5 Mistakes to Avoid During a Phone Interview

A phone interview can totally make or break you as a candidate. In addition to providing educational background and work experience in your resume, selling yourself in a phone interview can land you an invitation for an official in-person interview. Only then can you pull a job offer. According to Eddie Earnest, author of “What NOT to do in a Phone Interview,” your chances of garnering a face-to-face meeting can be greatly increased by avoiding these 5 common mistakes:

  1. Don’t bring up salary
  2. Don’t read your resume aloud
  3. Don’t talk bad about your current employer
  4. Don’t be late
  5. Don’t undervalue it

The article further details these mistakes, why they are red flags, and how to avoid them.