Steele Executive Search, Inc.
Steele Executive Search, Inc.

Sample Questions Candidate Should Ask The Manager

As you think about your questions keep in mind that your fist intent is to answer their questions. Yet, when possible the questions below give you a start in thinking about what might be important considerations as you assess your next move.
  • Tell me more about the science
  • Why is this position available?
  • What are the company’s plans for growth? Is there an exit strategy?
  • What are the daily responsibilities? What specifically do you (the manager) need accomplished by this person
  • Ask them to explain in their words how they view the working environment. What is the culture of the company? How many people?
  • How much interaction will there be with CROs. How external facing is this position?
  • What is the potential career growth?
  • Conclude by saying something upbeat that will communicate your enthusiasm. “This sounds really interesting. I would like to see your facility and meet the group.” Or “What we have discussed sounds very exciting. What are the next steps?” leave everyone with a definite feeling that you are enthusiastic about moving to the next step.
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