If for any reason, you will not be available for the phone
interview on the date and time listed above, please call
your recruiter to reschedule.
Be ready to write.
Have a pen and paper ready to take notes during the
Be in a quite place.
This is a phone interview so be sure you are somewhere that
is free from background noise like loud music, the TV, noisy
animals, etc. It could distract you and/or the interviewer.
Be connected to the wall.
Due to disconnection and reception issues, we recommend that
phone interviews be conducted on LAN lines. If there is no
option other than using a cell phone, be sure that you are
in location where your phone gets a clear, strong signal,
and that your cell phone is fully charged and/or plugged in
Be personable and enthusiastic.
Show enthusiasm for the position during the whole interview
process. Make sure that you show you are interested in all
aspects of the job.
Be ready to sell yourself for the position.
Comment on your similar experiences. Comment on how you like
new challenges. Mention how much you like this type of work.
Tell them how much you would like this position.
Be attentive to the interviewer's time.
Many interviewers have a limited amount of time to talk with
you; ask their questions, and field your responses. Let the
interviewer manage the interview process.
Be coy about money.
Avoid asking questions on your interview regarding pay or
benefits. The appropriate time to discuss this information
is when an offer has been made to you. If the interviewer
asks you questions regarding this, answer their questions,
but try to avoid getting into a negotiation on money. A good
response is,” I’m negotiable, depending on the total
compensation package.” Or, "money is not the most important
thing to me; I would like to look at all aspects of the
After the interview, email the interviewer a “thank you
letter” expressing your interest in the position and
thanking them for their time.
Be ready to talk about it.
Please call your recruiter immediately after your interview
discuss how the interview went.