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.

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.

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.

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.

I don’t want to be friends with my coworker, surprise phone interviews, and more

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Calling candidates without warning for surprise phone interviews. As part of the interview process, the hiring manager cold calls applicants who have sent in cover letters and resumes. (It It does not say in the job posting that the phone interviews will be unscheduled.) Most people who are called don’t answer, and the manager leaves a voicemail message, so some get in contact later on to schedule an interview. It’s five answers to five questions.

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How To Close The Job Interview To Get The Offer

Career Realism

Many job candidates make a huge mistake in their interviews—and you need to make sure it isn’t happening in yours. RELATED : Need some job interview advice? The job interview is a sales process. Closing allows you to gauge what’s happened in that interview, and react accordingly.

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

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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).

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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. 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.

can I show annoyance with a terrible job offer that I don’t plan to take?

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A reader writes: Is there ever a productive or reasonable way to express annoyance at a job offer you don’t intend to accept? I recently interviewed with a company for what sounded like a lower-mid-level position. I’ll admit, some of the questions I was asked in the interview process were fairly low-level, but the actual duties of the job were complex enough that I chalked the low-level questions to a poor talent pool in our area combined with a new interviewer.

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

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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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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.

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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….

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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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Why your business network isn’t helping you

Cube Rules

One of the people in my business network, after offering this person a lead that would help that person’s business, said that they would introduce me to good friends of that person via e-mail as they were in a similar line of work. photo credit: Jason A. Samfield.

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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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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

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resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

Ask A Manager

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.

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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.

I was offered a job on the spot and accepted without asking about benefits or my upcoming honeymoon

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A reader writes: I have been interviewing for jobs for a few months now and have been through several interview processes that were long and drawn out. Deadlines were consistently pushed back, multiple rounds of interviews were endured. Today, I had a job interview for a firm I’d had an initial phone interview with, and they offered me a job on the spot. So my first question is whether this is unusual, for candidates to be offered jobs on the spot?

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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. &

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager in a long interview process, can I ask about salary? January 5, 2011 A reader writes: I had a great second phone interview with a company I think would be perfect. Should I have brought it up with the interviewer today?

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

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

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

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Should I be insulted by this job offer? I was flown into town for an in-person interview following a successful phone interview. During both interviews, we went through a round of hypotheticals in addition to detailing the specifics of my past experience on my resume. She said instead of hiring me for the position they’d been interviewing me for for weeks, they’d like to offer me an entry-level position in the same department.

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

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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?

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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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Be Prepared For Unexpected Weather Delays on Your Interview Day

Professional Resume Services

The weather can cause havoc on any occasion, and a job interview isn’t immune to being affected. Instead of letting the weather event derail your interview, take it as an opportunity to showcase your soft skills and make the most of an unexpected and unfortunate situation.

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short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

Here we go: Asking for a quick decision when you have another offer I was offered a job on Friday, but I have second interview with a company I like on Monday. I do have another offer that I need to make a decision on quickly. is that interview question legal?

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