Tips for Acing Your Phone Interview

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s competitive job market, it’s important to make the best of every opportunity. Though preparing for a phone interview may not be as involved as preparing for an in-person meeting, you should still do what you can to ensure that the interview goes smoothly.

5 rules for phone interviews

Cube Rules

Phone interviews are usually the first interview done when someone decides, after looking at your resume, that you could qualify for the open job. Just as the resume won’t land you the job, neither will the phone interview. photo credit: splorp.

Avoid These Common Phone Interview Mistakes

Professional Resume Services

Landing a phone interview is often the first step in getting your foot in the door for a formal interview. However, if you don’t take the interview seriously, you may never be invited to the office for the next step. The same is true for a phone interview.

Ways To Ruin Your Phone Interview

Jobacle

In the grand scheme of your job search, a phone interview might not feel like something worth preparing for -- but this just isn’t the case. Here are six ways to blow your next phone interview: 1.

5 Secrets for a Great Phone Interview

Workology

Telephone interviews are popular for a first screening interview. Many companies choose this method for first interviews for prospective interns. Your success at this critical juncture will often earn you either a phone or live meeting with the hiring manager.

3 Surprising Phone Interview Tips

Career Realism

3 Surprising Phone Interview Tips. Phone interviews are so important—they are your gateway to get to the face-to-face. Companies really try to screen candidates out with these interviews, because they need to narrow down their list to bring on site.

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview

Career Realism

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview. If you’re like most people, you either (a) hate phone interviews or (b) don’t take it as seriously as a face-to-face interview. Related: How To Ace A Phone Interview. Dress for the interview.

How To Answer 5 Important Phone Interview Questions

Career Realism

Phone interviews are really phone screens. Employers are looking for reasons to cut you from the list of people they’re interested in (because it cuts time and expense from their interviewing process). Related: 6 Tips To Ace Your Phone Interview.

Tips for Acing Your Phone Interview

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s competitive job market, it’s important to make the best of every opportunity. Though preparing for a phone interview may not be as involved as preparing for an in-person meeting, you should still do what you can to ensure that the interview goes smoothly.

How To Ace Phone Interviews in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Most executive job seekers can expect to do some job interviews via phone. According to Susan Adams in her Forbes article on phone interviews , more than half of executive recruiters and hiring managers do initial interviews on the phone.

3 Phone Interview Tips To Build Your Confidence

Career Realism

3 Phone Interview Tips To Build Your Confidence. Do you get nervous before phone interviews? Here are three tips to help you feel more confident, so you give better answers in your phone interview and get invited to the next step: the face-to-face interview.

17 Tips to Ace Your Next Phone Interview

Jobacle

It’s easy to understate the importance of a phone interview, dismissing it as merely the first step in the long job-search process. Follow these phone interview tips and make it your business to secure a face-to-face meeting: 1.

Phone Interviews: How To Put Your Best Voice Forward

Career Realism

Phone Interviews: How To Put Your Best Voice Forward. Today, more and more employers are conducting phone interviews before inviting job candidates to an in-person meeting. Phone interviews make it easier to screen a candidates.

How To Ace A Phone Interview

Career Realism

What’s the biggest obstacle to getting a job interview? The phone interview. Related: How To Answer 5 Important Phone Interview Questions. So how can you ace the phone interview and get invited to the face-to-face?

Phone Interviews: Best Answers To 4 Common Questions

Career Realism

Phone Interviews: Best Answers To 4 Common Questions. The phone interview is a gating process that attempts to weed out as many job seekers as possible so that the company only needs to spend time and effort interviewing the best of the best.

Phone Interviews: 7 Body Language Tips Everyone Needs

Career Realism

Phone Interviews: 7 Body Language Tips Everyone Needs. Why would you need body language tips for a phone interview when they can’t see what you’re doing? Can you tell when you’re talking to someone on the phone if they are distracted, tense, or interested and enthusiastic?

Fixing These Mistakes Tripled My Phone Interview Success Rate

Career Realism

After fixing up my resume to stand out from all the other job seekers, I started getting a lot of calls back from potential employers. The thing is, I ran into another problem – less than one in four phone interviews led to an in-person interview.

3 Phone Interview Tips To Build Your Confidence

Career Realism

3 Phone Interview Tips To Build Your Confidence. Do you get nervous before phone interviews? Here are three tips to help you feel more confident, so you give better answers in your phone interview and get invited to the next step: the face-to-face interview.

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview

Career Realism

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview. If you’re like most people, you either (a) hate phone interviews or (b) don’t take it as seriously as a face-to-face interview. Related: How To Ace A Phone Interview. Dress for the interview.

How To Handle The Phone Interview

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Stay Connected – Is Your Job Search Wi-Fi Ready? The method has grown in popularity because it can help make the search process more efficient and also cost-effective. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t succeed at a phone interview. Good luck in your search.

Job Search – 3 reasons no one is calling you back

Cube Rules

Did you see that story about the woman who got laid off, tweeted about it, and by the time she reached the parking lot , already had another job offer? Unless you’ve been looking for a job so long, it’s starting to feel like, well, your job. photo credit: Furryscaly.

