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How To Ace A Phone Interview

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What’s the biggest obstacle to getting a job interview? The phone interview. Prepare For Interview Questions.

Phone Interviews: Best Answers To 4 Common Questions

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Phone Interviews: Best Answers To 4 Common Questions. Related: 3 Phone Interview Tips To Build Your Confidence.

How to Use Phone Interviews to Screen Candidates

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Phone interviews give you an easy way to do a quick assessment of a candidate. Schedule your top candidates for in-person interviews.

employees sleeping at work during snow storm, recruiter sexually harassed me on a phone interview, and more

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Recruiter sexually harassed me on a phone interview. You can definitely give it a shot, especially since it’s been two years since your salary was last set. Recruiter sent me LinkedIn profiles of my interviewer — what am I supposed to do with them? Wait to connect after the interview, or not at all? Here we go….

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how to negotiate a 50% increase in salary

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A reader writes: When I last moved jobs, I went from being a big fish in a little business to an “experienced professional” non-managerial role in a corporate environment, and I read a lot of your salary negotiation advice to prepare for what I knew would be a way more formal interview process than I’d ever done before.

if you aren’t screening job candidates by phone, you must start now

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I’ve been asked a few times recently if it’s really worth spending the time on phone interviews before bringing job candidates in for in-person interviews, and the answer is a loud, ear-splitting YES. A good phone interview will sniff out deal-breakers in these three categories: 1. phone interviews

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I didn’t get a job offer because the employer thought the salary was too low for me

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A reader writes: I recently was turned down for a job offer even though I was the employer’s top candidate, because my current salary was out of their salary range for the position. I first had a phone interview where I disclosed my current salary and was told it was high. salaryProbably.

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How To Handle The Phone Interview

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Unfortunately, that means it also creates a bigger obstacle than you would like to deal with if you hope to go on to do the in-person interview. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t succeed at a phone interview. Here are a few things to consider as you get ready for that phone interview. Prepare! Good luck!

my assistant is constantly gazing in the mirror, lying to employers about salary, and more

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Speaker advised lying to employers about salary. She told me a speaker advised women to quote their previous salary at $10,000 more than what they were actually paid when negotiating a salary because future employers can’t prove you lied. Employers routinely ask for W2s, pay stubs, and other proof of salary — routinely.

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bad career advice and salary negotiation

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As in, your application literally won’t be accepted if you don’t enter something in the salary field — and it’s got to be numbers, not text saying you’re “flexible&# or “will discuss later&# or any of the other strategies they recommend. salaryPrepare yourself for a rant. Does this suck?

should I tell my employer if I file for bankruptcy, using speaker phone during a phone interview, and more

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Even with my new salary, I am really struggling, since I also have student loans and a mortgage to pay. This is how it worked in the days before cell phones, after all; people received messages and called people back. Can I ask to put my phone interviewer on speaker phone so I can take notes? Here we go….

can I recover from a bad phone interview, a recruiter changed my resume, and more

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Can I recover from a bad phone interview? I had a phone interview with a nonprofit group that did not go as well as planned. After sending a nice thank-you to the office coordinator who set up the interview, I still keep going over all the mistakes I made. Do I go through with the interview? Here we go….

I was offered my boss’s job but now she’s not leaving, negotiating salary through a recruiter, and more

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It would be a huge bump in salary and responsibility, and a position that is rarely vacant, so I enthusiastically said yes. Recruiter is making it hard for me to negotiate salary. Initially, I’d provided a target salary range to the recruiter and HR guy, but I qualified that I’d need to look into cost of living.

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should recruiters disclose salary range when they reach out to you, “seeking new opportunities” on LinkedIn, and more

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Should recruiters disclose salary range when they reach out to you? How common is it for recruiters to disclose salary range for positions when they reach out to you? But in general, when a recruiter is approaching you (as opposed to you applying for a job), they should be prepared to talk salary. Here we go…. Hooray!

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accepted a promotion without talking salary, name-dropping in interviews, and more

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I accepted a promotion without asking about the salary. Thanks to a lot of the great comments on Open Thread, I successfully interviewed for and got a promotion at my company. The issue now is that I have no idea what my new salary is. – my boss and I have just set up a couple of phone calls to talk this week.

interviewing when you’re far apart on salary, turning down a date with a coworker, and more

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Should I go to a cross-country interview when we’re far apart on salary? I was recently recruited and had a successful first interview (via phone) with a reputable company. They are flying me across the country to participate in two days of in-person interviews and also disclosed that they only have two finalists.

don’t make these 10 mistakes in your next phone interview

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News & World Report today, I talk about 10 mistakes people often make in phone interviews, from thinking it’s not a “real” interview to not being ready to answer basic screening questions (like about salary) and more. phone interviewsOver at U.S. You can read it here.

