Hiring Interview Process: The Phone Interview

So you've never hired before and you need help figuring out the hiring interview process?

Well, you've come to the right place! I've got great resources to help you learn everything you need to know.

Get started with the Done-for-you, Copy-And-Paste Interview Process. Find out why I strongly believe that the first step to the interview process should be a phone interview, learn what to discuss with potential candidates on a phone interview, get tips on conducting phone interviews, and ask the best phone interview questions to help you hire the best candidate for the job!


Done-for-you, Copy-And-Paste Interview Process

Are you looking for ways to perfect the interview process? Improving your interview process can go a long way in helping you stop wasting time on unqualified candidates, and start recognizing the individuals who can bring value to your business. These 5 easy steps – starting with a phone interview – will transform your interview process and turn you into a hiring pro!


Why I Recommend a Phone Interview

I’ll admit, one of the main reasons I do a first interview via phone is because most of my clients are across the nation, while others are in a different nation! It’s just physically impossible for me to drive or fly from place to place simply to conduct interviews. I can’t be in California at 10am and then New Hampshire an hour later.

But that’s not why I prefer a phone interview and strongly recommend anybody else to do the same.


What to Cover in a Phone Interview

As a headhunter, I am tasked with finding someone who can hit the ground running. They need to be able to perform immediately on the job. As of right now, the best indicator of future performance is past performance – so I focus my energy on their past performances.


4 Phone Interview Tips For Employers

A phone interview is one of the most under-utilized, yet powerful tools you have when hiring employees. They are cheap, quick, easy to arrange and can be a great way to get a sense of a potential employee before making the time commitment of bringing them in for a face-to-face interview.


The Best Phone Interview Questions

By now I’m sure I’ve convinced you that phone interviews are the way to go. After all I’ve written about it a number of times. Like the post Why I Recommend a Phone Interview, and this post where I share What To Cover In A Phone Interview, and of course in my Done-For-You, Copy-And-Paste Interview Process.

So, today we are going to dig into phone interview questions. Because, without questions, it is unlikely you are going have much of an interview at all!


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