If they ask your current salary, they have the right to know that…. If they ask how much you are looking for, your response is best interpreted by stating: ‘If there is mutual technical interest in our backgrounds, then I am sure we will come up with a figure that is mutually beneficial for both of us. (It is premature talking money before it is established there may be interest, or an offer).
Some of these questions outlined may be important to ask the hiring authorities to get an idea of their stability.
Do your Homework. Research the company you are interviewing with, and use this to your advantage.
We have learned to never assume anything. Take for instance, the lady who was going out on an interview for an Radar Cross Section Design position in a large corporation. I told her, “Wear something professional or, better yet, something you get a lot of compliments on.” The day of the interview she walked into my office, resume in hand, in a cocktail dress…with feathers flowing from the back. The following tips may seem elementary, but being specific is better than being sorry!