We know the secret sorrows of most MNA pursuant buried under a pile of endless MBA assignments to finish – they are not particularly great at phone interviews! They end up stressing a lot afterwards about not getting the job. But you should know it is not that hard.
We have done our fair share of phone interviews, both on the hiring side of the equation as well as the joining side. So, it might be safe to say that we are pretty qualified to write on this topic.
Here goes our five tips to ace your phone interview:
Take a note of your surrounding (you should also pay attention to this when writing assignments):
If there is a scheduled interview that you have, take precautions in advance to get in a good spot physically.
Never try to take a phone interview at your desk where you cannot talk freely. Also avoid taking a cal when there is too much going on in the background. Another important pro-tip that most interviewees are unaware of is the habit of talking on phone while walking. The subconscious breathlessness that occurs while doing so, affects the interviewer’s judgment about the person talking on phone, you may seem to lack authority in such circumstances when the person on the opposite end of the line does not know you. Continue reading –>
Remember the buzz that took the whole world by storm and led millions to try and get their hands on .apk files and get out and start walking to catch ‘em all?
It was all for the game Pokemon Go, which is much more than just an over-hyped, addictive augmented reality game that people really enjoyed playing. In fact to be honest there is nothing much you can do with the game, other than catch Pokemons and fight them! But there is much more about the buzz about Pokemon Go, than only its health benefits. It is a great lesson to be learnt about viral marketing.
But what is it about this game of Pokemon Go that can be a great lesson for businessmen and market owners? Continue reading –>
The most effective way to build a successful company is by hiring intelligent people. Find the most capable candidates and dress them, to set to work. But wait, what if their brilliance exceeds your own?
Most hiring managers on obtaining a candidate’s resume compare their qualifications with the job description. But they do not sit back and think – Can I learn something from this guy?
The reason being that a manager with a shiny MBA degree after drudging through sheets of MBA assignments does not want to be outshined by the skills, creativity and experience of a freshly off boat! Continue reading –>