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What should I ask my potential employer while being interviewed?

Everytime I go for an interview the interviewer wants me to ask him some questions. And he is unpleasantly suprised when I don't have any questions. But this is because when I go for an interview I'm already familiar with all the availible information about the company and the job. So, what should I ask?

Asked By: BlueEyed - 7/11/2006
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Sample Interview Questions to Ask about the Job... More
Answered By: colospguy - 7/11/2006
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Ask: What can you do for ME!
Answered By: tarkus6599 - 7/11/2006
 
whats the pay
Answered By: randy s - 7/11/2006
 
Does this company allow sniping?
Answered By: js3971 - 7/11/2006
 
sometimes I just say that I have no questions but thank them as they were very informative otherwise you can ask about the hours, the kind of people who you will be working with, dress code.... anything that wasn't in their job ad
Answered By: vulpes - 7/11/2006
 
You can ask about things like benefits, unwritten rules like no vacation in the summer, opportunity for advancement, etc...
Answered By: Norm - 7/11/2006
 
what are my possible chances of advancing to a higher paying position and what is your top rate
Answered By: Pizzaguy913 - 7/11/2006
 
If you use some of the information you have about the company and form it into a question, you'll show the employer that you have done your research. THAT is what they want to know. Here is a link to an article that may also help you.
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Answered By: 4knowledge - 7/11/2006
 
You can get facts from doing your research, but oftentimes what you can't get are the intangibles. So I usually use the opportunity to ask questions like: --Describe the culture of your organization. --What is the work environment like? Their answers can sometimes tell you a lot.
Answered By: jonny r - 7/11/2006
 
Ask about the work atmosphere, ask where do people take their breaks, what do they do on their breaks, do they go out to eat together, does the office celebrate special events together like birthdays or showers... More
Answered By: JAMMco - 7/11/2006
 
Is the position PERMANENT? What are the hours? Part-time?Full time? What is the salary? Benefits? Where is the break room? Majority females or males? Company policies? Who is the big boss? EEO? Union? Bi-lingual? Overseas employment?Sites in other states? When is pay day? etc....
Answered By: Susanne R - 7/11/2006
 
You need to research the company and have a set of questions prepared about the direction of the company, current and future product/service offerings, views on emerging technologies that could enhance or hurt the company's current position in the market, etc... More
Answered By: NDallasRuss - 7/11/2006
 
Don't listen to the first two that answered this question... More
Answered By: jamie5987 - 7/11/2006
 
You did not mention the type of work you are looking for... More
Answered By: S Mooch - 7/11/2006
 
ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COMPANY LIKE DO THEY HAVE LAY OFFS ?OR DO THE PROMOTE WITH IN THE COMPANY?
Answered By: LADY GEMINI - 7/11/2006
 
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