With more and more interviews taking place virtually now it's important that you are able to putting your best foot forward on your initial call.
Checkout these tips to make the process go as smoothly as possible...
BEFORE THE CALL
Get dressed as if the interview was face to face, this puts you in a professional mind set
Make sure you are in a quiet room with no interruptions
Wear headphones to help block out outside noises
Make sure to silence other notifications on your phone and any other devices
Have a copy of your CV printed out, alongside having a pen and paper at hand
Write a list of any questions you may have beforehand
Have a glass of water ready
DURING THE CALL
Answer the phone professionally “Good morning, this is ... speaking"
Stand or walk around when you’re on the phone, this helps with voice projection
Make sure not to smoke, eat or chew gum
AFTER THE CALL
Thank your interviewer for their time by sending a follow up email 6-8 hours afterwards
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