I was offered an interview — until they found out my current salary

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So I submitted my resume and cover letter and heard back within a day with an invitation to have a preliminary phone interview. The HR rep also requested that I give my salary history and a potential range for their position. It seems like he thought I was a great candidate until he found out my current salary. salary

5 Tips For Nailing Your Next Phone Screening

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In most instances, the phone screening is conducted by someone from HR. So here’s how you can ace the phone screening: 1. Related Posts.

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What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

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We worked on her resume, her LinkedIn profile, and advice for interviewing effectively. From my perspective, it’s come about 15 years too late.

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how to deal with a rude recruiter

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A reader writes: I’m looking for advice on how to deal with rude recruiters, due to a phone interview with one earlier this morning. . I would rather you tell me what the salary range for this Director level position is that you sent me a description for, and I’ll let you know if that meets my expectations. salary

What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

Career Realism

We worked on her resume, her LinkedIn profile, and advice for interviewing effectively. What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates? Use it!

How To Explain Why You Want A Lower-Paying, Lesser-Responsibility Job

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So what if you find yourself applying for a job that is at a lower level than what you’ve done before and/or is at a lower salary? CAREEREALISM.

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in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? is that interview question legal?

5 Red Flags Employers Watch For In Job Interviews

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Related: 3 Ways To Build Rapport And Ace The Interview. There are typical red flags employers watch for in job interviews. Bad talk.

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managing someone my fiance had a conflict with, following up on a promised salary review, and more

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This morning, HR called me to set up an interview and the position would be directly overseeing the coworker who he had the problem with, and I would be interviewing with his previous manager. On the other hand, some people would tell you to go to the interview and impress them before you mention it.). Here we go…. ” 7.

4 Signs Your Interview Isn’t Going Well

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4 Signs Your Interview Isn’t Going Well. You did it – you got the interview. Related: 5 Ways To Recover From A Bad Job Interview.

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5 Advantages Of Hiring Temporary Employees

Career Realism

Some may be between jobs and simply seeking a salary to bridge the gap. How To Answer 7 Of The Most Common Interview Questions.

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366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016

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Prepare stories for your job interview. Know how to correctly pronounce your interviewer’s name in advance. How to use this list.

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Resumebear: Job Hunting While Still Employed? Keep it Private

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Don’t lie about your experience, salary or education — you will get caught. ” Plan interviews strategically.

Don’t Ask These Questions During An Interview

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The questions that you, the job seeker, ask in an interview can make or break your chances of getting hired. Don’t ask these questions during an interview: “Are You Going To Check My Facebook?” Check out these related articles: How To Answer 7 Of The Most Common Interview Questions. Interview Preparation

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my boss is furious after my coworker pranked her, the deal with “hustle,” and more

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My sister thinks my husband should tell her boss that he is related to her up front – like right away if he gets called/emailed for an interview. My husband would prefer waiting until he is actually in the interview – to give him a chance to sell himself before telling her something that might cause a conflict of interest.

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How to Optimize Your Candidate Screening & Hiring Process

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Learn how to make hiring simple by downloading this free report on “5 Steps to Hiring the Best Talent.” ” Download here. .

Note to the Passive Candidate: Don’t Overthink the Process

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You are getting the same salary you have had for years. You go into the interview with the attitude of “What is there to lose”? The phone interview goes great. Then you go home, not really ready to make an immediate decision, and go on with your day.Then the phone call comes. You can interview other places.

the most confusing things about job searching

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Why do some employers set up phone interviews and then never call? Why do some interviews seem to go well, but then you never hear anything back from the employer? Why do companies ask you to name your salary requirements without telling you the range they plan to pay for the position? Over at U.S. You can read it here.

Recruiting Is A Problem of Perception

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Too often candidates are left to float along or simply left hanging as an interview process progresses and closes. Professionally Lacking.

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“Stay eternally optimistic” – how one long-term jobseeker survived SIX years of unemployment!

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Shortlisted for interview. When I actually got to the interview , it was almost surreal. Here’s what Uzoma had to say…. Keeping busy.

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Recruiting: It’s Worth Doing Right

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And it isn’t rocket science to make a call and set up phone interviews or on-site visits. Recruiters WISH They Had a Sorting Hat.

Screening Applicants 101: How Small Businesses Can Hire like the Pros

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Prepare for Interviews. One of the biggest mistakes an interviewer can make is to show up at the interview without preparing.

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should managers always know their employees’ salaries, an insulting job offer, and more

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Should managers always know the salaries of the people they’re managing? Should every manager, even a first time manager, be entitled to know the salary of the person he/she is managing? Another part is to to work to retain high performers, and salary is a big part of that. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….