phone screens with startups

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?

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