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Phone Interview Questions

Telephone Interview Questions and Answers

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Phone interviews are conducted just like in-person interviews. They are used by hiring managers and recruiters as a tool for screening candidates for employment.

It's important to take time to review the typical phone interview questions you'll be asked and to prepare answers. In addition, plan on being prepared for a phone conversation about your background and skills.

Phone Interview Questions About Your Background

  • Name of company, job title and job description, dates of employment. - Best Answers
  • What were your starting and final levels of compensation? - Best Answers
  • What were your responsibilities? - Best Answers
  • What major challenges and problems did you face? How did you handle them? - Best Answers
  • Why are you leaving your job? - Best Answers
  • What are your salary expectations? - Best Answers

Phone Interview Questions About the New Job and the Company

Phone Interview Questions About You

Phone Interview Questions to Ask
When you are invited for a phone interview, in addition to reviewing the typical phone interview questions you'll be asked, it's important to have a list of questions ready to ask the interviewer.

More Interview Questions to Ask
The last interview question you may be asked is "What can I answer for you?" Have an interview question or two of your own ready to ask. You aren't simply trying to get this job - you are also interviewing the employer to assess whether this company and the position are a good fit for you.

Phone Interview Etiquette
Phone interview etiquette is just as important as in-person job interview etiquette when it comes to getting hired. That's because, regardless of how you interview, a successful interview will get you to the next stage of the hiring process.

Tough Interview Questions
These are some of the more difficult interview questions that you may be asked on a job interview.

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