They want to know exactly how much time they actually have to be at work, how many vacation days they get, when lunch is," she says.
Frankel, who will star alongside Kevin O'Leary on the upcoming season of CNBC's "Money Court", says she is also wary of people who seem to want to work with her because of her fame and celebrity.
Frankel says that demonstrating a strong work ethic in an interview is more useful than bragging about organizational skills or attention to detail.
"The only really important thing to me in an employee is [that you] work your a-- off," she says.
If you want to work hard, you'll figure it out."