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Posted August 11, 2014 by

7 Common Blunders To Avoid During Phone Interviews

Young woman showing body language during a phone interview on a white mobile phone

Young woman showing body language during a phone interview on a white mobile phone. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Many at times, people get confused and worried when they receive a sudden phone interview call from a company. It is mainly because phone interviews are often conducted without any prior notification or a predetermined time. Since people can’t keep themselves mentally prepared for the interview all day long, they usually end up making terrible blunders during the 5-10mins phone call.

Phone interviews are conducted for numerous reasons. For instance, a company might conduct a phone interview when they have a huge pile of short-listed CVs and they don’t have enough room, space or time to conduct an interview in the office. It is also possible that the company may be looking for a person for the customer support or telesales job in which one must have good communication or telesales skills. (more…)

Posted January 10, 2013 by

13 Worst Interview Blunders of 2012

Waiting for an InterviewInexperience with proper interview etiquette or the pressure to make a lasting impression on a prospective employer can sometimes cause workers to show surprising errors in judgment. Hiring managers provided real-life examples of the most peculiar behaviors they witnessed in job interviews: (more…)