If you miss a call that you legitimately wanted to answer, it’s OK to call back within the first 30 seconds of missing it.If the call is not formal, a quick explanation as to how you missed it is OK, but not necessary.I’ve been working in a public library for years now and while some people are great, I’ve noticed more and more people just having really bad manners. Unless it’s a private library in a tiny town, there WILL be at least one if not more people with the exact same first and last name as you. It has to either be your library card or your driver’s license. I’m actually not suppose to answer reference or computer questions nor am I suppose to leave the desk.I’m hoping if people are willing to post this helpful list more library patrons will start to behave themselves. I’m always shocked at how many well dressed people with expensive cars (my branch is actually in a ritzy neighborhood so we get many of the upper crust) come in smelling like they just played 30 rounds with Arnold Palmer and bathed in gin. So when I send you to the librarian, don’t stand there staring at me. If caught helping you by someone from HQ I could actually get in trouble for doing the librarian’s job.It’s hard to answer every phone call we receive, even with cell phones.It’s not acceptable to answer a phone call in a meeting, during a meal, on a date or in a quiet location.” It can also be the call that will determine whether or not you still have a chance at a relationship or not.
For some of the lucky ones, sex can actually solidify the start of a relationship.
) and put a face with a voice while he or she is speaking with you.4. Have a few carefully composed questions ready (and by your side) for the call.
This is where a phone interview is actually an advantage – you can read your questions from your notes to prevent stumbling.
Do you have a telephone interview scheduled for a job you’ve set your sights on?
Always remember the reason for the telephone interview is to impress the recruiter and convince him or her that you are worthy of a face to face interview.