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Interviewing Engineering Graduates

By : Connor S Riley
Book Image

Interviewing Engineering Graduates

By: Connor S Riley

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Chapter 3. The Phone Screening

After you have narrowed down your pool of candidates to the strongest resumes, phone interviews are a standard next step within which to formally introduce your company to a candidate. They are a quick, inexpensive way to gauge a candidate's interest in your company and confirm the skills and experience on their resume.

In this chapter, we will learn:

  • Which goals to keep in mind during the phone screening

  • How to evaluate a candidates' non-technical skills

  • How to ask good technical questions

  • What questions to expect from top candidates