Interview Tip #1 Be Ready for the Screen Call

November 30, 2012 |

A telephone screen call can come at any time. Be sure everyone in your household — children, roommates, etc., are aware you may be receiving calls from recruiters and companies. Ask them to answer the phone in a polite, professional manner. While you’re at it, make sure your voice-mail message is professional and upbeat: No music or jokes for the time being — just a straightforward message.

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About Carole Martin

The Interview Coach, Carole Martin, is a celebrated author, job coach, and speaker on the subject of interviewing and recruiting. A contributing writer at Monster.com and featured on talk radio, Carole is using her proven methods for coaching job seekers on competitive interviewing skills in technical and non-technical industries. Learn more about her Federal Agency Interview Coaching and Coaching for Business Interviews at www.interviewcoach.com.
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