Phone Job Interviews
phone job interviews is an
important part of the entire recruitment process. The phone interview
used in the initial phase of screening applicants, or it could be used
primary hiring strategy for a company. Whichever suits your purpose
interviewing applicants on the phone provides great convenience both
employer and the employee.
The telephone interviewer must carefully gauge the communication skills of the applicant, especially in jobs where verbal ability is indispensible (such as sales representative, customer service agent, public relations, etc.). It is easy to measure how adept the applicant is when it comes to communication. Usually, a good applicant can be known in the way he expresses himself over the phone. Good communicators maintain clarity of meaning even in phone conversations, where visual code and gestures are not possible. The interviewer should look for signs of good conversational skills.
Think of phone job interviews as a preliminary stage to the hiring process. It helps you avoid wasting time with applicants who do not qualify, and spend more time with promising applicants. The important thing to remember is to be straight to the point. Then, confirm the credentials of the individual by asking some of the key information in the resume. Lastly, you can ask simple questions that give the applicant a chance to talk a little bit more about himself so you can gauge his level of communication skill.
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