When you are sitting in the hot seat, hopeful — and anxious — about a promising opportunity, it doesn’t feel like interviewing is a two-way street. Especially when you are attempting to impress your could-be boss or potential colleague. However, career expert Amanda Augustine says every candidate should treat the experience as the opportunity to get a new gig, sure, but also determine if you actually want to work for the company.
This means coming prepared for anything they will throw your way and follow-up questions to pose as the session comes to a close. “Asking thoughtful questions signals to the interviewer that you’re taking the interview seriously and are genuinely interested in the position,” she explains.
Though you probably a handful of go-to questions, there are a few zingers you’re missing. Here, the pros provide inspiration for the next time you’re going through the interview process: