• Follow
   

Telephonic Interviews

Submited by- Team Sitagita on 26 Jun, 2011 HEALTH  WOMENS & KIDS HEALTH  

Rate It
  Avg. Rating (0/5)370 Reads0 Comment(s)
Be the first one to Like this post Like It (0)

It is now common for companies to conduct their screening with the help of a telephone. Heres how to go about it.

Practise before the mirror, ask yourself questions and then answer them. This is the best way to perfect your pronunciation, speed and your choice of words.

  • Begin by introducing yourself with your first name after greeting the caller.

  • Dont talk too much, too fast. Let the other person do most of the talking. You keep your reserve. You must know when to stop and start answering. If asked to describe your previous job, take not more than a minute    prepare this beforehand.

  • Remember the "plug" words when you hesitate or when you take time to think. For example, a "plugging" can be done by asking the person to repeat the question (do it only once!). Invent different ways, or use different phrases, to give you more time. Or please say that you dont know if you couldnt manage. Dont try to be humorous or crack jokes.

  • Clear your doubts. Request for more information if you are not sure of the answer. Remember the only way to make an impression here is to let the other person talk.

  • Keep your resume handy so that you wouldnt make embarrassing mix up with details when asked about your work, projects, etc.

  • Ask about details you need to know. Be sure of your language; NEVER USE SLANG WORDS. And, if you are a habitual stammerer, please inform the person.

  • If a discussion is stretching too long, finish your point with an example and always give way to the other person. Remember, in a medium like this, tempers can easily rise.

  • Dont be overtly excited or profusely thank the caller even before the interview begins.

  • "Do you have anything to ask?" is the frequently employed end quote by the interviewer. Use this opportunity to know about the company, the management, and to clarify issues.

  • Thank the caller for the time he/she has given you.

    After the interview is over, thank him for calling you. Repeat it again for greater effect and place the receiver down in a gentle manner.

Be the first one to Like this post Like It (0)

Share your views:

Sitagita Login
 
Post Comment

 
 

POLL

Do Katrina Kaif look super-fit in Dhoom 3 trailer?

Do Katrina Kaif look super-fit in Dhoom 3 trailer?
 Yes68% | 85 votes
 No23% | 29 votes
 Little Bit8% | 11 votes
Total Votes: 125
View all Polls

Follow Us

 
 

Most Active Members

8.jpg
jitu77912 6 points
Mumbai | India
Joined: 19 Apr, 2014 6 points gained today
3.jpg
Ritu15148 5 points
Mumbai | India
Joined: 19 Apr, 2014 5 points gained today
2.jpg
madhuparna 5 points
Kolkata | India
Joined: 19 Apr, 2014 5 points gained today
12.jpg
jyoti67714 5 points
Kolkata | India
Joined: 19 Apr, 2014 5 points gained today
shahzad231 5 points
India
Joined: 19 Apr, 2014 5 points gained today

Recent Activity on SitaGita

shahzad231 replied to the forum thread
Re: Shayari on seniors for farewell ...
(2 Hours ago) Gains 5 points
12.jpg
jyoti67714 replied to the forum thread
Re: Free kolkata chat rooms
(4 Hours ago) Gains 5 points
3.jpg
anisha923 likes a blog post
to adopt a baby girl
(6 Hours ago) Gains 1 point
2.jpg
madhuparna replied to the forum thread
Re: tips for girls to maintain good ...
(7 Hours ago) Gains 5 points
8.jpg
jitu77912 replied to the forum thread
Re: Funny Marathi Script for short d...
(13 Hours ago) Gains 5 points