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Questions To Ask An Employer During An Interview



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Most applicants only focus on answering questions in a job interview. However, you should remember that a job interview is always a two-way street. Always ask questions during an interview. Asking valid and appropriate questions is important, because it gives you an opportunity to know more about the company and your position. It also showcases your interest in the company and dedication towards the work.

Asking the hiring manager good questions can be beneficial in the long run. Here are some serious job-related topics to ask about in an interview.

The Job Profile and Position

You need to know about the job profile and your position in the organizational hierarchy. Ask if you have any doubts regarding the role and responsibilities of your job or about the posting. Also, try to understand how your position will evolve with time.

The Requirements

Make sure to ask about the job requirements clearly. Try to get an idea if you are suitable for the position and if your qualifications match with the requirements or not. This will reduce problems and dissatisfaction in the long run.

The Atmosphere

It is important to get an idea about the work atmosphere of the company. Do they have a relaxed approach or prefer a formal environment? Will you be completely bound by timelines or are things flexible? It is always better to ask about their policies.

The Workforce

Get an idea about the people working in the company. You may ask about the team you are going to work with. You cannot work and give your best if you do not gel well with the team. It’s better to get an idea upfront.


This is a very important question to ask in a job interview. You should ask about any training program that the company may want you to undergo to fulfill your job responsibilities more efficiently.

Travel And Relocation

There are certain job positions that require a lot of traveling. Relocation is also quite common. Ask about the relocation policy of the company.


Every company has different expectations from their employees. It is always good to ask about the expectations beforehand so that you can get a clear picture before making an important decision.

Performance Review

Ask the hiring manager about the performance review system of the company. How often is this review process?

The Company

Ask about the vision of the company. What are the future goals? These questions will make an impression in the mind of the hiring manager that you are goal oriented. You can also ask about your career growth and how the company plans to support you.


Last but not the least, ask your hiring manager’s feedback about your qualifications and work experience. This will give you an idea if they consider you as an ideal candidate for the job.

The relationship between an employer and the employee should facilitate symbiotic growth. So, make an informed decision.


We need to talk to Marketing and PR Agencies about Amazon



Owner’s Magazine is writing an article featuring the top Marketing and PR Agency’s perspectives on why Amazon should choose their city as it’s next HQ. We’re reaching out to all marketing and PR agencies in each of the 20 cities on Amazon’s list for a private interview. If you’re a marketing or PR agency, then we want to talk to you to get your perspective of your city. Your interview and responses will be featured in an article published featuring your city.

Here are requirements to qualify to be featured in article:

  1. Must be legally classified as a Marketing or PR Agency (cannot only be a service you offer)
  2. Company must either be headquartered in a prospective HQ2 city or have an active office there (No satellite offices)
  3. Company must be at least $1MM+ revenue anually

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First Tech Startup to join Camden NJ




First Tech Startup to join Camden NJ

Penji is a new tech startup who recently launched in Camden NJ. Instead of having costly all-inclusive packages that design agencies typically offer, Penji offers unlimited graphic design, unlimited revisions, at a flat monthly rate. The startup launched on October 21st 2017, a day after Camden Catalyst, a startup pitch competition hosted by Waterfront Ventures to bring startups into the city.

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Penji solves a unique problem that startups, small businesses, and agencies tend to have. According to Penji, startups and small business owners spend too much of their time attempting to design their own marketing materials, logos, business cards, etc. And even if they hire a company or a freelancer to help them, it often costs quite a bit more than they originally thought. 

” It’s a huge time waster. And that’s why we created Penji, to solve that graphic design problem for startups and small businesses.” – Johnathan Grzybowski (Cofounder)

Penji’s unique mission

Penji also has a unique mission. The startup plans to be one of the first community conscious startups to plant their flag in Camden NJ. For Penji, being a community conscious startup means giving back to their community on a consistent basis and in ways that truly helps their community. The startup plans to offer jobs and opportunities specifically for students and residents in Camden. Their goal is to hire as many talents as they can from the city with the hope of keeping those talents in Camden. Camden is home to major school institutions such as Rutgers, Rowan, Camden County, and Cooper. Despite having these big names investing in the city, few job opportunities currently exist for students graduating from any of these 4 colleges.

“The only way to successfully revitalize Camden sustainably is if our students are willing to stay in the city and invest in the city themselves. And they can only do that if there are good paying jobs available in Camden. Currently there aren’t many available, and we plan to change that.”- Khai Tran


The startup already hired 4 students from Camden and have plans to hire more as they grow in Camden. Things are definitely looking up for Camden NJ as the interests for startups are growing from surrounding cities. The Camden city has been struggling with bringing in new businesses for the past few decades and many efforts have been put forth to revitalize the city. Things may be different this time around if enough startup companies join Penji in Camden and invest in the city.

Melissa Le (office manager of Waterfront Lab, Camden’s very own co-working space) is optimistic that Camden will be revitalized this time around.

“We’re feeling good about Camden’s revitalization and we know it will be successful if enough key industries get involved. Having major companies such as American Water, Holtec, and Subaru is a great start, however we need more interests from startups and small businesses to make Camden’s growth sustainable.”




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0 – 100 With Peter Hwang CEO of Bite App Inc.



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0 – 100 With Peter Hwang CEO of Bite App Inc. Exclusive interviewed Peter Hwang, current CEO of Bite App Inc., a startup company based in Philadelphia that’s changing the way you discover your next meal.

“Bite is a mobile app that makes deciding what to eat easy by mitigating the time and energy required to evaluate a restaurant dish. It also provides a platform for users to share useful, concise reviews that help improve others’ dining experiences.”


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