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Badea Robert

About the role

  1. Will I have someone assigned as a mentor?
  2. What is the onboarding process?
  3. What is it like to work here? What does a typical day look like?
  4. What are the expected / core working hours?
  5. What is the definition of success for the role?
  6. What is expected of me in the first three months? What about a year?
  7. What is the typical career path for someone in this role?
  8. What are the biggest challenges that someone in this position would face?
  9. What are the skills you’re looking for in an ideal candidate?

About the team

  1. What is the junior-senior ratio in the team?
  2. What kind of meetings I’ll have to join weekly?
  3. What’s the product schedule? (continuous deployment, release every 2-3 weeks, etc.)
  4. What is the median years of work in the project?
  5. Can you tell me more about the team I’ll be working with?
  6. Does anyone on the team hang out outside the office?
  7. How would you describe the work environment, is it typically collaborative or more independent?

About the company

  1. Describe the culture of the company.
  2. What are the biggest challenges facing the company right now?
  3. What do you like best about working for the company? What about what you like least?
  4. What would you change?
  5. Is there a training / conference budget per employee? How can I s it?
  6. What’s the promotion process?
  7. Are there company-wide learning resources such as online courses or subscription based services?
  8. What is the company growth plan in the next year? What about in the next 5 years?
  9. What’s the office layout? (open-office, cubicles, etc.)
  10. What gets you most excited about the company’s future?
  11. What’s different about working here than anywhere else you’ve worked?

About the benefits

Does the company offers other benefits such as…

  1. Extra days off?
  2. Dental / medical subscription plan?
  3. Gym membership price reduction?

About the project:

  1. For how long is the project on-going?
  2. What will happen to the team if the project will close?
  3. What problems you have with the project right now?
  4. When do you have team meetings and how long do they last?