A couple that I have run across over the years that always provide good insight:
1) We run a background check on each new hire - Anything we should know? (amazing what you learn).
2) What do your parents do for a living - If their parents owned a business chances are they grew up with a good work ethic.
3) If you really like and click with the person - be even more careful when hiring them. We tend to skip steps when we have that "what a great guy" attitude during the interview.
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