What skills or attributes would the ideal candidate for this job have?
While you most likely read the job description before you applied, asking this question will give you more details about the position. This will give your employer a chance to tell you exactly what they are looking for and a more in-depth description of what the job entails. Also, if your employer mentions something that you didn’t talk about, now you have a second chance. Make sure you use the words and phrases you should always say at a job interview.
How do you see this position changing or growing in the next few years?
This will give you insight into where the company is moving in the future, as well as your employer’s expectations for you and how career paths at the company evolve. By asking this question, it also shows that you are interested in staying with this company for a long time and growing there. Asking tough questions like this one is only half the interviewing battle. Prepare yourself for 16 of the trickiest job interview questions to answer.