Your Voice Mail Message: Is it a Job Search Don’t?

A great deal of job interview and career advice focuses on preparing a well-written resume, dressing for success, and the do's and don'ts of job interview questions. However, it is also very important to pay attention to other factors that might impact whether or not prospective employers are likely to view you as a good job candidate.

One of the most important, and most often overlooked, aspects of preparing for a job search is actually related to your telephone. Most home and cell phones have voicemail these days. The pre-recorded greeting on your voicemail sends a message to prospective employers who might call you to set up an interview. When you are in the process of searching for a job, it is critical that you make certain that your voice mail message is professional. Click here to read more.

Article by, Mary G. White, M.A., SPHR, the Training Coordinator Mobile Technical Institute & MTI Business Solutions (, where she specializes in human resources, management, and marketing training. She teaches open enrollment classes for MTI, provides on-site corporate training, and frequently speaks at conferences and association meetings. MTI also provides a variety of consulting services, including IT Training, certification testing, HR consulting, custom database development and website solutions. For free career and business development tips, see and

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