More interview tips — Have YOUR questions, too


As “ writer and blogger Debra Auerbach advises, “When preparing for interviews, many job candidates spend the bulk of their time researching the company and practicing answers to classic interview questions. While both are important, it’s just as essential to prepare some questions of you own.

“Remember, the hiring process is a two-way street, so,” she urges, “ask questions that will help you determine whether the job is right for you — make sure you are entering into an employment situation where you will be set up to succeed.”

Auerbach has seven suggested questions (check out The

1. What are you seeking in the ideal candidate for this position?

2. Can you give me examples of the types of projects I’d be working on?

3. With whom would I be working most closely?

4. What are the short- and long-term goals for this position?

5. What do you see as the biggest challenge for the person who assumes this role?

6. How did this position become available?

7. What do you like best about working here?

Check out Auerbach’s website.