Started the interview with why she was wearing flip flops, which then led to a story and learning that she, the HR director, drives a manual daily (I didn’t ask what car though). 

What’s interesting is that my current director, also drives a manual.

I’ve had four inteviews in the past two weeks (phone and in person), and things are looking up. I feel that I did well, and hit it off with both the director and her assistant (whose former position I am applyinng for). However, I’m having an internal conflict, in that there’s a part of me that doesn’t want to leave my current company, but have various reasons to do so to advance, make more, and have less unnecessary stress; and have an office with actual windows...