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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Getting Government Jobs by Partnership for Public Service

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Awaiting the Call for Your Interview

After you have submitted your application for consideration, you never know when a call could come from an agency. Some agencies send e-mails to kick off the interview initiation process (for example, “You have been selected to interview for position x; please call this number or respond to this e-mail to arrange a time for your first conversation with our agency”). Others will give you a congratulatory call to announce you’ve made it to the interview part of their process.
If you receive a call for an interview, you still have work to do. Be sure to write down the following information before the caller hangs up:
♦ The name of the caller
♦ The agency that caller represents
♦ The return phone number
♦ Confirmation ...

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