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Lots of articles say it’s meaningless/less impactful to begin a convo with the typical “hey, how are you?”...What’s your take here? Let’s say you have an interview and the recruiter will call you at 9am. How do you answer the phone?

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I always do the small talk. As much as I can. I’m not that smart, but I’m affable. Play to your strengths.

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Agreed 👍🏻

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Good morning this is First Name.

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Haha solid 👌🏻

Bruh, I answer with my name. People who say “social conventions are useless and not impactful enough” don’t typically go far in life.

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I know. I’m comfortable on the phones and with people, so this isn’t something that I’m worried about. Just trying to see how other professionals that are in our industry would answer. Simply curiosity. Appreciate your response!

Smh just be a human that desires friendships and good relationships

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You seem to be interpreting my post as if I’m incapable of carrying out a conversation. If so, that’s not what this is about; not asking for “advice”. I’m just curious about what other smart professionals do and how they engage.

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