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How to prepare for a phone interview JobRino


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Many companies start the recruitment process with a phone call, as an initial stage of short listing the candidates for the interview.

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Companies start to discuss the job opportunity with a prospective employee to determine if the candidate is a good fit, and to gauge his or her interest in the job.


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Advantage of the phone interview is that you can create a cheat sheet for yourself, and can refer whenever you can during the phone interview.

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Go ahead and jot down questions, and outline answers to common questions or other info you want to make sure you mention.


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Preparation for the Interview •

Before the call comes or you call them, confirm all the details which includes the date, time and who you will be talking to. Be sure that whether the interviewer is calling you or if you need to make the call. Find a quiet, clean, comfortable place with no disturbance so you can focus on the phone interview. Clear the room — evict the kids and the pets. Turn off the stereo and the TV. Close the door. If you want to attend the call outside the home, find a place with minimal or no noise.


Prepare your Phone •

Answer the phone by yourself. Turn call-waiting off, so your call isn't interrupted.

If you feel that the time isn't convenient or you just not so ready to face the interview, ask them to reschedule the interview to another time or suggest some alternatives.

Prefer to your landline if you have. That way, you'll eliminate the possibility of poor reception or dropped calls.


Practice your answers •

Make sure to prepare a note of the answers to common interview questions (your strength/weakness, best and worst traits, occasions in which challenge had you faced, where you see yourself in five years, etc.).

Practice with your friend or family member and conduct a actual mock interview and record it so you can see how you perform and sound over the phone.

Make sure to minimize your "ums" and "uhs" and "okays" during the phone interview, practice from your conversational speech.

Listen to the recording that help you point out the answers that you can improve.


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Your interviewer will pick up on your tone. In fact, she will be paying even more attention to it, since she doesn't get to see your face.

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People can hear your smile, which makes them smile and think positive thoughts and image about you on the other end of the line. Learn How to Introduce Yourself at a Job Interview.


Speak clearly •

Speak clearly so that they can hear you properly, and keep water handy in case your mouth gets dry or there's a catch in your throat.

During the interview don’t mumble while answering, don't smoke, chew gum, eat, or drink.


Show enthusiasm •

When you answer the phone, answer with your name i.e. Eric Lyons (in a perky and confident tone of voice), so the interviewer know that they are speaking with the right person. Use the interviewer's title during the conversation (Mr. or Ms. and their last name.).

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Ask interviewer about different aspects and details about the job and express interest and excitement about the job opportunity.


Show enthusiasm •

When you answer the phone, answer with your name i.e. Eric Lyons (in a perky and confident tone of voice), so the interviewer know that they are speaking with the right person. Use the interviewer's title during the conversation (Mr. or Ms. and their last name.).

Ask interviewer about different aspects and details about the job and express interest and excitement about the job opportunity.

Don't worry if you need a few seconds to think of a response before you answer, but don't leave the too much dead air. If you need the interviewer to repeat the question, then ask.


Avoid etiquette awkwardness •

Don’t ask about the salary and benefits initially but if interviewer brings the salary issue up, then go ahead. Also, ask if they have any questions for me once they have finished up their Q&A with you. Job Interview Mistakes.

First listen to the interviewer carefully and never start speaking until the interviewer finishes the question.

If you have any query you want to convey, note it down on your notepad and mention it when it's your turn to talk.

If you miss the question or unable to hear properly, ask for clarification what the interviewer is asking. During the interview speak slowly, carefully, and clearly when you answer.


Follow-up with thank you •

Always give your interviewers a quick thank you note. Sending a word of thanks simply shows that you appreciate the interviewer taking time out of her busy day to chat with you. Find Job Opportunities In USA.

How to prepare for a phone interview - JobRino  

Job Interview Tips - how to prepare for a phone interview - Jobrino

How to prepare for a phone interview - JobRino  

Job Interview Tips - how to prepare for a phone interview - Jobrino

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