What’s the biggest obstacle to getting a job interview? The phone interview. Phone interviews are also known as phone screens, for a good reason: When a company interviews you on the phone, they have more people on the phone list than they can interview in person. They are looking for reasons to weed you out of the list to get to a few good candidates. So how can you ace the phone interview and get invited to the face-to-face? Prepare For Interview Questions: Prepare your answers to the common phone interview questions before you answer the call. Read more.