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Phone Interview Tips Free Training Webinar

Have you ever bombed a phone interview? Are you afraid you might?

Or do you just think phone interviews are awkward and painful?

If you answered 'yes,' I have a solution for you.

What should happen (and what CAN happen) is that each one of your phone interviews should get you invited to interview in person.

If you want that to happen for you, then you need to come to my free training webinar, Phone Interviews: 25 'How To' Tips You Need Now.

In this webinar, I’m going to share with you my top 25 tips for a fantastic, stress-free phone interview. We’ll talk about how to get ready for it, what to say, how to answer their questions, and how to avoid some really big mistakes.

These tips are going to help you stand out from the other candidates and make sure your name gets to the short list.

I’m offering this training webinar free of charge.

Register Here.

Phone Interviews - New eBook - Giveaway January 15th

Do you have a phone interview coming up? Let me help you ace it and get invited to the face-to-face.

Telephone Interview EbookI've just released my brand new ebook in Amazon's Kindle Store:

How to Ace Your Phone Interview:
Top 37 Tips for the Best Interview of Your Life

37 Top Tips for the Best Phone Interview of Your Life

Phone interviews are really phone ‘screens.’  Employers use them to weed out candidates and come up with a short list of people to interview face-to-face.  If you don’t get invited to interview, you got screened out of the job.

This book will keep you from getting screened out and consistently put you on the short list of candidates who get to interview in person.  You'll discover:

  • Exceptional Answers to Phone Interview Questions
  • Phone Interview Mistakes That Get You Screened Out
  • How To Be Confident & Make a Fantastic First Impression
  • Powerful ‘How To’ Tips for a Perfect Phone Interview
  • How To Get Invited To Interview Face-To-Face

> See Phone Interview eBook Description Here <

***To celebrate the launch of this ebook, I am giving it away AT NO COST January 15th ONLY.  Simply go to Amazon's Kindle Store and download it on the big day...don't forget, because on the 16th the price goes back to $2.99.

> Get How to Ace Your Phone Interview for Free <

 

** If you like this book, make sure you check out my other ebooks in Amazon's Kindle Store...

How to Answer Interview Questions                                                                                                                   How Do You Prepare for an Interview?

Interview Preparation Ebook on Amazon KindleHow to Answer Interview Questions eBook

 

Finding a Job Fast Using a 30 / 60 / 90 Day Plan

30-60-90-Day Plan eBook on Amazon Kindle Store

 

 

 

Phone Interviews - New eBook - Giveaway January 7th and 8th

Do you have a phone interview coming up? Let me help you ace it and get invited to the face-to-face.

Telephone Interview EbookI've just released my brand new ebook in Amazon's Kindle Store:

How to Ace Your Phone Interview:
Top 37 Tips for the Best Interview of Your Life

37 Top Tips for the Best Phone Interview of Your Life

Phone interviews are really phone ‘screens.’  Employers use them to weed out candidates and come up with a short list of people to interview face-to-face.  If you don’t get invited to interview, you got screened out of the job.

This book will keep you from getting screened out and consistently put you on the short list of candidates who get to interview in person.  You'll discover:

  • Exceptional Answers to Phone Interview Questions
  • Phone Interview Mistakes That Get You Screened Out
  • How To Be Confident and Make a Fantastic First Impression
  • Powerful ‘How To’ Tips for a Perfect Phone Interview
  • How To Get Invited To Interview Face-To-Face

> See Phone Interview eBook Description Here <

***To celebrate the launch of this ebook, I am giving it away AT NO COST January 7th and 8th.  Simply go to Amazon's Kindle Store and download it then.

> Get How to Ace Your Phone Interview for Free <

 

** If you like this book, make sure you check out my other ebooks in Amazon's Kindle Store...

How to Answer Interview Questions                                                                                                                   How Do You Prepare for an Interview?

