• Questions to ask

      Remember! An interview is very much a two way process – you are there to find out about them as much as they want to find out about you. You should therefore have your own list of questions prepared. Here are some general examples for you:

      What will be my responsibilities?

      Where will I fit into the overall organisational structure?

      Who will I report to?

      Who will report to me?

      How experienced are the team?

      What skills and experience are you looking for?

      What are you expecting the successful candidate to achieve in the first six months?

      Who are your customers?

      Where is the company going? Upwards? Expansion plans?

      Why has this vacancy arisen?

      Who are your main competitors and how do you think you compare?

      What are the chances of advancement / promotion in this position? When?

      Will travel be required in this position?

      Will relocation be required now or in the future?

      What training do you provide?

      When will you decide on the appointment?

      What is the next step?

      Do you have any concerns about me that I can clear up now for you?

      What will be my salary and benefits?