Get Schooled

5 Questions To Ask During Your Job Interview

Last updated January 6, 2020

What is the most challenging thing about working here?

You probably have an idea of what benefits working in this position will bring. However, it's important to find out what things you may not enjoy and if you'll be able to tolerate or accept them.

What kind of advancement can one in this role expect?

This question will help you learn what possible opportunities lie ahead for you within the company. Growth is important. You'll want to know up front if there's room to earn more and increase your value to the company in the future.

What are the next steps in the interview process?

This question is one that should be on your list not matter what job you're applying for. It shows that you are eager to move forward in the process and will help you asses what to expect next and the best way to follow up.

What is the typical pay range for this position?

If compensation hasn't already been addressed in the interview. You'll want to find out the pay range. You don't want to give the impression that you'll accept anything they're willing to offer by not asking this question. You'll want to have an idea of whether or not the compensation is competitive for the work you'll be doing.

What does the typical week schedule look like for this position?

This question will help you determine what will be expected of you on a weekly basis and help you set a realistic schedule for job success.

Click the image below to enlarge

5 interview questions to ask during a job interview

Find a Job

Job Interviewing

How To Be Successful In A Phone and In-Person Interview
6 Resume Tips to Help You Land an Interview

See the whole series

Let Get Schooled help you achieve your goals

Sign UpLog In


#WeBelongInCollege Digital Media Kit 2020

You can help students get to and through college by helping us promote this campaign on social media!

Get A Free Copy of the Film + Classroom Curriculum

We are providing 1,500 free copies of the film to educators who want to engage their students in creating their own #WeBelongInCollege stories using the free curriculum.

#WeBelongInCollege Twitter Chat Guidelines

Classroom Lesson Plan

If you don't have time to incorporate the PERSONAL STATEMENT film, check out our lesson plan .