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A phone interviews should be prepared for as thoroughly as an in-person interview. Sarah Needleman of the Wall Street Journal writes that employers are expecting more from phone interviews, and some job hunters are finding that they can last for an hour or more. Some employers are asking that candidates provide extensive work history details… Read more »

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Employee relocations have been increasing since 2010, according to a survey by Atlas Van Lines. Many companies prefer to move an existing employee rather than risk hiring someone new. The cost of relocating an employee who comes with proven performance can outweigh the risk of hiring a candidate that may lack certain skills and who… Read more »

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Telephone etiquette is not a skill usually listed on a job description; however, a poor telephone manner is likely to discount you from a candidate shortlist. Clear speech and respect for the person to whom the call is addressed reflects a caller who is polished, intelligent, and worthy of consideration as an employee. Try recording… Read more »

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Phone interviews for initial screening have long been popular. Video interviewing using Skype is now assuming a similar role, particularly for forward-thinking, tech companies. According to research conducted by Roksana Janqhorban, Robab Latifnejad Routsari, and Ali Taghipour, the total number of Skype users was 31 million in 2012. However, 560 million people have used it…. Read more »