phone interview

14 05, 2018

Here’s Why You Should Take Remote Interviews Seriously

2018-05-14T12:17:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Whereas in person interviews seem like crucial moments in the hiring process, remote interviews don’t always carry the same weight. Having a phone interview can sometimes seem like a formality before having the ‘real’ interview. However, that mindset may end up costing you in your job search. Today, we’ll explain why you should take all interviews seriously! […]

2 02, 2018

Link Roundup: Changes to Make In Your Job Search

2018-02-02T09:50:50-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As seen in last week’s Link Roundup, the hiring process is constantly changing and evolving. This makes it easy for job search practices to get outdated, especially if you have been steadily employed at the same company. If you’re planning on starting a job search, you may need to update your methods. This week, we’ve gathered articles that make some great recommendations about job search tactics. Topics covered include job interviews, LinkedIn, general job search strategy, and more! Read on below to check out the links from this week. […]

31 01, 2018

How to Prepare for a Phone Screen

2018-01-31T11:48:38-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Has a recruiter ever asked if you’d be willing to have a ‘brief phone conversation’ after you applied for a job? If so, that recruiter is most likely going to phone screen you. Phone screens are short 10 – 30 minute calls that help recruiters get a better idea of if you are worth interviewing or not. It’s not formal or comprehensive enough to be considered a job interview. However, your performance during a phone screen will greatly impact whether or not you are considered further. So it’s in your best interests to perform well during that phone screen. We’ll [...]

20 02, 2017

How to Succeed in a Phone Interview

2017-02-20T10:23:36-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Initially, you may be happy that your interview is over the phone instead of in person. While you may only have to take a call for this form of interview, it’s more difficult to make a good impression. A phone interview is also typically used as a way to thin out the candidate pool before moving on to in person interviews. This makes it all the more important that you take the proper preparations before sitting down for the phone call. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of phone interviews, and then get into specific things you should do to prepare. [...]