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.

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.

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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.

Phone Interviews: How To Put Your Best Voice Forward

Career Realism

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. As a job applicant, there are benefits and disadvantages to a phone interview.

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. Be Prepared to Interview.

I thought my in-person interview was a phone interview, wearing the same dress as a senior colleague, and more

Ask A Manager

I thought my in-person interview was a phone interview. I scheduled a phone interview for today (I thought) and waited the recommended 15 minutes for the interviewer to call me. As I was calling her, I received an email asking where I was, since she had expected me at noon, or “did you think this was a phone interview?” ” I simply apologized again and we scheduled another interview for next week.

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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? So it only seems logical that when you go for a job interview, one of the main things you want to know is how much the job pays.

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#1 Secret For An Interview-Snatching Phone Screening

Career Realism

Many years ago, I had a phone screening interview in the nude. The phone rang. Related: Phone Interviews: How To Put Your Best Voice Forward. I got invited back the day before Thanksgiving and received an offer. How To Ace A Phone Screening Interview.

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Giving Good Phone – How to Perform Well on a Telephone Interview

Career Alley

Almost every tech company these days will hold phone interviews before any onsite is scheduled. To perform well on a telephone interview, first you must prepare in much the same way as for an in-person interview (slippers aside). Basic Prep for Any Interview.

30 Interviews and No Offers: Is the Economy that Bad?

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

During those five months, I’ve had 13 face-to-face interviews, three long phone interviews and 15 phone screens, but no offers. I’ve been told I interview well, and have had coaching in a job club. Dear J.T. &

How To Handle The Phone Interview

Career Alley

3 Strategies for Making it Past the Initial 5-Second Resume Scan » How To Handle The Phone Interview “Today is yesterday’s pupil.&# – - Thomas Fuller Recently, hiring managers and recruiters have turned to the phone interview as a method of cutting down their enormous list of applicants to a select few who are eligible for an in-person interview. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t succeed at a phone interview.

The Job Counter Offer – “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

Career Alley

Let’s say you really weren’t looking to make a move but you were polite on the phone, and next thing you know you’re curious about what you are hearing. An initial phone interview led quickly to a face to face, and now you have an offer.

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

Ask A Manager

As for the phone situation, you definitely aren’t expected to use your work number on your resume; in fact, that would reflect poorly on you if you did, since you shouldn’t be using your employer’s resources for job hunting. This is how it worked in the days before cell phones, after all; people received messages and called people back. ” Also, if there’s something specific you want to propose (such as organizing those files), offer it.

resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager resume review offer ends at midnight tonight March 31, 2011 As I mentioned yesterday , I wildly underestimated what the response would be to my resume review offer , so I’m going to end it earlier than the one-week period I’d initially planned.

A Strategy For Job Interviews: Three Themes

Tim's Strategy

The topic is job interviews. Specifically learning how to leave the interview team with a focused set of takeaways about you. It lengthens the interview, gets you more face time (time of possession for you sports fans) and lands you the job. To have a strategy for each interview.

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

Ask A Manager

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. Ultimately, you really just get one shot at the apple in most interviewing situations and you can’t generally ask for a re-do. Offering six months notice when having to move out of the area.

Will Lying at a Job Interview Come Back to Haunt Me?

Career Alley

A few years back, two researchers at the University of Massachusetts published the results of an eye-opening study about the incidence of lying during job interviews. lies in every 15-minute job interview. 3 Tips to Nailing Your Interview.

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

Ask A Manager

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. I made it to a second, in-person interview and was told that their only concern with me was the salary. Either after they offered me the job, or during another talk.

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my manager offered to take a pay cut, rescinding a recommendation, and more

Ask A Manager

My manager offered to take a pay cut so the rest of us can earn more. Now I realize that my recommendation was a mistake, and I asked he not take the position before he interviewed. I had a phone interview scheduled for 11:30 a.m., I was on the phone with a student loan company when she called, but the loan company wouldn’t let me go, even after I told them that I had a very important phone call on the other line.

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

Ask A Manager

So I submitted my resume and cover letter and heard back within a day with an invitation to have a preliminary phone interview. I also gave him the time that I would be available for a phone interview, based on the availability he had given me for two days away. I was offered an interview — until they found out my current salary was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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

Ask A Manager

I was offered my boss’s job, but now she says she’s not leaving. If she continues to be brusque (and “you’re not getting my job, sorry” certainly qualifies as that), I’d just say, “Okay, thanks for letting me know” and then go talk with whoever offered you the promotion earlier. There were phone interviews with the outside recruiter, the internal HR guy, and the hiring manager, and then a day on-site of serial interviews with eight different people.

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should I turn down a job offer I was excited about until I met the CEO?

Ask A Manager

I’ve had some positive responses to applications, including an interview with my dream company, but haven’t landed anything quite yet (I’ve only been searching for a few weeks, and dream company rightfully went with someone with four years experience). I applied, and then had a phenomenal phone interview with the content manager. should I turn down a job offer I was excited about until I met the CEO? interviewing

my top candidate has another offer, coworker doesn’t want anyone to ask questions at meetings, and more

Ask A Manager

My top candidate has another offer but we can’t interview until next month. I’m hiring for a an open position and conducted a phone interview with a great candidate (we’d already interviewed him once before in a prior round but didn’t hire him) and told him that in-person interviews would take place after the holidays, with someone in place by early February. How many interviews are too many? It’s five answers to five questions.

