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Points to Remember

• Develop a phone-screen script for each open position.

• Ask elimination-factor questions and determine essential skills, qualities, and preferences during the phone-screen to help decide whether an in-person interview is merited.

• Ask the same questions of all applicants for a given position.

• End the phone-screen if the candidate doesn’t pass your elimination-factors questions.

• Conduct phone-screens that are as short as five to fifteen minutes as you search for candidates wo...