Want to stand out in an interview from a sea of other candidates? Come to the interview prepared with a list of good questions. In a face-to-face interview, asking insightful questions is your opportunity to show how you think and demonstrate your value to the company. Plus it helps you decide if it’s the job you really want. Here are some good ones to get you started.
Research the company, read their web site and check out the company news section. Then ask a question that demonstrates you’ve done your homework.
If you’re interviewing with your future manager or boss, show interest in them by asking a question about their career. Just be sure to have checked out their LinkedIn profile or any online info in advance so you’re familiar with their background.
Study the industry and ask a question about a newsworthy item that has made recent headlines.
Get a sense of their corporate culture and ask questions about things that make them different or a desirable place to work.
Ask probing questions about specific aspects of the job that weren’t outlined in the job description.
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Randy co-founded IQ PARTNERS in 2001 and currently operates as a Senior Partner, focusing on business development within executive search, media, and sales recruitment. His accomplishments include building over a dozen digital media sales teams for digital start-ups, publishers, and mobile app developers. He has also helped launch an international smartphone manufacturer from the ground up, building its entire hardware, software, and sales teams.