What kinds of assignments might I expect the first
six months on the job?
How often are performance reviews given?
Please describe the duties of the job for me.
What products (or services) are in the development stage
Do you have plans for expansion?
What are your growth projections for next year?
Have you cut your staff in the last three years?
Are salary adjustments geared to the cost of living or
Does your company encourage further education?
How do you feel about creativity and individuality?
Do you offer flextime?
What is the usual promotional time frame?
Does your company offer either single or dual
What do you like best about your job/company?
Once the probation period is completed, how much
authority will I have over decisions?
Has there been much turnover in this job area?
Do you fill positions from the outside or promote from
Is your company environmentally conscious? In what ways?
In what ways is a career with your company better than
one with your competitors?
Is this a new position or am I replacing someone?
What is the largest single problem facing your staff
May I talk with the last person who held this position?
What qualities are you looking for in the candidate who
fills this position?
What skills are especially important for someone in this
What characteristics do the achievers in this company
seem to share?
Who was the last person that filled this position, what
made them successful at it, where are they today, and
how may I contact them?
Is there a lot of team/project work?
Will I have the opportunity to work on special projects?
Where does this position fit into the organizational
How much travel, if any, is involved in this position?
What is the next course of action? When should I expect
to hear from you or should I contact you?