What to Say When the Interviewer Asks ‘Do You Have Any Questions For Us?’

What to Say When the Interviewer Asks ‘Do You Have Any Questions For Us?’

“Do you have an inquiry for us?”

This is one inquiry a great deal of up-and-comers fear during a meeting and I can absolutely relate. It’s for the most part since they either neglected to get ready for that significant inquiry (despite the fact that they realize it will come up) or they feel the inquiry they need to pose may not be suitable.

Posing an inappropriate inquiry can turn an awesome meeting to a debacle! (I’m talking as a matter of fact as a selection representative) It can likewise turn a ‘possibly’ competitor into a ‘yes’ up-and-comer.

In the event that you need to crush that meet, here are a couple of inquiries you should pose to your questioner:

What are the things I would do that would make me a high flyer on the role?

This causes you get ready for the job ahead of time and it shows you have a ground breaking/profitability mentality.

I consider a to be as a chance to learn paying little heed to the result, would you be thoughtful enough to give me an individual input on how I performed?

This inquiry would assist you with surveying yourself when you return home. It’s additionally an open door for the questioner to perceive that you are so open to input which is a significant aptitude anybody ought to have.

How long have you been here and how has your experience been as a staff?

The questioner would doubtlessly inform you concerning the magnificent experience and make it look all stylish, however the onus is on you to peruse in the middle of the lines and non-verbal communication of everybody. You can get shrouded signals about the organization culture from the inquiry. In the event that conceivable, you can likewise request that the questioner clarify somewhat about the organization culture and the workplace. You can proceed to get some information about his/her least most loved minutes as a staff.

If you happen to be met by your latent capacity chief, get some information about his/her administration style

This inquiry is additionally significant in light of the fact that you ought to likewise begin perusing in the middle of the lines to know whether this is somebody you can work with later on.

Talk about what you read in the report about them and ask them something identified with it

It shows you have done your examination so your inquiry will originate from an increasingly educated point regarding view.


What does this organization do?

Except if they don’t have a site and the discussion hasn’t just come up during the meeting, this is an inquiry that shows you are not well arranged for a meeting. It likewise shows you’re not a genuine individual.

How numerous days leave will I be qualified for and how before long would i be able to get to it?

Ordinarily, leave days are determined in the offer letter in the event that you endure. Posing this sort of inquiry may pass an off-base vibe. Like, that is all you’re worried about out of everything right now?

How before long can I resume?

This inquiry is frequently posed with a decent thought process yet doesn’t generally turn out the correct way. A superior method to ask is: I’m required to allow a multi month/2 weeks notice with my present business, I might want to know whether that would be placed into thought on the off chance that I get the offer. In case you’re not working and you might want the business to realize you would be accessible to continue quickly, you can simply express your prompt accessibility and it would be noted.

Generally wrong questions

There are some irregular inquiries that don’t bode well and will hurt your odds. E.g Can I telecommute? (originating from a potential front work area official). Questions that middle around ‘why’ may will in general make an enrollment specialist guarded. It appears to be progressively similar to you’re testing them pointlessly.

At long last, raising the subject of pay toward the start may reverse discharge. I generally exhort that you sell yourself however much as could be expected; when you believe you have established the correct connection to the degree that they are demonstrating that they need you, at that point you can discuss the compensation subsequently. On the off chance that you haven’t persuaded them enough to employ you, raising pay can turn south since it might appear to be all similar to you’re there for the cash (which is the thing that a great many people are keen on at any rate, yet don’t place it all in their face yet).

I wish you the best in your profession!

Yewande Jinadu

Yewande Jinadu is the Founder of CareerLife Nigeria(www.careerlife.com.ng), a Certified HR Professional and an Employability coach. CareerLife Nigeria is a social initiative aimed at reducing unemployment by providing people with the right career related information and Coaching. Yewande is passionate about People Development, Recruitment, Employability and Career Coaching. Through personal coaching, published articles and speaking engagements, she has helped hundreds of young professionals become more employable and gain employment. You can reach out to her by sending a mail to: info@careerlife.com.ng and follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @careerlifeng

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