The ten best questions to ask during a job interview

We know interviews are scary – we’ve been there – but think of job interviews as conversations rather than interrogations. It’s just a chat, only a bit more formal than the ones you’re used to having with your friends down in the pub on a Friday night. First they’ll ask you some questions. Then, more than likely, the tables will turn and you’ll chuck a few back at them. But it helps to not sit there like a lemon so when they ask ‘is there anything else you’d like to know?’ have something up your sleeve and say ‘yes’! Now we’d draw the line at barking at your interviewer’s dog, for example, but having something to say shows confidence, gives you the opportunity to reinforce your suitability and helps you understand the job better. With that in mind, here are 10 great questions to ask your interviewer. Strap yourself in, this first one’s not for the faint-hearted:- 1 Do you have any doubts about whether I am suited to the role? This rather bold question takes guts, but shows that you’re willing to take criticism and learn from feedback from the get-go. Be ready to expand on anything your interviewer flags up, showing them you’re confident about your skills and achievements. 2 What are the most important challenges the company is facing? From this you can gain insight into the overall position of the company. After all, a small business won’t have the same concerns a huge corporation will. You’ll get to understand the overarching company aims and ethics, while showing the interviewer you’re not just interested in yourself but...