Questions You Must Ask at a Job Interview

By Dennis McCafferty
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When preparing for a job interview, job candidates usually focus on coming up with great answers to employers' questions. But job seekers also should think seriously about the questions that they should pose to hirers during these sessions. A job interview is a prime opportunity for promising prospects to find out whether a company is a good fit. After all, a wide range of unforeseen negative developments could emerge after getting hired and starting the job. For instance, there could be limited opportunities for advancement if you end up in a job that receives little attention or respect. For another, your skills could stagnate due to a lack of organizational support for training. Or you could simply get bored with your tasks. To help you screen companies for these and other potential issues, we're presenting the following "must ask" job interview questions. Adapted from a list of questions from Janco Associates, they cover project assignments, career growth, evaluations, departmental transparency and other key topics you should address before accepting a job.

This article was originally published on 2014-11-13
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
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