Interview Preparation Ebook on Amazon KindleHow to Answer Interview Questions eBook

 

Finding a Job Fast Using a 30 / 60 / 90 Day Plan

30-60-90-Day Plan eBook on Amazon Kindle Store

 

 

 

How to Answer Interview Questions eBook Now #1 Kindle 'Interview' on Amazon

Search 'interview' in Amazon's Kindle store and what pops up #1 on the list?

How to Answer Interview Questions

#1 Interview eBook in Amazon Kindle Store

I am thrilled that my ebook holds the #1 spot.  Thanks to everyone who has purchased it...if you haven't yet, take this opportunity to get it.

It contains 'a wealth of useful and practical suggestions' that are 'easy to understand and assimilate thanks to the concise detailed explanations and numerous examples' (from one of the dozens of great reviews).

Crush your next interview with the best answers to 101 tough interview questions.  Get How to Answer Interview Questions today.

 

 

Phone Interview Tip - Research the Interviewer

Do you research the company before your job interview?  How about the interviewer?  You can give yourself a huge advantage in your job interview if you research the interviewer ahead of time.

In the video below, I'll tell you how to gather information about your interviewer...what questions you should ask, who you should ask, and what you're looking for.  These tips will put you ahead of the other candidates and make you absolutely stand out as the best candidate.  There are 3 important places you can gather information.  Click the video to watch.

 

 

Find out more places to gather information and see how it can help you ace your interview in my blog article:  Phone Interview Tips #8.

Check out my entire blog series, Phone Interviews: 37 Essential and Extraordinary Tips That Will Get You To the Face-to-Face.

Phone Interview Tips - Good Communication Means More Than You Think

All interviews require you to have good communication skills. How else can you convey to them that you are the right person to hire? But phone interviews are a special case, with a few more considerations than your average interview.

In the video below, I will give you some critical tips you need for good communication in your phone interview.

Click on the video to watch.

Read my blog article for more on this, including some great tips for your phone interview questions and answers, techniques for getting more information from the interviewer, and great communication advice about how to clarify for understanding. See the article here: Phone Interview Tips #32.

Get comprehensive phone interview tips in my blog series, Phone Interview Tips Series: 37 Essential and Extraordinary Tips That Will Get You To the Face-to-Face.

Phone Interview Tips - How to Research the Company

Should you research the company before a phone interview? Absolutely.

In the video below, I will tell you what questions to keep in mind when you research the company before your phone interview. What are you looking for? Where should you find this information?

Click on the video to watch.

Check out my blog post for more details on this: Phone Interview Tip 9

Get comprehensive phone interview tips when you read my entire series on Phone Interview Tips.

Phone Interview Tips - What To Say To Get Them To Move You Forward

What's the biggest question for every job candidate? In a phone interview, it's "What can I say to get them to invite me to interview in person?"

I talk all the time about being strategic in your interviews, and this is a prime example of what I'm talking about. You don't just hope that you answer the questions right...you think about the whole interaction and do the things that will be most likely to make you successful.

In the video below, I will give you the best tip ever for guaranteeing a great phone interview and maximizing your chances to get to the face-to-face.

Click to watch.

Read my more-detailed blog article on this subject here: Phone Interview Tips #15

Check out my entire list of the Top 37 Tips for a great Phone Interview in my Phone Interview Tips series.

Phone Interview Tips - What Words Will Kill Your Chances?

OK, I know...you know you have to clean up your language for interviews. Certain words are not appropriate in professional settings.

But...do you really know what hiring managers are thinking when they evaluate the words you say? Do you know they try to loosen you up to see the 'real' you?

Interviews (especially phone interviews) are so stressful that it's very, very easy to slip up. I have seen this happen to more than a few candidates.

In the short video below, I talk a little about the language that will stop you from moving forward, and how to be successful in your phone interview.

Click the video to watch.

Read my more-detailed blog article on this subject here: Phone Interview Tips #23. In the article, you'll also see tips to avoid weak language, speech fillers, and other common problems.

Check out my entire list of the Top 37 Tips for a great Phone Interview in my Phone Interview Tips series.

