Securing The Company-Site Interview
The first, and most important step toward securing the second interview is to build continuity in the end of the first interview. The typical "Do you have any questions?" ending rhetoric should leave you open for two select questions about the company (remember to do your research in advance so that these questions are appropriate and specific to the employer). Want to know if they are interested in you? Use the "Pride of Ownership Technique" to test the waters. Simply ask your questions in terms of ownership - as if you are already part of the company.