How To Ace A Phone Interview
Telephone interviews are becoming more common in today's hiring market because they save time and money compared with face-to-face interviews. Here are some tips for job seekers to boost their success rates
Schedule the phone interview when you can use a landline and when others probably will not disturb you.
Know about the company youíre applying to. Go the company website and research what they do, new services or products in developments and read the New Releases.
Anticipate some of the questions. Put potential questions and your responses in an outline form and use it while on the phone. Donít forget to take notes while on the phone. Take advantage of the fact that they canít see you.
Smile - An uneasy attitude can easily show itself over a phone call. Before the interview, spend a few minutes listening to your favorite song, reading some inspirational quotes or think about the things you want in your life that inspire you. The goal is to get in a good mood.
Disable call waiting. If for some reason you are not able to disable call waiting, absolutely ignore it if someone calls.