Phone Interview Tips - How To Stay Focused And Put Your Best Foot Forward

To many candidates, phone interviews seem like they're not a big deal--it's not even a 'real' interview.  It's just a phone call.

But in reality, this is a critical tipping point...this is what determines whether you get invited for the face-to-face and have a shot at the job.

You have to plan ahead and put your best foot forward here to make that happen.

In the video below, I will give you some of my best tips to stay focused and have a great conversation.

Click the video to watch.

Read my more-detailed blog article on this subject here: Phone Interview Tips #4

Check out my entire list of the top 25 Tips for a great phone interview in my Phone Interview Tips series.  

 

Phone Interview Tips - How To Help Them Qualify You For the Face-To-Face

What does it mean, to 'qualify' you for the face-to-face interview? It simply means to decide that you are going to be worth the time to talk to some more, in person. That's the goal of the phone interview, for the company. It's to help them make the decision about who deserves a seat in an in-person interview.

There are two things you need to know:

First, not all interviewers are necessarily good at interviewing, which means that they won't always come to the conclusion they need to talk to you again, even if you'd be great at the job.

Second, you have much more control over this outcome than you think.

In the short video below, I will tell you how to comfortably, positively help that interviewer to qualify you for the face-to-face.

Click the video to watch.

If you want more tips for how to control the outcome of your phone interview, read my blog article with more details: Phone Interview Tips #17.

And don't forget to check out our entire Phone Interview Tips series. It's 37 of the best tips for your phone interviews.

Phone Interview Tips - How The Right Body Language Makes You Sound Like A Better Candidate

OK, 'fess up. Did you have a clue that body language matters when you're on the phone? It's true...how you hold your body, and the gestures you make absolutely affect how your voice sounds. It affects quality, tone, and their perception of your confidence and competence.

In the quick video below, I will give you some of my best tips for good body language in your phone interview that will help you make a better impression on your interviewer and give you a better shot at getting invited in to the face-to-face interview.

Click the video to watch.

For more body language tips for your phone interview, read my blog article on this subject: Phone Interview Tips #18.

And don't forget to check out our entire Phone Interview Tips series. It's 37 of the best tips for your phone interviews.

Phone Interview Tips - How To Show Your Enthusiasm For The Job

All hiring managers want their potential employees to be excited about the job. In person, it's easy to convey that...in addition to your actual words, you smile, nod, lean forward, all those body language things that communicate enthusiasm.

But if you're on the phone, your ability to communicate that enthusiasm is hampered. It's still important, so what do you do?

In the video below, I will tell you how to communicate your enthusiasm for the job over the phone. You'll hear my very best tip that you can try in your next interview.

Click the video to watch.

If you'd like more tips for how to project your enthusiasm for the job, read my blog article on this subject: Phone Interview Tips #6.

And don't forget to check out our entire Phone Interview Tips series. It's 37 of the best tips for your phone interviews.

Phone Interview Tips - Asking Questions Elevates You As A Candidate

What's one great way to stand out from your competitors in a phone interview? Ask questions.

Most people don't ask questions in a phone interview, but it's one of the best ways to improve your conversation, elevate yourself as a candidate, stand out, and get closer to the face-to-face.

In the video below, I talk more about this. Click the video to watch.

I have many more phone interview question tips for you in my blog article on this subject: Phone Interview Tips #20.

And don't forget to check out our entire Phone Interview Tips series. It's 37 of the best tips for your phone interviews.

Phone Interview Tips - Don't Talk Too Much

Even though the whole point of an interview is for you to answer questions, there is such a thing as talking too much, or too long.

In the video below, I will tell you how long you should talk, how to make sure you aren't talking too long, and how to help the interviewer keep the conversation going in your favor.

Click the video to watch.

I have many more phone interview tips for you in my blog article on this subject: Phone Interview Tips #22.

And don't forget to check out our entire Phone Interview Tips series. It's 37 of the best tips for your phone interviews.