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					If you are actively searching for jobs online, you are
    sure to send off some resumes or fill out some
  online job applications. If you have a well-written
     resume and if you apply for jobs that you are
 qualified for, you stand a good chance of getting a
 call to schedule a job interview. While most of your
attention is likely focused on the actual interview, be
   sure to take some time to consider those phone
          calls that will likely be coming soon.




resume writing tips
When answering a phone call for an interview call, here are some important
points to keep in mind It is a bad idea to screen your phone calls Why? For
most of us, screening our phone calls means letting our voicemail pickup the
call when we see a number that we don't recognize Companies are looking to
schedule an interview with your right now; they aren't interested in playing a
game of phone tag
 Moreover, if you have an answering machine, it can create the bad impression
that you are screening your phone calls when you finally pickup after they start
to leave a message Always answer your phone with a simple "hello" or "hi "
Granted, this is how most of us answer a phone call, especially when we see a
phone number on caller id that we aren't familiar with However, you might be
surprised how many people do the not-as-popular-as-it-seems "how you
doing?" or "whatzz up?" If you are actively looking for a job, it is best to start
answering all phone calls professionally and properly
 Do pick an interview time if you are given the option to do so What you want
to avoid saying is "whatever works for you, works for me " Let's say you are
given the option to come in for an interview on Tuesday, pick a set time This
shows you aren't willing to do whatever the boss wants just to create a good
impression
 It also shows that you are determined and able to make decisions (no matter
how small) yourself Be sure to verify the date, time, and location of your job
interview before ending the phone call This should be done for a number of
reasons First, you want to make sure you have the accurate information
 Finally, some job interviews will take place at different branches or locations
than where you applied at If you don't want to sound like you weren't listening,
state something like "I look forward to meeting you at the bank on West Street
on 1pm on Tuesday " You will be corrected if you have the wrong information
 Finally, it is important to end the phone call with the standard "thank you, have
a nice day resume writing tips " Nowadays, a lot of us simply hang-up when we
are done talking with friends or family Be sure to not do this
 You don't want to seem ungrateful or like you are in too much of a rush While
saying "thank you" seems like common sense, it is a simple step that goes a
long way in creating a good and professional impression Now that you got
some helpful tips on answering from companies hiring, are you ready to start
your job search?
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