While every interview is different, there are usually a few questions that you can typically expect to be asked.
At this point, you’re probably familiar with the famous “so, do you have any questions for me?”. You have also most likely been advised to not simply say “no” in response. In other words, you should always have a question to ask. But what exactly should you be asking if you don’t actually have a question?
Look no further, because we’ve compiled a list of “pocket questions” to have on hand so you’ll be able to handle this situation with ease.
It’s best to ask questions that will tell you more about the role you could possibly be jumping into, as well as questions that will lead to a larger conversation. Avoid questions that require a simple yes or no answer as they can create a dead end. Some of the below questions can even be used as a follow up question to the one before it.
Be aware of the company’s interview process by asking questions about next steps. This way you can take a proactive stance while expressing interest in the position. You can also learn what the company considers to be appropriate in terms of follow up so you will know exactly how to proceed.