Tips for good telephonic interview


With the advancement in technology even the mode of interview has transformed a lot over a period of time. It has become a common feature for many organizations to conduct a telephonic interview to filter the number of candidates that will be called for a personal interview. Thus being prepared for a personal interview is equally important. Given below are some good telephonic interview tips that will help you to perform well in an interview even on a phone.

Things to remember in a Telephonic Interview

1)   Always keep your resume handy to provide information on points that the interviewer may ask.

2)   Move to a place that is quite and calm and where you will not be distracted by kids, pets, television, stereo etc.

3)   Do not take a telephonic interview while drinking beverages or chewing gum, smoking etc as you will not be able to pay complete attention to the opposite person.

4)   Speak in a slow and clear manner that the person on the other side of the phone is able to comprehend.

5)   You can keep a glass of water handy just in case your mouth goes dry and sip it when the interviewer is speaking.

6)   Try to have a smiling tone as an interviewer can make out your pleasing tone when you speak.

7)   Try to give answers that are short but relevant. Don’t try to be too dreggy about things that you are speaking about.

8)   Do not try to interrupt the interviewer when he is speaking. Instead wait for him to complete and then ask whatever you wish to know.

9)   As soon as the interview is completed ensure to ask for an appointment to come over and meet personally.

10)               Finally remember to thank the interviewer for considering calling you for a telephonic interview.

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