PHONE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS & ANSWERS!

PHONE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS & ANSWERS!

PHONE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS & ANSWERS! (A Real ‘LIVE’ Telephone Job Interview Example!)

Do you have a phone interview coming up?

Want to impress the hiring manager and get the edge over other candidates?

If the answer is yes, then you’ll want to watch the below video where Richard undertakes a live phone interview and provides REAL HIGH-SCORING EXAMPLE ANSWERS you can use to PASS!

Be sure to also check out Richard’s phone interview checklist and cheatsheet below!

PHONE INTERVIEW CHECKLIST.

  • Make sure you are in a quiet room with no distractions.
  • Make sure your phone is fully charged.
  • Take the phone interview as seriously as you would for an in-person interview.
  • Prepare answers to the most common telephone interview questions.
  • Prepare a cheat-sheet with bullet points (remember, they cannot see you!)
  • Research their company before the phone interview!
  • Have 3 smart questions ready to ask at the end of the phone interview.
  • Send a thank you email after the phone interview has finished.

Now let’s take a look at the PHONE INTERVIEW CHEATSHEET which contains some high-scoring talking points to the most common phone interview questions…

Q1. TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF.

  • Thank you for this opportunity.
  • Positive, happy and resilient person who always has goals I want to achieve.
  • Read the JD, and I already have the skills needed in the role.
  • Always put needs of a team first / Creative problem-solver / Embrace change positively / trustworthy and reliable employee.
  • Outside of work I am fit and active = improves concentration levels at work.
  • Saving up for a house, so I need to do well at work.
  • If you hire me, I will be positive role model for the company.
  • Take responsibility for my ongoing development.

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  • The secrets to passing any interview;
  • The common mistakes made at the interview (and how to avoid them!);
  • Over 50 interview questions to prepare for (and how each is assessed);
  • Full answers to each of the questions so you can learn how to deliver successful answers of your own.
  • Beating the competition (what you MUST do to be successful);
  • Checklists and printable resources;
  • All interview answers are verified by our interview panel of experts.
  • Instant online access as soon as your order is placed to over 50 interactive modules.

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Q2. WHY ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION?

  • Because I am passionate about this work.
  • I am knowledgeable about the role.
  • I can add value.
  • We spend a lot of time at work, I want that time to be put to good use with forward-thinking company that has a good track record of achievement.
  • Continuous development is something I am passionate about.
  • I feel I will be supported in this role.

Q3. WHAT ARE YOUR STRENGTHS?

  • Good collaborator.
  • I can work with anyone / I will always put needs of team first.
  • A creative person / I can come up with ideas to help the business grow.
  • A good communicator and listener.
  • Always communicate with clarity and purpose.
  • Business acumen – I understand you are running a business and I would be there to help you reach your business goals.

Q4. WHAT’S YOUR BIGGEST WEAKNESS?

  • I am not very good at asking for help when I need it.
  • I tend to try and figure things out for myself.
  • I am trying to be more mindful in situations like these.
  • Always take onboard feedback from my managers.

Q5. WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 5 YEARS?

  • Hopefully still working for you either in same role or having gained advancement.
  • Would have hoped to have undertaken numerous internal development training courses.
  • Be seen as a reliable co-worker.
  • Someone who will help train up newer members of the team.

Q6. HOW WOULD YOU HANDLE CONFLICT WITH A CO-WORKER?

  • Assess my own actions to see if I were contributing to the conflict.
  • Try and see things from their perspective.
  • Speak to them to agree an amicable way forward.
  • We have responsibility as mature and professional co-workers to get on for sake of the team.

Q7. TELL ME ABOUT A TIME YOU HAD TO WORK UNDER PRESSURE.

  • In my previous role, working on a project with 5 other team members.
  • 7 days before the project was due to be finished, 2 people went off sick.
  • The pressure was on because we couldn’t delay the project.
  • The 3 of us got together to put a plan in place.
  • We all agreed to stay behind late for an hour each day. This would give us an extra 21 hours of work.
  • I suggested we should see which tasks we could outsource through the website Udemy.com. That also saved us an addition 15 hours work.
  • By working hard together, and by using creative ways to overcome the problem, we were able to still get the project delivered on time.

Q8. WHY DO YOU WANT TO LEAVE YOUR JOB?

  • I am ready for a fresh challenge with a new company that has exciting plans for the future.
  • I looked into your company online and I was impressed with your long-term goals.
  • My employer has been great!
  • We have achieved lots of great things together.
  • Want to work for a new company where my skills, knowledge and experience will be put to good use.

Q9. WHAT’S BEEN YOUR GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT?

  • In my last job I came up with an idea for helping the business grow.
  • I noticed our company website did not ask its customers for reviews after they had used our products and services.
  • I felt this was a missed opportunity because we could get value feedback from our customers and also get some great reviews which would encourage other potential customers to buy from us.
  • I looked into our options and I suggested to my manager that we should set up a Trustpilot account.
  • I then liaised with the IT company who put this in place and we immediately started to get positive reviews which in turn helped increase sales by 15%.

Q10. DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS FOR US?

Here are three brilliant questions you can ask at the end of your phone interview to impress the hiring manager!

  1. How has the company evolved over the years?
  2. What’s the culture like in the company?
  3. What are the next stages of the process?

UNLOCK 50+ Interview 
Questions & High-Scoring Answers Today + Get the insider video tuition for EACH question for FREE!

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  • The secrets to passing any interview;
  • The common mistakes made at the interview (and how to avoid them!);
  • Over 50 interview questions to prepare for (and how each is assessed);
  • Full answers to each of the questions so you can learn how to deliver successful answers of your own.
  • Beating the competition (what you MUST do to be successful);
  • Checklists and printable resources;
  • All interview answers are verified by our interview panel of experts.
  • Instant online access as soon as your order is placed to over 50 interactive modules.

SPECIAL OFFER $97.99 NOW: FREE with a 30-day trial!

Yes! I want to pass my interview!

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