• John Kador

301 Best Questions

301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview (second edition)



“Is there anything you’d like to ask us?” This question can paralyze even the most seasoned job applicants. But with 301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview at your side, you’ll be ready with a response that demonstrates your confidence and ability to see the whole picture and think on your feet.

This second edition of the bestselling job seeker’s resource delivers proven, up-to-the-minute tools for job hunters who want to shine in this most crucial part of the interview process. Written with the participation of hundreds of recruiters, job coaches, hiring managers, and Fortune 500 HR specialists, this book is the best available source for the questions that can advance your candidacy and convince interviewers that you’re the best person for the job. Other features, including examples of the most powerful questions you can ask—and the questions NEVER to ask—make 301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview your go-to guide for get-noticed, get-hired tips and techniques and expert guidance to put you in the driver’s seat at your next interview.


Ask the right questions and land the job of your dreams!

To really shine in your job interview and to get that dream job, the questions you ask must be at least as memorable as the answers you give. Today it’s the questions you ask that set you apart from the dozens ­­even hundreds­­ of qualified candidates competing for your job. Make your questions demonstrate that you are a superstar, a world-class candidate who will add significant value to the job from Day One. 301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview arms you with the questions and techniques you need to nail this most crucial part of the interview process.

Packed with more than 301 proven questions, including examples of some of the smartest and dumbest interview questions from hundreds of recruiters, job coaches, hiring managers, and Fortune 500 human resources professionals, this hands-on guide gives you the edge you need.

Improve your odds. March into your next interview fortified with questions such as:

  1. What exactly does this company value the most and how do you think my work for you will further these values?

  2. What kinds of processes are in place to help me work collaboratively?

  3. What’s the most important thing I can do to help within the first 90 days of my employment?

  4. In what areas could your team use a little polishing?

  5. When top performers leave the company, why do they leave and where do they usually go?

  6. What do you see in me? What are my strongest assets and possible weaknesses?

  7. I am very interested in this job, and I know your endorsement is key to my receiving an offer. May I have your endorsement?

Ask and you shall receive. In today’s hyper-competitive job market, asking smart questions sets you apart from the competition. Turn to 301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview for get-noticed, get-hired tips and techniques that will help you ace your next interview.

Revised and updated for today’s job market, the bestselling handbook for the ahead-of-the-curve job seeker