What is the one question you need to be asking in your job interviews?
After the sigh of relief when the interviewer says ‘Okay, that’s all the questions we have for you today, do you have any for us?’ you probably feel a wave of panic. Do I have questions? Can I talk? What job is this for again?
Avoid the easy way out, we have all heard the routine ‘What is a typical day like?’ and ‘Why do you enjoy this line of work?’ As a recruiter it feels like every. single. candidate asks these questions. Switch yours up a bit by googling some deeper questions to bring to the interview. How prepared will you look when you sling out your pre-made questions for the interviewer? Spoiler Alert - all-star level prepared.
The one question that will seal the deal is “What are the next steps in the hiring process?” This is a grand-slam, clear the bases final question that delicately showcases your interest in the position and provides you some feedback on your performance. This question helps you avoid the fear-inducing feeling of leaving an interview without an inkling of an idea for when you’ll hear back from them. Keep this question in your back pocket and wow your future employer with your forward thinking and progressive mindset, no need to cite us.