Phone Interview Tips to Get You to the Next Round

Phone Interview Tips

  1. Keep your job search process organized.
  2. Review the job description and highlight terms to use in your responses.
  3. Prepare answers to common interview questions.
  4. Research the company.
  5. Compile a list of questions to ask the recruiter.

1. Keep your job search organized

2. Write down or highlight the skills in the job description

Remember that this will be a brief interview, so practice keeping your answers short and on topic.

3. Prepare your answers to the following questions

  • What are you looking for in your next job?
  • What are your salary expectations?
  • What are you looking for in terms of company culture and benefits?
  • If you were offered this job, when would you be able to start?
  • What is your availability for an in-person interview in the next few days?
  • If the job is out of state: Are you willing to relocate for this job?
  • Why are you looking to leave your current company or make a career change?

4. Research the company

5. Prepare great questions

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