Today, we are talking about phone interviews and how to prepare for a phone interview. Some people find it very hard to know how to ace a phone interview, simply because they find them unpredictable. But preparing for a phone interview is actually quite simple if you understand the psychology and what the hiring managers, HR professionals and recruiters are really looking for in the phone interview. Once you know those things, you’ll know how to answer in a phone interview. Today, I will be teaching you four key items that you need to know so you know what to expect in a phone interview. One of them is something you probably would NOT have guessed!
So specifically, I’m going to share with you what recruiters, HR and hiring managers are REALLY looking for when they do that initial phone interview before bringing you in, and how you can prepare for it better.
So if you’re someone who’s been getting phone interviews but not getting past that first round to an in-person, then you know there is definitely room for improvement.
You might think, I need to speak better be more clear and that is true, but there are other factors that you need to keep in mind so you can nail your next phone interview.
So, what are HR, hiring managers and recruiters looking for when they’re doing a phone interview with you? Here are 4 key items that interviewers are looking for in the phone interview that you need to keep in mind:
1. Energy and confidence
2. CLEAR, concise and articulate answers
3. Technical fit
4. Top-notch resume