• Make sure to find a place that is quiet and where the signal is strong.
• Try to sit at a desk so that you can take notes as some interviewers may ask questions which require problem solving or math skills.
• Don’t forget the importance of a good telephone manners.
Both should be aesthetically pleasing. An easy to read font with critical information near the top is key (name, address, phone number, email) and always remember to use spell check.
Use your contacts:
While you're looking for work (temporary or permanent), be proactive. Reconnect with former bosses and co-workers;
they might prove invaluable when it comes to networking.
For higher-end jobs:
College degrees are still important. It doesn't matter how good your skills or experience are. Don't waste your time, move on to the opportunities that fit.