ITMPI FLAT 002
Main Menu
Home / Career / 6 Must-Ask Exit Interview Questions

6 Must-Ask Exit Interview Questions

Not conducting an exit interview is no different than being offered a magazine full of secret business information and deciding to set it on fire. Jessica Miller-Merrell writes for Glassdoor with six questions for people who are not pyromaniacs:

  1. Why did you begin looking for a new job?
  2. What ultimately led you to accept the position?
  3. Did you feel that you were equipped to do your job well?
  4. How would you describe the culture of our company?
  5. What could have been done for you to remain employed here?
  6. What would you change if you could change anything about the job or the company?

The idea with these questions is first to get a pulse on the interests of the employee and if maybe those interests just did not align with business interests. The second purpose is to understand where the employee felt the business was unsatisfactory so that potential improvements can be made. A seventh question Miller-Merrell says can be peppered throughout the interview is to simply ask for specific examples regarding any of the things they say in the other six questions. Collectively, a picture should be painted of why this person decided to leave, and how you can keep everybody else.

You can view the full article here: https://www.glassdoor.com/employers/blog/7-must-ask-exit-interview-questions/

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

Check Also

The Rise of Botnets in the Age of IoT

One of the greatest dangers to future (and current) cyber security is botnets. This short …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sorry, but this content
is for our subscribers only!

But subscribing to ACCELERATING IT SUCCESS is FREE and only one click away!
Join more than 40,000 IT Professionals and get the best IT management articles to your mailbox with Accelerating IT Success!

Unsubscribe at any time