If you do have access to your predecessor, questions you might want to ask include:
What are the core components of the role?
Where do you spend most of your time?
What did you find most challenging? Easiest?
What were key points of the team's history?
Who are key resources for me? The team?
What do you see as key priorities for the next ...?
Any other advice?
What questions do you have for your predecessor?
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