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Getting Past the Telephone Screening Interview
Better know how to get past the telephone screening interview since it's growing in popularity among HR folks. When an employer calls to say, "We'd like to discuss your qualifications a bit," what they are really saying is, "We want to know more about your exact skills and verify your resume, before we offer you an interview." Human Resources professionals refer to this interview as the Screening Interview. In today's job market this kind of screening process has become very popular and is frequently used. This initial employer contact is designed to narrow the pool of acceptable candidates, and you don't want to be one who is not scheduled for the in-person interview.