer you may want to move forward or look at other finance recruitment agencies. These are some of the best questions to ask your interviewer to get the most valuable information.
What does a typical day, week, and month look like in this position? – The interviewer may not have the answer to that question, but it shows you are a forward king.
What is the management style of the company? – Micromanagement may be how all managers manage in the company. If you cannot be successful in that type of environment that is something you need to know.
What is the travel expectation? – This will bring clarity to the actual amount of travel involved in the job. For some, travel might be excitement, while for others frequent travels might not be possible. It gives you a clear idea of the nature of job. This question might be important for those, who aspire to work internationally.
How do people advance in this company? – This shows that you have ambition and want to continue to grow. This question will also bring out the progressive nature of the organization.
What do you like/ dislike about working here? – This allows for the interviewer to talk about them and their experience of the company.
What type of person do you believe will be most successful in this position? – This gives you details about what type of person the company is truly looking for, and helps you to determine if you are that.
What are your expectations from this role? – This question will make the interviewer gauge your seriousness towards the profile. Further it will give you an idea of the employers’ expectation from the position.
What are the next steps in the selection process? – This is an important question; it will highlight your eagerness towards the job. Further it will give you an idea of how much time would the entire recruitment process approximately take.
Do you have any additional questions for me? – Whether you ask three questions or ten, this should be your last one, as they may have thought of something else while you were interviewing them.
The above questions should be enough to get the right information about the organization and at the same time, place a positive impression on the interviewer. However, based on the specific situation if you have any other queries, feel free to ask. Changing jobs is a huge decision; make sure you take an informed and confident call.