1. Spacious, pleasantly vintage office with open windows and tons of plants.
  2. You know from a Google search that the potential boss writes Children's books on the side.
  3. Interviewers smile at you genuinely and you have a good conversation.
  4. You agree on working methods.
  5. You can see your knowledge is useful to the interviewers.
  6. After an hour of conversation and questions from both sides, you get a tour and meet others.
  7. You are asked for references and are told about "next steps."