The questions you ask a potential employer during a job interview should be infused with the same strategic thinking as the answers you give to the questions asked of you. You should prep accordingly, thinking through both the content of the questions you’re planning to ask and your approach.
When it comes time for you to get your questions in, make sure they reflect your knowledge of the position and the organization you’re applying to. And don’t forget to act like you belong:
“If you act as if you are already joining the team and planning out how you will begin to be impactful, the manager will also start to see you in this light,” Ray Massery, a creative recruiter at Paladin, a media-industry staffing company, shares. Try: “What is the most important or most immediate task that needs to be tackled?” or “What could I do in this role that would be most beneficial to you and the team?”
For more, read: Questions to Ask Your Interviewer
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