Creativedge Training & Development have released what they believe to be the best interview questions that a candidate can ask an interviewer.
They are a successful 90 Minute Bite-sized training company that have been delivering flexible training since 2001.
In a recent article they discuss 5 key questions that will impress an interviewer and help encourage them that you’re the best person for the job.
1. What would be the ideal person?
“If you could create the ideal person for this position, what are the top qualities they would possess?”
It’s best to ask this question near the start of the interview, if you’re able to. When they answer, make a mental note of each quality they mention. This will mean that you can refer your own experience that’s discussed back to the qualities that they’re looking for.
2. Fitting in (showing you really want the job)
“Can you tell me more about how I would fit in with...?” (Name a specific fact that shows you have researched the organisation and the job role).
This is a great question to ask as it will show interviewers just how much you want the job.
Preparing specific questions based on the company and the job role will show that you’ve prepared and taken time to research the organisation, instead of just ‘winging it’.
3. Vision – the future of the company
“What’s the vision for your organisations future – and how do you see me contributing to it?”
Employers usually enjoy discussing their company’s vision and their plans for the future.
By asking them this question this will also spark ideas on how you will help them to reach their goals. It also shows that you’re a forward thinker; a highly desirable skill.
4. Vision – success of the chosen candidate
“What does success look like for the person in this role?”
This question will help to find out what their expectations are for the person they will hire.
By asking them to outline what success looks like to them, it shows your readiness to be aligned to their vision. Asking for their views will allow them to view you as someone who will build clear objectives to meet their goals.
5. Differences to competitors
“Can you tell me what sets you apart from your competitors?”
This is another reminder to them that you’ve prepared for your interview by learning as much as possible about their organisation.
By asking the interviewer to go deeper into what sets their organisation apart, it will show your interest in the company.
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