How to Flip the Script in Your Next Interview

  By Henry Glickel  |    Posted on Wednesday September 7, 2023 at 08:00:05 AM

Category: Articles

Flipping the script in an interview can empower you by taking an active role in the conversation by interviewing your interviewer. By doing so, you demonstrate your genuine interest, assertiveness, and confidence, while also gaining valuable insights about the company and role. When it's your turn to ask questions, delve into topics such as the company's culture, team dynamics, growth opportunities, and the interviewer's personal experience with the organization. This approach not only allows you to evaluate whether the company is the right fit for you but also showcases your proactive mindset and commitment to making informed decisions.

We’ve rounded up 10 questions to help get you started.  Make sure you leave your next interview confident you will be the best fit for the team, the manager, and the company!  Need more?  Reach out to an experienced and passionate North Road team member today!  

  1. Are others in your company leaving. (If yes) Why?

  1. As a manager, what methods do you use to keep informed of your employee’s activities? How would you use this information in charting your department’s direction?

  1. Describe a typical high-stress situation for your team.

  1. Describe a work-related skill or ability you have learned in the last year or so. How did you find out about this?

  1. What indicators do you evaluate to determine how effectively your employees are (team is) working?

  1. Tell me about your greatest sales achievement and what made it special.

  1. What do you like about working for _________ company?

  1. What qualities do you bring to a team?

  1. What were the biggest obstacles you had to overcome to get where you are today?

  1. Who’s your mentor/hero/role model?

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