Hi all! Any tips for a phone interview? I have one in like 2 hours?

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Smile, even if they can't see you. It comes through in your voice. Make sure you have a clear connection with no background noise. Speak clearly and enunciate your words.

Good luck!

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Putting a small mirror in front of you helps you to remember to smile.

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Even though phone interviews are the easiest, prepare as you would for an in-person interview. Have your resume, the job description and any written notes in sight so that when can make reference to them when speaking.

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Use headphones (noise cancelling preferably) and sit down in a quiet room. Good luck

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Thank you

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Okay thank you

Find a quiet space first.

How did your interview go?

Glad to hear that. Good luck on the next one

I forget where I read this tip: Let the interviewer finish asking the question. Write down the question and play it back to them to make sure you understand. Silently count 3-5 before answering. This helps you to collect your thoughts before responding or ask for clarifying questions. This approach has helped calm my nerves and makes for the interview to be conversational. I wish I had this tip when I started interviewing.

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