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  • Hello, my name is Richard McMunn, and in this video I'm going to

  • talk to you about the different kind of questions that you can ask

  • at the end of an interview. So, once you have completed the

  • interview itself the interviewer is more than likely to say to you

  • ok the interview is over, we've finished all questions. Have you got

  • any questions for the interview panel? Now a lot of people say to me

  • "Richard, Do you have to ask questions at the end?" And the simple

  • answer is no you do not have to ask any questions, however it can be

  • useful time for you to put yourself across in a positive manor. Now

  • before I give you two sample questions that you can ask at the

  • interview I'm going to give you some tips on what not to say.

  • First of all, don't ask any questions in relation to leave. You

  • should know about holiday leave long before you go into the

  • interview. Don't ask about sick pay, also don't ask questions

  • generally in relation to salary unless its specifically spoken about

  • during the interview. You should know what the salary is; and if

  • they want to negotiate with you in relation to the salary they will

  • generally ask you that during the interviewer. So, those are the

  • questions that you really want to avoid, if possible at the end of

  • an interview.

  • Now, if you decide not to ask any questions that is fine. I

  • recommend that you just say to the interview panel 'no I haven't got

  • any questions thank you very much, you've answered everything that I

  • wanted to know during the interview process' and that is absolutely

  • fine. Now if you do ask any interview questions I would recommend

  • limiting it to two or maybe three questions at the most.

  • I've been interviewing people in the past and they've asked six or

  • seven or sometimes eight questions at the end of an interview. While

  • there is nothing wrong with that, as an interviewer I have to

  • discuss and mark that person I've been interviewing once they've

  • left the room and I also have other people I need to interview later

  • on. Try and be respectful of the interviewers time.

  • What type of questions can you ask? Well, the first one is in

  • relation to knowledge. I'll just write this down, I urge you to do

  • the same. When I say knowledge, I mean knowledge in relation to your

  • knowledge of the company or the role that your applying for. So, I

  • would say "yes I've got one question, 'whilst I'm waiting to find

  • out whether I've been successful or not is there any further

  • information or documentation that I can read to further enhance my

  • knowledge of the organisation or the role that I am applying for?"

  • Now, this is quite a clever question, because what it does is it

  • demonstrates that you are keen and enthusiastic for the role, but

  • also you want to carry on some more research about their

  • organisation whilst your waiting to find out whether your successful

  • or not. The second one is in relation to development. It goes

  • something like this. If I am successful in the role, do you think

  • there would be the opportunity for me to develop and also progress

  • in the organisation once I've learned my role and am competent in

  • that specific position?

  • Now what this does is it demonstrates to the organisation that you

  • are intending to stay with them for a long period of time if you are

  • successful. The vast majority of employers would rather see an

  • employee stay with them for a long period of time, because they'll

  • be investing a lot of money, time, and resources into training them

  • up, and what they don't want them to do is to leave as soon as

  • they've been trained up. So, that question demonstrates your

  • commitment to that organisation. So, those are two excellent

  • questions that you can ask at the end of any interview. Thanks for

  • watching.

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Interview Questions to Ask The Employer

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    Berlinda posted on 2017/04/30
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