10 Tips to Help You Master the Phone Interview [Infographic]

The dreaded phone interview. It makes our hands wet, our throats dry, and causes all kinds of anxiety.

And yet, with more and more employers using phone interviews (or their video counterparts via Skype, G+ Hangouts and Zoom) to help choose which candidates will be invited in for a face-to-face interview, it is a skill job seekers must master.

Thankfully, our friends at TalentandRecruitment.com have created this how-to infographic that lists ten tips that will help you become a phone interview master. Take a look, employ the solid advice provided, and see if maybe your next phone interview doesn’t go just a bit better than the last…

 

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  • Alfred Poor

    Great tips! I think #6 is perhaps the most important; it’s a trick that salespeople use to be more effective on the phone. It helps you project energy and engagement. And “no distractions” means giving the interviewer your undivided attention; don’t check your email or text messages in the middle of the conversation. It’s not appropriate (or effective!) in person, and it doesn’t work any better over the phone.

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  • http://7joker.blogspot.com Sunil Punjabi

    Very good tips and they are all stand well during the conversation. One thing that I would like to add here is the internet connection. If you are doing skype et al, please be assured that you would have hick-ups. So be prepared and not get nervous. The connection can keep going on and off :) Be confident and stay smart!