purpose: ensure prepared for a phone screen with a startup; and probably most other employers as well
likely best use: entry level or intern roles
questions to ask yourself:
why am i excited about this particular role?
why am i excited about this particular startup?
how can i express that excitement on the phone?
what do i want out of this role? // what is my desired outcome? (ex: company name on resume, expand network, experience in specific functions, understanding of how X works)
how can i make it clear i have history of rolling up sleeves/getting shit done/asking the right questions?
questions to ask interviewer:
how have you (ostensibly) managed to be successful doing [role] at [company x]?
what is your role with [company x]? would i be working with you?
why are you hiring this role?
what is the ideal profile of a [role]? // how do you see the ideal candidate behaving?
what does success look like in this role?