Asking questions in your job interview not only makes you stand out in positive ways, it also helps you find out things you need to know (during the interview and before you take the job). Asking these seven questions in your job interview will put you miles ahead of your competition and give you a better shot at the job: 1. If your ideal candidate walked through the door right now, what qualities, skills, or experience would they have? Why would you ask a question like this and potentially highlight how you’re not perfect for the job? Read more.