Unit 1 – 107 Osborne St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Interviewing Remotely – Quick Tips

Hi. John Perry here. I have decided to come up with some quick tips on ways to be successful on a Telephone Interview, since many people may never have done one before…

  1. The first thing that comes to mind, especially on a cell phone, is to make sure you have good reception for your phone call. Pick the room in your home with the best reception if you are using a cell. If you are on a landline, pick a room with a door you can close to keep out distractions and other noise.
  2. Answer the telephone within two to three rings. Greet the interviewer in a positive and professional manner. “Hello, John speaking…”
  3. Body language and posture can also have an effect on your voice so sit up straight or take the call standing, and remember to smile!
  4. Think about the pace of your answers… You will be nervous and may find yourself talking quickly. Walk around while you talk on the phone, this will help you slow down and feel more at ease. Keep your notes handy to refer to if you have them.
  5. Focus on the interviewer. Just because they can’t see you, don’t be distracted by emails, or drinking tea, etc. You can let the interviewer know you are interested by giving reassuring signs when they are talking such as “I see”, “yes”, and/or “okay” etc.
  6. At the end of the interview, thank the interviewer for their time, and let them know you enjoyed the interview, restate your interest in the role and ask what the next steps are.
  7. Follow-up the telephone interview, by sending a thank you email the same day.

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Unit 1 – 107 Osborne St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3L 1Y4
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