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7 Tips to Knock Your Next Phone Interview Out of the Park

Career Alley

With many companies placing ads for jobs online and receiving hundreds of applicants for each position posted, phone interviews are more common than ever. Communicating by phone, email, and webcam may be the only means of communication you ever use. Don’t eat on the phone.

6 Tips To Ace Your Phone Interview

Career Realism

If your resume has made it into the ‘YES’ pile , then the first thing a company will do is a phone screening. The purpose of this is to test your communication skills and do a quick check of your skills and experience to determine whether to bring you into for an interview.

My Job Search Journey

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve gone back and forth about whether or not to write about my job search. From the reason behind the decision to leave the agency world to the interview process itself, it’s been a roller coaster of a journey. career job search

Do you dress up for phone interviews?

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe Do you dress up for phone interviews? A comfortable Corn On The Job, is a happy and successful Corn On The Job. That will scream through the phonee.

What to Do on a Phone Interview

Career Realism

Recently, I received more than a normal level of questions from my clients about what to do on a telephone interview. How are phone interviews similar or different to an in-person interview? What is the purpose of a phone interview ? Sell the interviewer.

When to move on in your job search

Cube Rules

Your job search involves stages — getting from resume to phone interview, phone interview to a face-to-face interview, and from face-to-face interviews to job offer. When should you move on in your job search?

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One Solution to Conducting a Stealth Job Search–Go Mobile

Competitive Resumes

More and more job seekers need to conduct a stealth job search to stay at their current gig until they seize the next gig–on a mobile device. More than ever, your phone is capable of doing almost as much as your laptop or tablet does.

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The resume was fabulous. Then he started talking.

Cube Rules

The purpose of the resume is to get an interview. But then, you come to doing the phone or video interview. It’s a completely different skill set then getting the resume right, submitting for jobs, and then securing the interview.

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Do You Dread the Phone Interview or Networking Call?

Career Realism

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Why Your Job Search Requires More Than You’re Willing to Give

Competitive Resumes

Your job search requires maximum effort. Finding a job is hard work and requires sacrifices, energy, and preparation. Moderate effort is insufficient in today’s job search. Preparation is key to succeeding at different types of interviews. Job Search

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3 Reasons to Avoid Making Phone Interview Mistakes

Career Realism

The reality is, a Phone Interview is one of the most important steps in the recruitment process for almost every position available in today’s crowded job market. Interviewing career advice career expert CAREEREALISM job search help phone screenMore and more people are looking for work which means the volume of applicants for most positions has simply become too large for one.

Is Job Search 2.0 Worth it?

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe Is Job Search 2.0 by Nicole Crimaldi on May 10, 2010 Guest Post by, Jenny McCoy They say it’s easier to get a job when you have a job, but I’m not so sure. I launched my job search 2.0 The first week of my job search 2.0

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Job search – mindset over skill set does not cut it

Cube Rules

In a job search, you sometimes just have to laugh at management philosophy about the person they want to hire compared to the process by which they actually hire a person. Have you looked at job descriptions lately? See the technology search engine. photo credit: Stéfan.

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6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search

Career Realism

6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search. They all have embarked upon a first full-time job search. Related: 11 Smart Tips For Finding A Job After College. When you are looking for your first job, you are, in many ways, a blank canvas.

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Motivational Pointers: Overcoming Your Fear of Job Searching

Career Alley

Nobody said job searching is easy. Because of all the uncertainty, potential for rejections and stress of interviewing, job searching is a dread. Overcome your fear of job searching with the following tips: Set Short-Term, Specific Goals.

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?? 365 Top Tips to Rock Your Job Search Every Day of 2018

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn't a calendar. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers.

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Assess and Analyze Your Job Search Progress

Competitive Resumes

The Voice Of Job Seekers.from the page of an empathetic resume writer. The Voice of The Job Seeker Blog. Today’s job seeker must manage more than his or her résumé, cover letter, references on web job boards. People search a lifetime to find the perfect career.

366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016

JobMob

Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn’t a checklist. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers.

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Never Give Up Hope In Your Job Search

Tim's Strategy

An abundance of job-search advice is available to job seekers from pundits, friends, family, and other well-wishers; but the most important factor to success in the job search is the internal fortitude that keeps job seekers going.

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6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search

Career Realism

6 Tips For Your First Full-Time Job Search. They all have embarked upon a first full-time job search. Related: 11 Smart Tips For Finding A Job After College. When you are looking for your first job, you are, in many ways, a blank canvas.

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How to Answer Common Job Interview Questions

Catherines Career Corner

Knowing how to answer common job interview questions is important for all job seekers and those looking to change jobs. Job interviews are the critical link between being qualified for and getting a job. So, knowing how to answer common job interview questions to get you noticed as a job seeker by potential employers is key to [.]. Related posts: Most Asked Job Interview Questions and How to Answer Them (Infographic).

How To Do Voicemail Professionally

Professional Resume Services

If you are searching for a job, there’s a good chance you will need to leave a voice message. The game of Phone Tag came about because of the way busy people can’t always pick up the phone and being able to text doesn’t exactly replace it.

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