Preparation Tips For Effective Phone Interview
If you haven't interviewed for a job in awhile, you may be surprised when you are asked to do a phone interview first. Most companies are using a phone interview to speed up the hiring cycle. The purpose of the phone interview is to cut down the pile of applicants to the chosen few, who will make it past the screen to get a face-to-face interview. Because employers are pushed for time and often have a skeleton HR crew to help, they don't want to bring in a lot of potential candidates, only to find they've wasted an hour because the person is not even a basic fit.