Thursday, July 17, 2014

Telephonic Interview Preparation

The purpose of the phone interview is to analyze and judge the suitability of the candidate as well as know more about them.
  • Make prior arrangement so that you will not be interrupted during interview
  • Keep a pen and paper to jot down important information
  • Take it seriously (From the moment you take the call and till the time you end the call, remember that you are being assessed)
  • Listen carefully don't speak out of turn specially when interview is talking
  • Answer questions clearly and confidently
Do's and Don'ts for Telephonic Interview:
  • Do take telephonic interview as seriously as a personal interview.
  • If the call is unexpected, ask for a reschedule. It is always OK.
  • You need to have enthusiasm and sound confident while answering the questions.
  • Always put across the details on your experience, skills and your strong points.
  • Answers need to be precise to the questions asked.
  • Avoid using mobile as three can be signal problem and it ma be problematic.
  • If using a mobile do not switch on the voice message.
  • Keep your resume infront of you.
  • Avoid distraction. Always take a telephonic interview in a quiet place.
  • Keep all of your employer research materials with easy reach of the phone.
  • Turn off your stereo, TV, and any other distraction.


    1. Thanks for update. The points are impressive and informative, it’s very clear that what the things not to do while in telephonic interview. I will be looking forward for your next post.