Questions to ask at a job interview

Whilst figuring out how to answer interview questions (from competency questions to second interview questions) is key, you also need to make sure you’ve prepared the right questions to ask in a job interview. To make sure you don’t draw a blank, we’ve outlined the best job interview questions for employers, along with the questions you should never ask at an interview.

Second interview questions and answers

So you aced the first interview. What next? Here are a few of the most common second interview questions (and our advice on how to answer them).

Five questions you should never ask at an interview

Some questions are better left unasked. Here are five that you should never bring up at an interview:

Should I ask about salary at my interview?

Nothing divides interview opinion quite as much as salary. To make sure you know exactly when (and how) to ask about salary at your interview, here are a few of our top tips:

Five key competency questions: revealed

We’ve already focussed on what you need to know about competency questions, but here’s our advice on answering five of our favourites, courtesy of ‘Why You? 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again’:

How to survive an exit interview

So it’s official. You’ve decided to move on. Now comes the hard part: the dreaded exit interview. To help you avoid any unnecessary awkwardness, here’s our comprehensive exit interview survival guide:

Five character questions, and the answers that will get you hired

Your character is the single most reliable predictor of what you’ll achieve in your career, making it top priority for many employers. Don’t believe us? Here are five of our favourite character questions – and our advice on how to answer them: