i have a phone interview this morning, any advice?

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  1. cetiya

    cetiya Lunatic VIP

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    At 10:00 I have a phone interview with a job I really want, but I'm so nervous! Its been over ten years since I've had my last job interview. I think id rather have a face to face interview than this phone one. I've been clean from weed for 51 days except for ten days ago I had less than a bowl. So I should be able to pass a drug test.
     
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  2. smichal

    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    good luck!!
     
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    DuckDong Well-Known Member

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    Dont say "Honestly"

    Use the phrase "To be frank..." Drop in a "moreover" or "Behoove"

    Id smoke before so you will be relaxed
     
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    they're at it again Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Talk like a reggie most companies are looking for AA candidates.
     
  5. R.P. McMurphy

    R.P. McMurphy Well-Known Member

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    ...just tell them, my name is cheryl and i am you daughter.

    if that doesnt work try some heavy breathing.
     
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  6. R.P. McMurphy

    R.P. McMurphy Well-Known Member

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    ...you could always drop the go to "in a sense".
     
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    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits VIP

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    don't say anything stupid.
     
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    In other words "Don't take any advice from here!".
     
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    If you get stumped, pull a Baba Booey and ask the person what they do for a living...
     
  10. R.P. McMurphy

    R.P. McMurphy Well-Known Member

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    ...the audio is real good.
     
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    Beat off while you're on the phone.
     
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    FishySausage Original Nuttah VIP Gold

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    "Listen, what do you do for a living?..."

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    Ask a lot of good questions. Make sure you sound genuine & truly interested in position.

    "Why is position open?"
    "how long was the last person in role?"
    "what changes would you like to see the new person bring to the role?"
    "What are some of the challenges this person will face?"

    Good luck!
     
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    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    Deep breaths (before, not while on the phone with interviewer!)
     
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    Cinnaminion All Shadowy Light

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    Make sure you use the bathroom before the call.
    Might be a tad off putting if your interviewer heard you taking a pee in the middle of answering a question about your management styles.
     
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    Talk dirty to them. That would be hot.
     
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    Talk a little slower, and clear, and try to put on a upbeat attitude without rushing through questions.


    Also ask if you can bring a pipe to work.
     
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    stick in a "on some level"
     
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    Give us some background, are you actually qualified for the job? If so you'll do fine, if not we can help you bullshit you're way through :)

    What's your résumé? Have experience in the field? How long were you at your previous employer? You'll need some material on how you were a problem solver. Once you came across a problem at work how did you solve it, did you tell others about it? If so, how?

    Clean up any social media accounts. Delete those pics of you taking body shots off that stripper from spring break.

    Have a weird or ethnic first name? Just say over the phone everybody just calls you Larry, or Eddy.

    Any DUI convictions, hope you had those cleared up.

    Any other red flags you might think are a problem, clear them up.
     
  20. cetiya

    cetiya Lunatic VIP

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    You guys are nuts! At least you got me to laugh. Jyanks, that's good advice, ill use a couple of those questions. Its for a day shift so ill have to pretend I want to work days. I just need to get in there and hope a night shift opens up eventually. At least I have a job so the world wont end if I don't get it.
     
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