How To Impress An IT Recruiter Through The Phone

Competition in the IT staffing industry keeps growing based on the need for skilled IT professionals.  Subsequently more and more IT recruiting firms are hiring additional technical recruiters.  With so many IT recruiters out there, it’s imperative that high-tech professionals utilize their services.  At no cost to the prospective candidate, IT recruiters Boston can do all of the leg-work that most IT job hunters can’t.

With the improving economic market conditions, more and more jobs are starting to open up.  Because most IT managers don’t have time to sort through resumes and screen every candidate, the need for IT recruiters MA has subsequently increased as well.

So what does this mean for the job seeker?  You must impress the technical recruiter over the phone.  This can be a little more difficult as you will not be able to notice any changes in their face or how they react to specific explanations about your experience.

You need to pay attention to the sounds coming from the IT recruiter.  Listen to their pauses as well as the variances in their voice.  This will help you understand a bit more about what the hiring manager may be thinking.

When speaking with technical recruiters over the phone, make sure to be courteous of them taking notes.  You do not want to speak too quickly and not allow them to jot down all your information.  In addition, many people tend to speak a little faster when talking over the phone.  This may give the IT headhunter the impression that you were nervous.  Therefore, talk a bit slower and clear – you want to portray yourself as calm and confident over the phone.

Interviews over the phone are much more difficult then in-person interviews.  There are many other factors that negatively impact your interview, such as background noise and/or bad reception. Therefore, remember to prepare ahead of time like you would for an in-person interview.

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AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a leading Information Technology recruiting company. Specializing in placing contract and permanent personnel in both Infrastructure Support and Applications Development positions, AVID has a national presence supporting clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Headquartered in Boston, MA, AVID has achieved tremendous growth since the firm's inception in 2003. This has triggered numerous national awards and recognition, such as being named to Inc. 500 Magazine's list of 5,000 Fastest Growing Privately-held Companies in the US in 2010, 2011 and 2013. Additionally, the firm boasts of having more than 100 five-star reviews on Google from clients and candidates who rave about their experience and interaction with the firm's recruiters.

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