About the role
- Will I have someone assigned as a mentor?
- What is the onboarding process?
- What is it like to work here? What does a typical day look like?
- What are the expected / core working hours?
- What is the definition of success for the role?
- What is expected of me in the first three months? What about a year?
- What is the typical career path for someone in this role?
- What are the biggest challenges that someone in this position would face?
- What are the skills you’re looking for in an ideal candidate?
About the team
- What is the junior-senior ratio in the team?
- What kind of meetings I’ll have to join weekly?
- What’s the product schedule? (continuous deployment, release every 2-3 weeks, etc.)
- What is the median years of work in the project?
- Can you tell me more about the team I’ll be working with?
- Does anyone on the team hang out outside the office?
- How would you describe the work environment, is it typically collaborative or more independent?
About the company
- Describe the culture of the company.
- What are the biggest challenges facing the company right now?
- What do you like best about working for the company? What about what you like least?
- What would you change?
- Is there a training / conference budget per employee? How can I s it?
- What’s the promotion process?
- Are there company-wide learning resources such as online courses or subscription based services?
- What is the company growth plan in the next year? What about in the next 5 years?
- What’s the office layout? (open-office, cubicles, etc.)
- What gets you most excited about the company’s future?
- What’s different about working here than anywhere else you’ve worked?
About the benefits
Does the company offers other benefits such as…
- Extra days off?
- Dental / medical subscription plan?
- Gym membership price reduction?
About the project:
- For how long is the project on-going?
- What will happen to the team if the project will close?
- What problems you have with the project right now?
- When do you have team meetings and how long do they last?