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Phone Interview tips
Be someplace where you will not have any distractions.
Make sure you are in a quiet place and can concentrate and hear clearly.
A land line in strongly preferred. If you must be on a cell phone, make sure your battery is fully charged.
Smile. A smile will actually come through over the phone.
If you are tired, stand up. You will sound more dynamic.
Have the Company’s Web site up on your computer.
Have the Job Description printed out in front of you.
Have your resume in front of you.
Have a note pad handy so you can note what you need to respond about.
Have a copy of your resume in front of you.
Have a copy of the job description with you.
Be sure you are in a quiet place, with a good, solid connection (If on a cell phone, be sure your battery is charged).
Be sure you aren’t typing while the interview is taking place.
Have a pen and a blank piece of paper, to write down any important information.
Do look up the company website, or research a couple interesting points about them- in case they say “what do you know about us?” or “why would you like to work here?”
Be ready to discuss the job description that was sent to you. Go through each point, and be ready to discuss where you have done that task before, OR something very similar. The client wants someone that can hit the ground running – they usually have deadlines, projects, problems, issues that they need your expertise for.
Be sure to thank him/her for their time, and that you are hoping to hear back from them soon.