1. How long has the job been open?

  2. What are the opportunities for advancement ?

  3. What are you looking for in the employee you hire?

  4. When will you be making a hiring decision?

  5. How many people are you looking to fill this position?

  6. How many positions are open?

  7. What is the projected start date?



  • Arrive a few minutes early.
  • Dress appropriately
  • Review your resume before the interview
  • Learn as much as possible about the company
  • Have several questions in mind
  • Make regular eye contact
  • Know your acceptable salary wage
  • Be courteous
  • Be attentive
  • Thank the interviewer
  • Practice before the interviewer


  • Sit until asked to do so
  • Ramble on
  • Fidget
  • Dwell on the negatives
  • Criticize your former employers
  • Close the door on future opportunities
  • Undersell or over-kill
  • Begin by asking about salary
  • Fail to show interest
  • Forget to follow up

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