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Have you ever had a job interview over the phone? What jobs allow this?

I will need to find a job in another state, but since I don't have a place to stay over there until I get a job, would a phone interview be possible for basic jobs?

Asked By: - 2/26/2011
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Some employers screen potential applicants over the phone, however this does not result in an applicant getting hired without a face to face interview. You cannot force an employer to give you a phone interview. Most employers want to see the applicant in person. Finding a job is going to be extremely difficult for you... More
Answered By: Heather - 2/26/2011
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Usually, the applicant pool is large enough for basic non-professional jobs that they don't do phone interviews. Phone interviews usually are used for "professional" or in-demand jobs where the employer is drawing from a much smaller applicant pool and wants to avoid having to pay someone to come interview.
Answered By: Steve D - 2/26/2011
 
Many places do first interviews over the phone... More
Answered By: Cdpende - 2/26/2011
 
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