If you have prepared to answer The 10 Toughest Job Interview Questions for your next interview, you are half way there. Your next step is to develop insightful questions to ask the employer. As you know, most employers use the interview to identify the best candidate for the job as well as to determine whether you will fit their organization. They do this in part by the answers you give to their “tough” questions and in part by what “tough” questions you have prepared for them.
Your preparation can speak volumes to the interviewer as to how you will perform on the job. Once you have created your list, practicing your questions and answers in front of a mirror can help simulate the interview as well as help you to relax during the “real thing”. Time invested in this preparation can be your edge in the final outcome.
Consider the following points when developing your list:
If you feel the interview went well and the position is a fit, emphasize your interest and summarize your qualifications by highlighting why you are the “perfect” candidate for the job. Thank the interviewer for their time and most importantly, ASK FOR THE JOB!