A candidate who may not know when to expect the telephonic interview, one should always be prepared for it.
Following are the tips to ace a phone interview:
Make sure your answers are clear and succinct. You should practice answering interview questions with a friend or family members.
Don’t let your interviewer think that this phone call is not as meaningful to you as if it were a face-to-face interview.
Take note book and jot down points why you want to apply for the job. Make a research of the company where you are applying. Always keep a note handy where you can quickly refer.
Many candidates hang up the call without saying Thank You. Manners like these are observed by the recruiter.
Make sure your delivery of words and accent are correct. Wrong accent and slip of tongue will create a negative impact on the interviewer.
A few Telephone phone interview questions you can expect to be asked:
Tell me about yourself?
Why are you interested in working here?
Where are you working now?
If not, what are you doing?
What is your salary range?
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
What is your most significant accomplishment?