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- Find a Good Location
Go to a quiet area with good cellphone reception, and use a land-line whenever possible.
- Do Your Research
Get familiar with the company and their website. If you're a South Hills grad, ask our Career Services Team about the company.
- Know Your Interviewer
A good place to start is to check LinkedIn to see if they have a professional profile posted.
- Prepare Notes and Keep Them Handy
Treat the phone interview as you would a face to face interview. Go over a list of typical interview questions.
- Practice Your Answers
Be prepared to answer questions like, “Tell me about yourself.”
- Dress the Part
Dress as if you were going to an interview. This helps you feel prepared and encourages you to speak more professionally.
- Keep These Documents Handy
Have your resume, cover letter, and the job description in front of you. Don’t forget a notepad and pen.
- Speak Slowly and Clearly
Answer the phone professionally, identify yourself, address your interviewer, and smile!
- The End Is Near
Be sure to ask a few questions about the job before the interview concludes.
- Follow-up with Thanks
Send a short thank you note or email to your interviewer. Check that you have the correct spelling of the name(s) of your interviewer(s).