Interviews can strike a note of fear and discomfort into all of us. A tense situation where we try to immediately create an atmosphere of trust, competence, confidence, and presence so we can win a job or our next promotion. In person interviews are difficult but video and phone interviews can be even more challenging.
Follow these 10 tips to help succeed at a video or a phone interview:
A great video or phone interview takes time and preparation to succeed. Treat these distance interviews as “the real deal” with preparation, technology checks, best practices for lighting, and answers using the STARS format. Have a great interview – go get that new job!
Have a tip I missed? Did you land a job via a phone interview? Share your advice below.
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About the Author: Chad Storlie is a Retired US Army Officer, the author of Combat Leader to Corporate Leader and has published over 230 articles in over 140 publications on military veterans, career advancement, business, leadership, strategy, education, financial planning, and national security topics. Chad excels as an author, mentor, speaker, and teacher showing business leaders and military veterans how military skills make lives, careers, and businesses better. Chad is an adjunct Professor of Marketing at Creighton University. Chad has a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from Georgetown University. Follow Chad @CombatToCorp and www.CombatToCorporate.com.
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