Exit Interview Questions – Samples
Listed below are samples of the types of exit interview questions that employers commonly ask departing employees.
· What is your primary reason for leaving?
· Did anything trigger your decision to leave?
· What was most satisfying about your job?
· What was least satisfying about your job?
· What would you change about your job?
· Did your job duties turn out to be as you expected?
· Did you receive enough training to do your job effectively?
· Did you receive adequate support to do your job?
· Did you receive sufficient feedback about your performance between merit reviews?
· Were you satisfied with this company’s merit review process?
· Did this company help you to fulfill your career goals?
· Do you have any tips to help us find your replacement?
· What would you improve to make our workplace better?
· Were you happy with your pay, benefits and other incentives?
· What was the quality of the supervision you received?
· What could your immediate supervisor do to improve his or her management style?
· Based on your experience with us, what do you think it takes to succeed at this company?
· Did any company policies or procedures (or any other obstacles) make your job more difficult?
· Would you consider working again for this company in the future?
· Would you recommend working for this company to your family and friends?
· How do you generally feel about this company?
· What did you like most about this company?
· What did you like least about this company?
· What does your new company offer that this company doesn’t?
· Can this company do anything to encourage you to stay?
· Before deciding to leave, did you investigate a transfer within the company?
· Did anyone in this company discriminate against you, harass you or cause hostile working conditions?
· Any other comments?