u know ur #phonestoobig when ur hand aches after a phone interview.
The Singapore job market has been rather soft and employers have been getting overwhelming response for their job advertisements. To narrow the pool of applicants to be invited for face-to-face interviews, recruiters use phone interviews as a second round of screening candidates. BY CHRISTINA KHOO Mastering Phone Interviews The first round is via the resumes only. Generally, if you get a call for a phone interview, it means that you have already been picked as the top 50% of a given applicant pool. The others have already been screened out at the resume review stage. JobsFactory recently helped a MNC with their candidate screening process. The phone interview was part of the candidate screening process and we were appalled by the way jobseekers handled phone interviews. The key objective of a phone interview is to gauge your ability to express yourself, in addition to soli...