Networking Questions to Get You Started


Your Contact

How did you get started on your career path?

What’s the main project you’re working on at the moment?

What do you like/dislike most about your job?

What is the most challenging part of your job?

Can you suggest any other people or groups I should connect with?



The Company

What is it like to work in your organisation?

Could you tell me about the corporate culture?

(If applicable) How has the company expansion/growth through acquisitions affected the culture?

What would make someone a perfect fit for your company?

What advice would you give someone starting out in this business?

What do you know about XXX company?



The Industry/Environment

What are your thoughts about …?  (e.g. business development, international event, new policy etc.)

How do you differentiate from your competitors?

What have been the biggest changes in the industry over the years?

What do you see as the upcoming trends in your business?

What do you consider to be the current threats facing your organisation?


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