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On the Job Hunt, There Are No Guarantees

The Job Quest

They have a résumé with significant accomplishments highlighted , attend networking events and make solid connections , and prepare for and nail their interviews. I remember one interview I went on when I was finishing up my MBA that was perfect in every way.

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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. Many pundits will offer up varying amounts of time.

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interviewer missed two phone interviews, exposing tattoos to coworkers, and more

Ask A Manager

Interviewer missed our phone interview twice. I submitted a resume for an office manager position at a small nonprofit, and was contacted a couple of days later by the administration director to set up a phone interview for the next day (Friday) or Monday. I immediately wrote back to say yes, and to make sure she had my phone number. I know that I should have called her at 9:20 or so, but I’m phone phobic (I’m working on it).

What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

Career Realism

The topic was focused on hiring and interviewing, primarily on the need to develop performance profiles as an alternative to typical job descriptions and on the need to significantly upgrade the quality of the interview process. What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

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Don’t Dial It In: 7 Tips for Honing Your Telephone Interview Skills

Jobacle

It’s easy to underestimate the importance of an initial phone interview/screen, but having polished telephone interview skills can make or break your job search. The same goes for accepting an afternoon interview if you’re prone to a post-lunch slump.

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they loved me — why didn’t I get the job?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I interviewed with a company last week for a HR generalist position. Their HR manager and I interviewed for 2-1/2 hours! I got a call back for a second round interview and was told that I had the first choice of interview times. Before my interview, the HR manager brought me into her office and prepped me for the interview with the VP of Operations, literally giving me key points to discusss. But that doesn’t guarantee you an offer.

Didn’t Get The Job Offer? Make One

Career Realism

& Dale: I recently had a phone interview with a company I really like. Although I did not get the job offer , the interview was positive. During the interview, the manager mentioned that she had recently transferred from a different department. Interview caree

how can I convince my boss I don’t speak Spanish, bad connections on phone interviews, and more

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What’s the etiquette of asking to extend interview travel? I recently had a phone interview for a job across the country, and at the end, the interviewer mentioned he’d be asking HR to get in touch with me to arrange for an in-person interview. When you have a bad connection on a phone interview. My husband had a phone interview a few days ago. It’s five short answers to five short questions. Here we go….

What Does Fast Track Hiring Mean For Candidates?

Career Realism

The topic was focused on hiring and interviewing, primarily on the need to develop performance profiles as an alternative to typical job descriptions and on the need to significantly upgrade the quality of the interview process.

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offering a finder’s fee for help finding a job, banning significant others from work events, and more

Ask A Manager

I’ve found my jobs by offering finder’s fees to acquaintances. I’ve found my best jobs through offering “finder’s fees” of $1,000-$2,000 to acquaintances who put my resume in the hands of a hiring manager and get me a job. However, are these inducements ethically dubious, and does one risk looking desperate or, well, sleazy, by offering them? And if I don’t think you’re strong enough to connect, the offer of money isn’t going to change that.

A Counter Offer

Evil HR Lady

I'm not expecting you to make a decision for me as much as offer an opinion as someone who is not me or my spouse, who are no longer objective about this situation. I was very lucky and have been offered a position in a different state, which is less expensive than CA, at a starting rate 13% above my current rate of pay. Most people who take counter offers end up leaving the company within a year anyway. This lame counter offer stuff is for the birds.

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A Counter Offer

Evil HR Lady

I'm not expecting you to make a decision for me as much as offer an opinion as someone who is not me or my spouse, who are no longer objective about this situation. I was very lucky and have been offered a position in a different state, which is less expensive than CA, at a starting rate 13% above my current rate of pay. Most people who take counter offers end up leaving the company within a year anyway. This lame counter offer stuff is for the birds.

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Does the Post Interview Follow Up Really Matter?

Professional Resume Services

You’ve already spent your time writing an effective resume and have gone through the interview process with a potential employer. While this can be an indicator of disinterest, it could also mean the hiring team hasn’t had a chance to review your application or make interview phone calls.

should I tell my recruiter and a potential employer that I’m still interviewing?

Ask A Manager

While an interview process is ongoing, interest on either side is far from a commitment.) Within a week, I had an interview completed with this local company, which went extremely well, including an upper level executive being pulled in at the last minute (meeting with him had previously been described to me as a second interview step). If offered the job, I will accept. interviewing job offers

I was asked to interview again after getting an offer, sticking it at out at a bad new job, and more

Ask A Manager

I thought I had an offer but now they want me to do another interview. The first person had more related job experience, but she turned down their offer. The manager provided me with an offer and said he just need to get it signed off from another supervisor. I asked whether there may be a chance to have the offer not approved by the other team members, and he said yes. Should I call him back to get more detail as to why there is a need for a second interview?

should you accept a job when you haven’t met in person?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I had a phone interview two weeks ago with a hiring manager at a nonprofit media company. The interview went well. The HR person who called me to schedule the interview said if the hiring manager wanted a second interview to meet me in person, I’d be responsible for my own travel expenses. He seemed a bit surprised when I offered this, but said, okay, he’d let me know if that became necessary. job offers

5 Tips For Nailing Your Next Phone Screening

Career Realism

When you have the employer calling and saying they want to schedule a phone interview with you, that means you look good on paper and they now want to see if you are all that you say you are. In most instances, the phone screening is conducted by someone from HR.

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