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This is a discussion on Screwed up my phone interview, should I cancel face-to-face? in Nursing Interview Help, part of Nursing Career Advice ... I messed up today on one phone interview. There were questions, simple questions, that completely...by whichone'spink Aug 20, '12I messed up today on one phone interview. There were questions, simple questions, that completely stumped me, and that awkwardness definitely came across during the phone interview. Should I not bother to go for the face-to-face interview? The deck is completely stacked against me after this.
Has anyone here flubbed a phone interview and ended up having a better face-to-face interview, and got a job?
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- Aug 20, '12 by TheCommuterI would attend the face-to-face interview and use it as a chance to impress the interviewer, display your passion and knowledge, come across as the best person for the job, and basically redeem yourself after the supposedly flopped phone interview. Good luck to you!
- Aug 20, '12 by leinasmomI agree..let them tell you no before you assume you total out of the game. Brush up and go impress them in person. Best of luck.
- Aug 20, '12 by cheezedI would still go. Even if it goes bad again, at least you can look back at the interview and use that as a learning experience. The next time you have an interview, you'd be more prepared. You have nothing to lose.
- Aug 20, '12 by eleectrosaurusDo the face to face! You can redeem yourself. I did a skype interview about a month ago, it felt very weird and awkward! They asked if i wanted to do another skype for a second interview. NOPE, i flew over, nailed the interview and got the job!
- Aug 20, '12 by whichone'spinkThank you for the feedback. I am going to cancel the face-to-face interview. I am traveling from another state, and it would just be a waste of time and money. I am paying a lot for a hotel, and to go to a face-to-face interview with the deck stacked against me is just a waste.
I have no job, I have no money, and I am running out of my savings. How could I screw up so badly?
- Aug 20, '12 by NurseCardDo you have the funds to go to this interview? Do you have other
opportunities in your area? Do you want this job? Do you NEED
this job? These are all questions that you need to ask
yourself. =) If you don't have opportunities in your area, and
you have the funds for this interview, or can get them, I
- Aug 20, '12 by Ashley, PICU RNThey gave you a face-to-face interview, so you can't have messed up the phone interview that badly. We always judge ourselves more harshly than others judge us. Go to the interview and knock the socks off the interviewer. Don't sell yourself short and bow out of the opportunity.
- Aug 20, '12 by whichone'spinkThe face-to-face was scheduled at the same time the phone interview was scheduled. Now they have second thoughts about me. I should just forget about the face-to-face because the person who conducted the phone interview will prejudice the next two interviewers.
- Aug 20, '12 by eleectrosaurusthere are 100's of people on this site who would love to have any kind of interview. while you're having a pity party and are going to throw an opportunity away. grow up and quit feeling sorry for yourself