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Dialing In: Phone Interview Tips for Making the Right Impression

Phone interviews are common for first-round screening of job candidates. They allow an employer to quickly get a feel for who you are and how you communicate.

Since a phone call will likely be your first chance to make a killer impression, you have to take it seriously and do the prep work. Here’s how:

The Truth About Corporate Culture

Why everything from coolness to creative license comes from the top down – and why culture still eats strategy over breakfast.

Resumania™: And the Award for Worst Resume “Honors” Section Goes To …

All honors are not equal. For example, being named your company’s “Employee of the Year” will likely impress prospective employers; winning a neighborhood poker tournament probably won’t hold as much weight. Many applicants make the mistake of including so-called honors and accomplishments in their resumes that are dated or irrelevant to the job they’re seeking.

Resumania™: Comparing Yourself to Cheese Won't Impress Employers

Authors often use analogies to paint more detailed pictures and deepen a reader’s understanding. By making comparisons between different people or objects, writers can spotlight similarities, adding both clarity and flavor to a piece of writing.