Written By: Ken Thoreson
As the candidate, typically you answer questions during a job interview. But to guarantee your success in a new role and to make sure that you are taking the right opportunity that will be a great fit for everyone, you also need to ask some questions. Here are 30 questions to ask before you accept a job offer.
Recently, I received a call from a former client who wanted to discuss the potential of considering another job opportunity.
I have spent hundreds of hours writing a book (Recruiting High-Performance Sales Teams) and coaching people on how to build an internal sales interviewing process, but I had never considered the situation from the job seeker’s perspective.
So I began creating a checklist of questions that anyone in the middle of a job interview should ask before accepting a new job offer.
They are not in a particular order, but I suggested to my client to rate each question on a scale of one to five. A ranking of one means that the question is of less importance, while a ranking of five indicated that the question is a high priority.
I have seen many great people take the wrong opportunity. To really succeed, both the employer and the employee must be in alignment from both a job skill perspective and an emotional perspective.
This checklist is designed to ensure that the interviewer does their due diligence necessary for the new candidate’s success.
Ken Thoreson “operationalizes” sales management systems and processes that pull revenue out of the…
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