When you’re going for a job, it’s important to realise that it’s not just you being interviewed.
Any interview is a two way process, because while you’re selling your skills to a potential new employer, you should also be sounding them out to work out if they’re a good match for you, whether that’s a match in terms of company culture, where you want your career to proceed or the kinds of skills you hope to acquire while on the job.
As Gen George, founder of OneShift puts it
“A job interview is a two way street. You are not there to be harassed with terrifying questions. You are there so the company, as well as yourself, can see how well you would fit the role. While you should be trying to impress your potential future employer, you also need to suss out whether this position is suited to you.”
Typically you’ll be asked if you have any questions as an interview winds to a close. Don’t waste that time, unless you’ve already sussed that the job isn’t for you.
10 questions you should be asking in your next job interview [Business Insider]