What to Ask

Questions that applicants should consider asking during an interview. "Can you please tell me how your career has developed at XYZ Corp?"

"Would someone entering the firm today have similar opportunities?"

"If I work hard and prove my value to the firm, where might I be in five years?"

"How does the position and the department contribute to the overall company mission and philosophy?"

"What is a typical day (assignment) for a [position you are applying for] in your company?"

"What characteristics best describes individuals who are successful in this position?"

"Does the position offer exposure to other facets of your organization?"

"How much decision-making authority and autonomy are given to new employees?"

"How will my performance be evaluated?"

"How often are performance reviews given?
By whom?"

"What are the opportunities for advancement?"

"Does your organization encourage its employees to pursue additional education?"

"How would you describe the organization's culture/environment?"

"What makes your organization different from its competitors?"

"What industry-wide trends are likely to affect your organization's strengths and weaknesses?"

"How would you describe you organization's personality and management style?"

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